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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.

  • Josué Barajas, President

    Chief Programs Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank

  • Paz Padilla, Vice President

    Director of Programs and Impact, Community Action Board

  • Todd Scalisi, Treasurer


  • Aurora Lowe-Chubb, Secretary

    Real Estate Agent

  • Sharon Hoffman-Manning, Immediate Past President

    Operations Management

  • Richard Cooper

    Retired Santa Cruz Community Credit Union Vice-President

  • Bill Parro

    Retired Human Resources Manager

  • Benjamin Slyder

    Coordinator of Student Services, PVUSD

  • Mark Stone

    Retired Assemblymember

  • Marita Villareal

    Chief Business Development and Marketing Officer, Technoprobe

  • Andrea Willy

    Impact and Resource Development Officer, PVUSD