Volunteer Profiles

Lauren Supplee — CASA of Montgomery County

Posted on Dec 2, 2013 in Volunteer Profiles

Lauren Supplee — CASA of Montgomery County

Name: Lauren Supplee Age: 38 Community: Silver Spring Occupation: Child and family policy researcher CASA program affiliation: CASA of Montgomery County Volunteer for: 7 years Motivation: “I became a CASA volunteer because my job involves child welfare policy and I wanted to stay connected to the kids we serve.” Current case: “I have been working with my current CASA, a 16-year-old girl, for 6 years and have been the only consistent adult presence in her life. These days, we meet once a week to talk about her personal issues and discuss future plans. She has expressed an interest in...

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Chief Arnold R. Downing – Worcester County

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Volunteer Profiles

Chief Arnold R. Downing – Worcester County

Name:Chied Arnold R. Downing   Service Site: Board Member, Worcester County   Length of Service: 7 years   Background: Arnold is the Chief of Police for the Berlin Police Department in Worcester County. He has an Bachelor's degree in criminal justice and deviance and a Master's degree in public administration. He is an instructor for the police training commission and academy on cultural diversity and review and reporting of hate crimes in local law enforcement. He is a founding member of the Child Advocacy Center, the umbrella organization for CASA...

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Kim Wiggins – Howard County

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Volunteer Profiles

Kim Wiggins – Howard County

Name:Kim Wiggins   Service Site: Howard County CASA   Length of Service: 4 years   Background: Kim is proud to have ventured out on her own as owner of Pampered Chef, Inc where she specializes in providing new and exciting customary kitchen materials. Prior to this role, she worked for 15 years with Wells Fargo Bank as a compliance consultant. With her flexible schedule, Kim is an active volunteer in her community. She can be found once a week reading to children with the Banner Neighborhoods reading club and joined Operation Hope to volunteer her time...

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Majida Muhammed – Montgomery County

Posted on May 31, 2012 in Volunteer Profiles

Majida Muhammed – Montgomery County

Name:Majida Muhammed   Service Site: Montgomery County CASA   Length of Service: 2   years   Background: Majidah is a Spelman College graduate and recent alumni of Teach for America. She is the kindergarten teacher at Wheatley Education Campus in Washington DC.   Why did you choose to volunteer for CASA? From an early age, I was interested in helping people. I was immediately drawn to CASA by its mission to empower children by having their very own advocate support them through possibly difficult times. As a teacher, I sometimes work with children from...

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