MEET OUR BOARD MEMBERS!
Lisa Thompson, CASA Director
Lisa Thompson has been with CASA of Warren and Forest Counties since its start up in 2004. She received Certification in Computer Technology from Erie 2 BOCES. She is originally from Chautauqua County NY. Before starting with CASA she was the Parent Service Director at at the YWCA of Jamestown. Lisa also was the Weed and Seed Safe Haven Coordinator, at the Jamestown Boys and Girls Club. Currently Mrs. Thompson serves on the Pennsylvania CASA Board of Directors. She also is the president of the board of directors for the House of Hope in Warren. She lives with her husband Wally in Russell PA along with her 3 dogs 5 cats and a pygmy goat. Her daughter, Amy, graduated from Eisenhower High School and received her Bachelors' in psychology from St. Bonaventure university. Amy and her son, Jackson, reside in Chautauqua County.
Ashley Hordusky-Fiske, Chairperson
Paralegal Office Administrator for Pennsylvania General Energy Company, L.L.C. (PGE)
Ashley received her B.A. in Legal Studies with a minor in Business Administration from Gannon University in 2005. Over the past 6 years She has served in various board positions for several community organizations including the North Warren Volunteer Fire Department, The Young Professionals of Warren County, Penn York Oil and Gas Affiliates of Desk and Derrick, and Chief Cornplanter Post 135 Auxiliary.
Tina Dinger, Vice Chair
Process Improvement and Program Management
She holds a degree in computer information systems from Jamestown Community College and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association's School of Banking. Ms. Dinger is married, has two adult children and resides in Russell with her husband and daughter.
Melissa Johnson, Treasurer
Contract Specialist for the US Department of Agriculture-Forest Service
Marienville, PA and holds a BS from Clarion University and an MBA from Gannon University. She is married (Dennis) and the mother of two children.
Dennis Johnson, Secretary
Associate Professor of Sport Management and Physical Education at Jamestown Community College
He spend the previous 16 years as sport management professor and cross country coach at Wingate University outside of Charlotte North Carolina. Early in his professional career he taught physical education and coached wrestling in the Warren County School District. He received his BS and MA from Marshall University (WV) and his EdD from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Susan G. Swab
Barbara Ann Blair