Our Staff

President & CEO

Bobette A. Schrandt

Finance & Business Director

William Grier

Community Education Director & Volunteer Coordinator

Nicole Matthews-Creech

Communications Director

Robin L. O’Grady

Program Director

Elizabeth Stahl

Early Childhood Prevention Director

Polly Mallory

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Program Director

Sara A. Applegate

CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council Director

Deanna Norris

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.

CONTACT INFORMATION: For digital security purposes, please call the person you would like to reach at 517-548-1350. You also may send an email to their attention at info@lacasacenter.org and your message will be forwarded. Thank you.

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 […]