Athens CASA Staff
Interim Executive Director
Tara Huffman is currently acting as Interim Director. She previously served as a Volunteer Coordinator with the Athens CASA Program since 2013. She holds a degree in Child & Family Studies. She worked previously in child protective services. Tara provides support and training to CASA Volunteers. She also works as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions.
Jess Chadwell has served as a Volunteer Coordinator at Athens CASA since 2016. She provides support and supervision to CASA Volunteers and manages Athens CASA's internship program. She holds degrees in Social Work and Psychology.
Jillian is a fourth year student at Ohio University studying Psychology and Biology, from Youngstown, OH. She is completing an internship throughout the 2022 Spring semester.
Friends of CASA Board
"CASA serves a critical need in our community. I volunteer to help ensure a bright future for our county's most vulnerable children."
Court Appointed Special Advocates