Meghan joined the CASA of McHenry County team as Executive Director in 2019 and is excited to lead the organization to ensure that abused and neglected children have what they need to thrive. As a lifelong resident of McHenry County, Meghan has served in both community development and education roles spanning from direct service through strategic planning and development. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with degrees in International Studies, Environmental Economics and Law and Spanish and a graduate of Aurora University with a master’s degree in Elementary Education.
Interim Senior Advocate Manager
As a Paramedic Ellen spent 7 years as a Medical Administrator running health clinics for construction sites and a foundry. After completing Advocate training in the fall of 2013 Ellen realized how special CASA is and the role it plays in the lives of those children who need a voice. As the mother of three young adults, Ellen realized she wanted to use her teaching and management skills to help those who wanted to make a difference in a child’s life.
Stephanie started as a CASA advocate in December 2013 and joined the CASA staff in June 2014. After graduating with a BA in Criminal Justice in 1997, Stephanie moved to Florida where she as a Family Service Counselor Supervisor with at-risk youth in the foster care system. Now back in Illinois, Stephanie is committed to supporting the CASA advocates and children in McHenry County.
Emily joined the CASA of McHenry County team in 2017 and is responsible for the coordination of all CASA events. A lifelong resident of McHenry County and a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a degree in Communications and non-profit management, Emily comes with experience in fundraising, event planning and volunteer management.
Office Administrator/Advocate Manager
Kelly started as an advocate in April of 2014 and joined the CASA staff in July 2018. A graduate of Bradley University with a degree in Communications, Kelly has experience in employee communications and marketing. Kelly is passionate about advocating for children in foster care and is looking forward to continue sharing the mission of CASA.
Board of Directors
Todd Schroll, President
Director of Behavioral Health and Operations, Advocate Aurora Health