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Life Stories Child & Family Advocacy

Every child's story is at the center of our work. We believe that every child deserves a life free of abuse in a safe and permanent home. Child victims are given strength and hope through the important advocacy services, support and resources of the CASA Program and Child Advocacy Centers.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
5
Full Time Staff:
6
Contract Staff:
0
Volunteers Annually:
280
Retention Rate:
100%

Gwen Schooley, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2008

Masters in Agency Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Over 20 years of experience and expertise in the area of child abuse prevention and intervention. Extensive experience in non-profit management and administration through a former position as ED at Child Advocacy Resource and Education, (c.a.r.e.) for 10 years and in current position of 5 years. Member of the Weld County Child Abuse Coalition 1989-2007, Weld County Child Abuse Protocol Committee, Statewide Crime Victims Services Advisory Board Member, Weld County Child Youth and Family Committee.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
11
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
3
Total # of Board Members:
10
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
7
Male:
3
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
7
Hispanic or Latino:
3
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

2

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

70%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

75%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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