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Executive Director

Tracie Cress

Tracie started out working for CASA as a volunteer in 2003. Her passion for CASA landed her an internship at the office and then she became the Sandusky County Program Coordinator in 2008. In 2013, Tracie was promoted to the Executive Director and has been helping the program flourish since! 

Email - director@casaofssw.org

Phone - 419-448-1442

Assistant Director/Office Manager

Jane Flechtner

Jane has been working for CASA for 26 years, almost since the program's inception! She has a wealth of knowledge about CASA and is a great support for Seneca County volunteers.

Email - jflechtner@tiffinohio.com

Phone - 419-448-1442


Sandusky County Program Assistant -

Denise Hamrick

Denise (on left) is the newest member of the team! She became staff in 2018, and helps the Sandusky County CASA office run smoothly! Denise supports Sandusky County volunteers and handles any of the office needs.

Email - programassistant@casaofssw.org

Phone - 419-355-1442

Wyandot County Program Coordinator -

Kara Schoen

Kara first joined CASA as a volunteer in 2012 and then began running the Wyandot County CASA office in 2015. She assists and supports Wyandot County volunteers as they advocate for children! If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer in Wyandot County contact Kara!


Email - wyandotcounty@casaofssw.org

Phone - 419-209-1442 

Tri-County Assistant and Communications Coordinator 

Michelle Miller

Michelle first started at CASA as an intern in 2017 and was then hired in as staff. She travels across the three counties assisting in the offices, informing people about CASA, recruiting volunteers, and coordinating fun events! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, want more information on CASA events, or would like CASA to present to your organization, contact Michelle!

Email - communications@casaofssw.org

Phone - 567-804-9990

Meet the Board Members 

President - Dean Keller, President of First National Bank of Sycamore 

Vice-President - Anne Denman, Wyandot County Help Me Grow/Family First Coordinator

Treasurer - Andy Faber, Instructor at Tiffin University

Secretary - Jeanie Gatchel, Paralegal and Office Manager at Meyer & Kerschner

Doug Berger, Inspector, Automatic Fire Protection Systems

Joni Pinskey, Retired

Jessica Sanchez, Book Store Specialist at Terra State Community College

David Kent, Auto-Owners Insurance

Susan Kajfasz, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing at Terra State Community College 

Photo of 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Event at Put-In-Bay! Not all staff, volunteers, and board members photographed.

Funded Program of the United Way of Sandusky County


Program Partner of the United Way of Wyandot County



Seneca County

21 Court Street

Tiffin, OH 44883


Fax 419-448-6663

Sandusky County

500 West State St., Suite D

Fremont, OH 43420


Fax 419-332-6414

Wyandot County

137 South Sandusky Ave.

Upper Sandusky, OH 43351


Fax 419-209-1443

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