Meet Our Volunteers

Chris Leonard

Why did you become a CASA Advocate?

Growing up I was incredibly fortunate to have a supportive and nurturing family. Many children are in special circumstances where they need outside advocates to ensure they too enjoy an environment that is equally supportive and nurturing.

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Diane Bauch

Why did you become a CASA Advocate?

My childhood was idyllic. Not until I was involved as a young woman in a mentoring program did I realize how fortunate I was. It is my way of honoring my parents and paying it forward.

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Jean Beddow

Why did you become a CASA advocate?

I started as a CASA because my political and personal leanings demand I contribute and ‘do something’ to make a difference.

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Darwin Blume

Why did you become a CASA Advocate?

For me, it’s a simple matter of payback: for having had the luxury of a loving, nurturing and safe home environment that I enjoyed so much as a child.

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