Andrea became a member of the Board of Trustees of CASA of Mercer County in 2008 after having served on the CASA Kids 5K Committee. She is a financial advisor and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor SM with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Lawrenceville. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, she was director of investor relations for Celanese Corporation. Andrea also serves on the boards of the Alliance Française of Princeton and the TWIN (Tribute to Women in Industry) Management Forum, a service and networking organization for women executives. A graduate of Boston College, Andrea and her husband Rick reside in Princeton.
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Roseann Vanella has spent a lifetime witnessing many families in transition on both a professional and personal level. She is a Professional Family Mediator who clearly understands the impact on families going through life changes. Roseann is a recognized expert on divorce and family matters and her words of wisdom have appeared in the Huffington Post. She also channels her vast experience and understanding of family issues into a weekly radio show. She hosts "Family Affaires," which reaches a worldwide audience through WTER Radio. She is also co-founder of www.FamilyAffaires.com, an online community providing resources, tools and education for families going through life changes in the areas of Special Needs Parenting, Divorce, Health Crisis and Aging Family Members. Roseann is truly passionate about helping families and is honored to be a board member of CASA.
Martha, who works with her husband in their educational consulting firm, Wickenden Associates, was the first person to volunteer to be an advocate when CASA of Mercer opened its doors in 2000. After six rewarding years as an advocate, she reluctantly did not take on more cases because of an increasingly busy travel schedule, but she continued her strong interest in CASA’s mission and in 2009 became a member of CASA of Mercer's Board. Martha has a BA in Sociology from Smith College and an MA in Psychology from Rowan University. She and her husband live in Montgomery Township and have three daughters and seven grandchildren.
Charles joined the CASA of Mercer and Burlington Counties Board in 2013. Charles is currently Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Church & Dwight in Ewing, NJ. Prior to joining Church & Swight, Charles held various finance and accounting leadership positions with Johnson & Johnson and FMC Corporation. Charles holds a BS degree in Accounting and General Management from Rutgers University and a MBA in Corporate Finance from LaSalle University. Charles is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). Charles has been active in youth tutoring ministries at his church. Charles lives in Delran, New Jersey.
Philip has lived in Lawrenceville, NJ since 1990 with his wife and three children. Originally from England, he emigrated to the US in 1983 and attended the University of Southern NH where he received a Bachelors in Accounting. Philip is the Managing Director of Talon Search, specializing in the placement of information technology professionals. Philip has been a member of the CASA Board of Trustees since 2008.
Lenora is Director of Community Relations for Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Active on the national level as well as in her local community, Green serves on
the National Urban League’s Advisory Council on College Access and Success, the
Advisory Board of the Association for Public and Land-Grant Universities’ Office
for Access and the Advancement of Public Black Universities, and is a member of
the Board of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children) of Mercer and
Burlington counties. In 2012, Green was named by Diverse Issues in Higher
Education as one of the top 25 influentialwomen, nationally, who are making a difference in higher education. She is featured in the March 2012 edition of the magazine. Green earned her bachelor of arts degree from Douglass
College, Rutgers University, in Spanish Language and Literature, with a minor
in English Literature.
Damon Missouri is a husband and father of seven children, four of which are adopted through the NJ foster care system. Damon has experience working in non-profits, while serving as a youth program manager for three years at a large Mercer county organization. He has spent the last ten years in the banking and finance profession, most recently as Vice President and Sr. Relationship Manager for TD Bank’s Private Client Wealth management division for south and coastal NJ. He also currently serves in the NJ Army National Guard as a battalion staff officer and Chaplain for over 250 soldiers.
Debbi has been a CASA donor since 1995. Once her children were grown, she was able to get more involved in CASA's mission. She has been a CASA Board member since 2008, and in 2011 she became a part of the CASA NJ Board. In addition to her volunteer work with CASA, Debbi volunteered with Angles Wings from 2005-2007. She has a BA in Liberal Arts from Thomas Edison State University, and was a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch.
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Marge is committed to enabling non-profits and communities to succeed. She founded Community Works so individuals would have the opportunity to get skills that would enable them to be even more successful in tackling challenging issues. For over 30 years she has been active in multiple capacities with a variety of organizations. She has been recognized for her leadership by the following awards and honors: Cherish the Children Foundation, Trailblazer- UIH-Family Partnerships, Toastmaster District 6 Leadership Award, Susie Waxwood Award, and Rotary-Princeton Citizen of the Year, and is a recipient of the NBJAWBO-Community Leadership award. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and a master’s from Columbia University.