Board Members

Jennifer Barker


Jennifer Barker joined the Child Advocates – Denver CASA Board in 2012, and acted as Secretary for a year before becoming President of the Board in 2017. Jennifer is dedicated to Child Advocates because she believes in giving a voice to the abused and neglected children in our community. We... Read more

Caitlin McHugh

Vice President

Vice President Associate Attorney, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP November 2015 Caitlin McHugh is an attorney in Denver at the firm Lewis Roca Rothergerber Christie LLP. Her practice is focused on commercial litigation.  In her work, Cait enjoys finding creative solutions to address her clients’ short and long term needs. ... Read more

Kirsten Stewart


Kirsten Stewart has been a member of the Child Advocates – Denver CASA Board since November 2015.   She is a member of Sherman & Howard LLC and specializes in employee benefits law.  Kirsten’s interest in helping children in the child protection system began in 1996 when she was a law... Read more

Michael Holland


Michael Holland joined the Child Advocates – Denver CASA Board in 2014. In addition to serving on the Executive Board, he also serves as Treasurer. Michael is a Colorado native and graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Michael strongly believes that every child... Read more

Roy Banes


Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Ball Corporation

Melissa Cizmorris


Associate, Akerman, LLP

Jennifer McMullan


Director of Strategic Development, Newmont Mining

Linda Murakami



Joslyn Robich


Educator Effectiveness Principal Consultant, Colorado Department of Education

Suzanne Sanchez


Chief Human Resource Officer, Great-West Financial

Alexander Savinar

Board Member

Kendra Smith


Senior Director, Business Development, TIAA

Chris Vandall


Senior Associate, Project Manager, OZ Architecture

Wendy Withee


Associate Product Manager, Fixed and Fixed Index Annuities, Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Jack Weixel


Vice President, Point Logic Energy/ OPIS