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Our Staff

President & CEO – Bobette A. Schrandt

Business & Finance Director – Richard Saltzmann

Communications Director – Robin L. O’Grady

Community Education Director & Volunteer Coordinator – Nicole Matthews-Creech

Community Engagement Director – Deanna Norris

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program Director – Sara A. Applegate

Early Childhood Prevention Director – Polly Mallory

Program Director – Elizabeth Stahl


Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council Coordinator – Holly Naylor

Special Events Coordinator – Hollie Schrock 

Our Counseling Staff & Crisis Response Team

We have an exemplary staff of Master’s level social workers, forensic experts, legal advocates, and on-call responders who comprise our Counseling Staff and Crisis Response Team. Their names are kept confidential.


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LACASA Staff Insight

Why Victims Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of sexual abuse

The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: Why don’t victims tell? Tell a parent? Tell a teacher? Tell a friend? Tell someone? We know the question well at LACASA. It comes up repeatedly in our line of work, which […]