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Tony Papa

Tony Papa

Volunteer Voices Tony PapaCASA of Santa Barbara County Board PresidentWhen I hear “CASA”, I think of the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child”. CASA is a vital conduit for members of our community (village) to step into the life of a neglected child...
Kay Bruce

Kay Bruce

Volunteer Voices Kay BruceFormer CASA of Santa Barbara County Executive DirectorAs one of CASA’s early executive directors, I remember the challenges we faced trying to serve as many children as possible while also sustaining and growing a fledgling...
Coco Landeros-Rico

Coco Landeros-Rico

Volunteer Voices Coco Landeros-RicoSenior Advocate Supervisor since October 2006CASA volunteers are not just volunteers—they’re family. We get to know each other on a deeply personal level. We celebrate life events, successes stories, and grieve losses together.  I am...
Sally Payne

Sally Payne

Volunteer Voices Sally PayneCASA Volunteer since September 1996I think CASA is vital to our community because there are so many kids at risk in their own home and foster homes.  Although many do not have a problem speaking up, there are just as many that are afraid to...
Michele Neely-Saltoun

Michele Neely-Saltoun

Volunteer Voices Michele Neely-SaltounFormer Board President, CASA Volunteer 2005-2011 and currently serves on the CASA Leadership CouncilMy wish for CASA:Please continue to inspire special community members to advocate for foster children who need support.Please...