US: Suzanne Hughes appointed to serve on National CASA Leadership Council (May require subscription) (Press release) (Includes video)
CASA for Children – September 12, 2023
CASA for Children announces the appointment of Suzanne Hughes, Executive Director to the Tribal and National Leadership Councils of the National Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem (CASA/GAL) Association for Children. Serving a two-year term, Hughes, along with child welfare leaders from across the nation, will play an integral role in voicing the unique needs of 893 local programs that make up the National CASA and Guardian ad Litem (GAL) network. In 2021, the CASA/GAL network, with its 97,920 volunteers, served more than 242,176 children who have experienced abuse or neglect. With more than 391,000 children entering foster care on any given day, the leadership council will focus its efforts on ensuring that the network achieves its mission of serving all children through best-interest advocacy.