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Network Board Member Profiles

Across the country, more than half (57%) of our CASA/GAL programs are private, non-profit organizations governed by a local board of directors. Read interviews below with board members from across the country for their advice and insights!

Art Sigel

Art Siegel, CASA: Advocates for Children of New York State

Being on the New York State Board is "not only a unique opportunity to be on a great board with wonderful human beings, but also an opportunity to roll up their sleeves to directly support our programs throughout New York."

Read the full interview with Art

Robyn Gruner

Robyn Gruner, CASA of the Fox Cities

"It’s not wise to just “fill the room” with the first person who raises his hand to volunteer. Potential board members must be given a proper set of expectations up front, prior to being asked to join a board."

Read more from Robyn Gruner

Bryan Teets

Bryan Teets, Colorado CASA

Top Three Pieces of Advice:
Know your stakeholders and stay focused on their needs.
Understand your organization’s financial picture and ask tough questions.
Be willing to challenge the status quo and make tough decisions.

Read the full interview with Bryan.

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