Van Dehy is new CASA of the Fox Cities Chair

Two new board members welcomed during Annual Meeting

Published Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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.

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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. 

 

Media contacts:

Scott Stein                                                                  Maria Turner, Executive Director                  

Leonard & Finco Public Relations                              CASA of the Fox Cities                    

(920) 676-0711 (mobile)                                             (920) 257-4733                                              

sstein@LFpublicrelations.com                                    casafoxcities@gmail.com      

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