CASA for Children’s Ambassador Board raises awareness about the mission of CASA in the community, assists with fundraising for the organization and fosters relationships amongst future community leaders.


For information about CASA’s Ambassador Board, please click here. If you are interested in joining, or have any questions, you may contact Anne Carlson at


Ambassador Board Chair: Ashley Churchill, First Republic Bank

Ambassador Board Vice Chair:  Amber Baggenstos, Nike Inc.

Ambassador Board Secretary: Rachel McGrew, Portland Trail Blazers

Ambassador Board Treasurer: Shawn Simon, Xilinx

Ambassador Board Social Media/Marketing Chair: Jessica Broberg, Oregon Health and Science University

Ambassador Board Governance Chair: Brooklynn McIntyre, Yahoo

Ambassador Board Program Chair: Ava Connolly, Dunn Carney


Maddy Abulencia, OHSU & Doernbecher Foundations

Casey Anderson, ICD – High Performance Coating

Farah Aziza Ghaus, Community Volunteer

Heather Burho, Boly:Welch

Jordyn Chatterton-Cuttlers, M Financial Group

Angela DeVita, Northwest Bank

Sarah Dunbar, KinderCare Education

Steven Horrax, Wells Fargo Bank

Ashlynn Koivisto, Northwest  Bank

Heather Mathews, Lexicon Solutions

Shannon McCall, BizTek People, Inc.

Becca McCulloch, Portland Business Alliance

Renata Morris, Sales First Recruiting

Anna Myers, Mindshare

Trang Pham, Wells Fargo

Christi Taylor, Oregon Department of Justice

Jeannette Tomlinson, Lawrence Law Firm, P.C

Bobby Van Cleve, KPMG

Brooke Welch, Boly:Welch

Nick Wood, Ernst & Young


Ambassador Board Advisory Committee:

Steve Lesky*, Cambia Health Foundation

Ashley Wangler, Adidas

Refinement Wagner*,TMT Development

Adam Cherry, Avangrid Renewables

Melissa Yacoby, Fred Meyer Jewelers


* Denotes a sworn Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)