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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.

  • Sharon Hoffman-Manning, President

    Operations Management

  • Josué Barajas, Vice President

    Chief Programs Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Todd Scalisi, Treasurer


  • Paz Padilla, Secretary

    Director of Programs and Impact, Community Action Board

  • Sesario Escoto, Immediate Past President

    Retired Dean of Student Services

  • Richard Cooper

    Retired Santa Cruz Community Credit Union Vice-President

  • Aurora Lowe-Chubb

    Real Estate Agent

  • Bill Parro

    Retired Human Resources Manager

  • Mark Stone

    Retired Assemblymember

  • Marita Villareal

    Chief Business Development and Marketing Officer, Technoprobe

  • Andrea Willy

    Impact and Resource Development Officer, PVUSD