Lucas Seilhymer

Executive Director

Starting as Executive Director of CASA in 2014 he has brought a background in fundraising and finance to the position. Lucas has transitioned the agency from having 4 volunteers to now over 40. A Vermilion County native, he received his bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois and is also a graduate of Schlarman High School.

Lauren Zitkus

Advocate Coordinator

Lauren has been with CASA for a year. She has a master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University in Family Services. She has worked at Cunningham Children’s Home and joined CASA after two years of being a private agency case manager.

Karah Trinkle

Unassigned Case Manager

Karah is a recent graduate of SIUE with bachelors in psychology. She is taking on our brand new unassigned case manager position. She will be supervising cases that have no current volunteer ensuring CASA of Vermilion and Edgar Counties is serving 100% of our cases.

Elizabeth Mellen

Advocate Coordinator

Elizabeth was born and raised in Danville. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2010, and has a degree in International Relations. To that end she has spent significant time abroad working with children in Ecuador, Brazil and Peru.
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