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 and Office Manager

Jane Flechtner

Jane has been working for CASA for over 30 years, almost since the program's inception! She has a wealth of knowledge about CASA and is great support for Seneca County volunteers.

Email - officemanager@casaofssw.org

Phone - 419-448-1442


Sandusky County Program Coordinator

Sheyanne Wilhelm

Sheyanne is the newest member of the team! She became staff in 2019 and has been assisting and supporting Sandusky County volunteers advocate for children. If you have any questions about becoming a volunteer in Sandusky County, contact Sheyanne!

Email - sanduskycounty@casaofssw.org

Phone - 419-355-1442


Wyandot County Program Coordinator

Kara Schoen

Kara (in the middle) 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 Hess

Michelle first started at CASA as an intern in 2017 and was then hired 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 - Doug Berger, Service Manager, Automatic Fire Protection Systems

Vice-President - David KentVice President, Financial Design Insurance Agency

Treasurer - Emily Lewis, Teller, Old Fort Bank

Secretary - Angela Harrison, Director, Enterprise Sales, Marketing and Communications

Caitlyn Fox, Homemaker

Veronica Goshe, Program Coordinator, Oriana House

Jackie Wilson, Retired Administrator, Dave Thomas Foundation and Ohio CASA

Lindsay Rellinger, Director of Student Services, Seneca East Local Schools

Photo of 2022 Volunteer Appreciation Event at Toledo Mud Hens game! Not all staff, volunteers, and board members were photographed.