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CASA Staff

Board of Directors

CASA’s Board of Directors is a dedicated group of community volunteers with a broad range of talents and professional backgrounds. They provide CASA with a high level of governance, fiscal oversight, compliance, and accountability.

  • Andrea Willy, President

    Grant Writer, PVUSD

  • Sesario Escoto, Vice President

    Retired Dean of Student Services

  • Phuong Mayer, Treasurer


  • Heather Henricks, Secretary

    Vice President of Marketing Solutions, Ecology Action

  • Christopher Sheehy, Immediate Past President

    Financial Planner

  • Leroy Elkin

    Retired VP of Finance

  • Matt Gianelli

    Assistant to Executive Director, Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau

  • Nancy Gordon

    Retired Director Emergency Services

  • Janis Ost

    Special Education Teacher

  • Shaz Roth

    CEO, Chamber of Commerce

  • Anna Rubalcava

    Prosecutor with the County of Santa Cruz

  • Esther Sylvan

    Retired Human Resources

  • Jenni Veitch-Olson

    Nonprofit Development/Communications Consultant