October 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony

October 2017 New Advocate Swearing-in Ceremony


On Thursday, October 26th, 2017 CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties held the New Advocate Swearing-In Ceremony for our October 2017 class of New Advocates.

14 volunteers were administered the Oath of Office by the Honorable Brian Arax 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:

Elizabeth Anthony

Rosemary Budman

Aphrodite Bugay

Iris Calderon

Glori Celis

Belinda Diaz

Juliana Lundy

Elmer McDougald

Vernita Morris

Khrystal Santoyo

Karen Semas

Natalie Teague

New Madera Advocates:

Laurie Alves

Kathy Latta


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 February 2018


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