Winter 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony

Winter 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony


On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties held the New Advocate Swearing-In Ceremony for our Winter 2017 class of New Advocates.

27 volunteers were administered the Oath of Office by the Honorable Mary Dolas and are now officially sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates!

Congratulations to our new advocates. We thank you for your willingness to serve the foster youth in our communities and wish you luck as you begin this exciting and rewarding journey!

New Fresno Advocates:

Nancy Aaron

Tom Agrava

Marni Cotter

Alexander Engelke

Leyla Farshidpour

Eunice Fowler

Melinda Franklin

Kelli Gardner

Tina Hefler

Jamie Jackson

Kenneth Jones

Claudia Kliemann

Derek Kliewer

David Kuszmar

Karen Moore

Edward Mora

Douglas Mulligan

Betty Peery

Gail Vartanian

Kathleen Wilson

Neliya Yanovich

Kelly Yost

New Madera Advocates:

Juliana Hagler

Karen Rhoades

Gloria Rodriguez

Rose Rodriguez

Katherine Sylvester


If you would like to learn how you can become a CASA Volunteer please register for our next information session here or call the office at 559-244-6485.

Our next training will be held in June 2017

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Special thank you to the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation for sponsoring our Winter 2017 training course!