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Board of Directors

President, Julie Gibson

Julie Gibson is the Senior Vice President, Director of Marketing, Communications and External Affairs at Lockton Companies, a business group headquartered in Kansas City, MO that specializes in insurance, risk management, employee benefits and retirement services.

Vice President, Megan Phillips

Megan Phillips is a  Judicial Law Clerk for the U.S District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, in St. Louis, MO.

Matthew Jacober, Secretary

Matthew Jacober is a partner with Lathrop & Gage LLP in Clayton, Missouri where he focuses his practice on business litigation.

Treasurer, Mark Langworthy

Mark Langworthy is the Senior Director of Development for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

Amy Blunt

Amy Blunt is a Principal at the Husch Blackwell Strategies in Jefferson City, MO, a company that specializes in areas such as government affairs, coalition management, and campaigns/elections. She resides in Columbia, Missouri.

Alex Boland

Alex Boland is a Certified Public Accountant working within the asssurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. in St. Louis, Missouri.  She is a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity and serves on the advisory board for the University of Missouri chapter.

Jessica Holmes

Jessica Holmes is Principal Strategist of Alignment, Innovation, Growth at St. Louis Integrated Health Network in St. Louis, Missouri. This organization collaborates with hospitals, community health centers, and other safety net institutions to increase access to high-quality, affordable, healthcare for all residents of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones is an Organizational Leadership Consultant residing in Columbia, Missouri.  She is a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity and has served as Advisory Board Chairman for the local chapter at the University of Missouri-Columbia for the past 10 years.

Lindsey Rendlen Latzke

Lindsey Rendlen Latzke is  the Director of Employment Practices and Policy for Graybar Electric Company, Inc. in Clayton Missouri.

Clark Peters

Clark Peters is an Associate Professor with the University of Missouri School of Social Work.  He has been active in the research of child welfare services and organizations along with adolescent transition to adulthood.

Dawn Shellabarger

Dawn R. Shellabarger is Vice President of  Commercial Banking  for Central Bank of Boone County and lives in Mexico, Missouri.  She is also involved with the Sunrise Southwest Rotary Club, Ronald McDonald House and Audrain County 4-H.

The Missouri CASA Association is looking for new board members who can help strengthen the organization and help us expand services in our state. Board members are responsible for:

Increasing funds for the organization
• Increasing CASA’s visibility in the state of Missouri

We are seeking a diverse group of leaders who have professional experience in the public or private sectors, who care about children and who are willing to commit time and energy to advance the CASA mission in Missouri.

To get involved with the MOCASA Board or a local program Board, contact Leanne Reese, Executive Director, at 573-256-1445 or