Staff & Board

Mary Jo Burgess
Executive Director/CEO

Katherine Elliott
Director of Community Relations and Development

Kathy Clark
Assistant Director of Community Relations

Delaina Netherland Smiley
Community Engagement Coordinator

Paquita Hanks
Community Engagement Coordinator

DeAnn Colegrove
Facility and Project Manager

Amy McDonald
Program Director

Joni Lunsford
Assistant Program Director

Laura Beam
Case Supervisor

Nichole Branch
Case Supervisor

Marlene McDade
Case Supervisor

Laci Murray
Case Supervisor

Morgan Wolford
Case Supervisor

2020 board of directors

Edward Moore, Chair – President/CEO, Greater Tyler Association of Realtors

Tom Mullins, Past Chair – President/CEO Tyler Chamber of Commerce and Tyler Economic Development Council – “I support CASA because it should not have to hurt to be a child.”

Jerrod Fishback, Chair-Elect – Pastor & Director Community Life Center, Rose Heights Church

Tameeka Mitchell, Secretary – Business Office Manager, KETK-TV

Gregory Parker, Treasurer – Tax Supervisor, Gollob Morgan Peddy P.C.

Jennifer Bane – Bane Machinery

David Bush – Shareholder, Kent, Anderson, Bush, Frost & Metcalf, P.C.

Lamond Dean – Superintendent, Chapel Hill ISD

Brad Frans – Vice President General Manager, Delek U. S. Holdings, Inc.

Sergeant Matt Leigeber – Community Resource Sergeant, Tyler Police Department

Candace Porter-Condry – Owner, Compto Tax Porter-Condry

Robert Rivers – Plant Manager, Trane Technologies

Marina Schroeder – Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Julie Shamburger – Senior Executive VP and CFO, Southside Bank

Dr. Kent Willis – Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler