Role of a Board Member


The Board of Directors is made up of a group of individuals who are responsible for the overall management of the organization, providing leadership and support. The Board is legally responsible for the actions of the organization, setting policies and ensuring the agency adheres to the guidelines and purposes articulated by the Bylaws of the organization. The CASA board meets to develop policy, monitor the financial health and overall performance of the agency. The Board also provides the Executive Director with the best resources to meet the needs of those the agency serves.

Board Members


Larry Gipson, President

Jon Overacker, Vice-president

Patricia Copeland, Secretary

Kriss Harris, Treasurer



            James Brown

            Ken Philpott

            Bryan Swim

            Cathy Welch

            Cheryl Parrish

            Todd Matthews

Board Meetings



January 20

April 21

June 16

October 20

December 15

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