Della Lago is passionate about advocating for abused and neglected children. Serving in the Enotah Circuit allows her to witness the life-changing impact CASAs have on children in foster care.
Della has been in non-profit administration for over 25 years. She has a BS in Economics & Finance, a Master’s in Christian Education and Administration and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Leadership. She is married to Bob and they have one teenaged daughter and one daughter who now lives in heaven.
Debbie joined CASA in 2015 as a Volunteer Coordinator and helps to keep the CASA office running!
Debbie holds an M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Georgia and a B.S.Ed. in Educational Psychology from the University of Georgia.
She has always had a heart for helping others and enjoys anything crafty! She lives in Dahlonega with her husband, two kids and her dog.
Gina is from Ellijay GA. She is a mother of two daughters and has been married for 23 years. Gina has served with CASA for five years following her passion to serve abused and neglected children.
Gina holds an A.A. in Radiologic Technology and a B.S. in Organizational Leadership. Her hobbies include hiking, gardening, nature photography, and spending time with her family.
Katie is excited to be joining the Enotah CASA team as White County Advocate Supervisor and realizes the blessings of serving children and volunteers in such a wonderful community! Katie was born and raised in Lumpkin County, where she continues to reside with her two wonderful children. Having served as a CASA Advocate since January 2020, Katie has advocated for many cases in both Lumpkin and White County. Prior to employment with CASA, Katie worked as a Senior Relationship Banker. Katie has an educational background in early childhood education, which has provided her the essential knowledge of child development and the importance of educational advocacy.
Katie enjoys being active in her community and serves on the Citizens Service and Advisory Board for Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office. Katie enjoys attending her children’s sports events, spending time with family, anything crafty and shopping for new home décor.
Brett has spent well over a decade serving and advocating for youth and families in Lumpkin, White, Union and Towns Counties. Brett holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from North Georgia College and State University and an A.A. in Early Childhood Education from Gainesville College.
A former Marine, Brett continues his service to his community as a CASA Supervisor. Brett has been married 20 years with two wonderful children. He enjoys spending time with his family doing all things outdoors.
Fran Parks, Recruitment & Community Engagement Coordinator has a heart for children and loves all things organization. One of her main goals is to encourage our community and individuals to rally around CASA, and bring awareness to what it truly means to be a Special Advocate. Prior to CASA, she served as an Administrative Assistant of Music, Youth and Publications at Concord Baptist Church for 15 years. During her time there she developed an extensive knowledge of Fundraising, Event Management, Community Outreach, and Social/Print marketing.
Fran and her husband live in Cornelia, Ga along with their two pups. They are empty nesters who love traveling to visit their two girls and their husbands, camping, and boating.