Join us at our annual summer Friendraiser to learn more about the Ambassador Board!

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 Co-Chair: Ashley Churchill, First Republic Bank

Ambassador Board Co-Chair:  Amber Baggenstos,

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: 

Ambassador Board Program Chair: Ava Connolly, Dunn Carney


Maddy Abulencia, OHSU & Doernbecher Foundations

Casey Anderson, ICD – High Performance Coating

Farah Aziza Ghaus, Buzzwork

Heather Burho, Boly:Welch

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.

Brooklynn McIntyre, Yahoo

Becca McCulloch, Portland Business Alliance

Renata Morris, Sales First Recruiting

Anna Myers, Mindshare

Trang Pham, Wells Fargo

Jordyn Sherman, M Financial Group

Christi Taylor, Oregon Department of Justice

Jeannette Tomlinson, Moving Forward Restoration, LLC

Bobby Van Cleve, KPMG

Brooke Welch, Boly:Welch

Nick Wood, Ernst & Young


Ambassador Board Advisory Committee:

Adam Cherry, Avangrid Renewables

Steve Lesky*, Cambia Health Foundation

Ashley Wangler, Adidas

Refinement Wagner*, Community Volunteer

Melissa Yacoby, Fred Meyer Jewelers


* Denotes a sworn Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)