The new leaders of CASA Jefferson are Executive Director Rosana Gonzalez and Development Director Allison Craig.

Gonzalez has been involved with the CASA program for nearly seven years and brings experience and program knowledge to the executive director position, in which she is responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the organization.

Gonzalez will manage staff, develop and oversee programming and support the 90 volunteer advocates who are the voice for abused and neglected children who are in the Jefferson Parish court system.

In the newly created position of development director, Craig will work to increase CASA Jefferson’s fundraising and visibility.

The mission of CASA Jefferson is to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect through volunteers advocating for safe, nurturing and permanent homes for foster children.

For information or to volunteer, visit or call the main office at (504) 533-8757.