Joe Van Dehy of ThedaCare has been elected as chairman of the Board of Directors for CASA of the Fox Cities, the nonprofit organization that trains community volunteers as advocates for abused and neglected children in our local courts.
“I am pleased to become board chair for this important community organization,” Van Dehy said. “We have strong community representation on our board of directors, with many years of business and community experience that will help our organization grow to serve more children in need of services.”
Other officers for this term include:
· Vice-chair - Katie Canadeo Thompson of Sigman Jannsen Law
· Secretary – Chris Bivins of MediCoping LLC
· Treasurer – Sara Marquardt of Wipfli
· Immediate past-chair – Jennifer Sunstrom of Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin
New board members beginning three year terms are Dana Koutnik of National Planning Holdings, Inc. and Jake Dietz of Nicolet National Bank.
Studies have shown that a child with a CASA volunteer is more likely to be adopted, spend less time in foster care and is more likely to do better in school. For more information about CASA of the Fox Cities, visit www.casafc.org.
CASA of the Fox Cities is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that trains community volunteers as advocates for abused and neglected children in our local courts, with the goal of placing the children in safe and permanent homes. For more information, visit www.casafc.org
Media Note: photos of the CASAFC board officers are attached to this email.
Scott Stein Maria Turner, Executive Director
Leonard & Finco Public Relations CASA of the Fox Cities
(920) 676-0711 (mobile) (920) 257-4733