Mission & History
Staff & Board of Directors

“We learned that there is an army of loving people who take foster kids and their foster families into their care and walk that uncertain path alongside them. That is CASA.”

Foster parent


Executive Director
Suzanne Skala
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Kathie Paravola, Program Administrator
Program Director
Kathleen Paravola
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Development Director
Vicki Shaw
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Administrative Assistant
Stacie Coaker
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Cathy McCoy, Probate Supervisor
Probate Supervisor
Cathy McCoy
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Tammy Cetina, Advocate Supervisor
Advocate Supervisor
Tammy Cetina
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Jackie Rankin, Advocate Supervisor
Advocate Supervisor
Jackie Rankin
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Advocate Supervisor
Alison Baughman
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Board of Directors

Katie May Yoder
Fifth Third Bank

Vice President
Luke Vanderbloemen
Alston Construction Company

Chris Larrabee
Benjamin F. Edwards

Mark Bridges
MBB Consulting Solutions

Veronica Cecil
Black Pearl Counseling, LLC

Scott Drumheller
Griffin | Williams, LLP

Sandy Higgins
Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc.

Neil Lichtman
Retired Advertising Executive

Greg Maksimuk
Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck

Danielle Marshall
Edward Jones

Karen Patton
Former Advocate and Staff Member

Lee Roupas
DuPage County State's Attorney Office

Gene Wollaston
Retired Engineer

Legal Counsel
Charles Rohde
The Law Offices of Charles Rohde