Towson, Md. — Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association has appointed Darlene Pence to a two-year term on its board of directors.
A resident of Federal Hill, Ms. Pence bring over 25 years of human resource management to the table, and her goal is to aid Maryland CASA in their mission of ensuring abused and neglected children their right to safe and permanent homes. She presently resides with her loving husband Alex, and their two children Elise & Evan, ages 22 and 25.
“I am at a time in my life that I have the time and commitment to put my efforts towards something I believe in,” said Pence. “My children were fortunate to be raised in a loving and safe environment, and I look forward to helping those who have not be afforded that opportunity,” she added.
Pence earned her Bachelors of Science from the University of Delaware and went on to attain her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Widener University. In her time as a HR Executive, Pence has achieved various certifications & licensures including her Strategic Workforce Planning Certification, Situational Leadership II Training Certification, and her Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, to name a few.
“In my role as a board member, I look forward to helping [Maryland CASA] raise funds so they can maintain their excellent staff and support the amazing volunteers who work with children,” said Pence.
“We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Darlene for signing on to support the mission of Maryland CASA,” said Ed Kilcullen, State Director for the organization. “Darlene brings many years of business experience, and we look forward to putting her skills to good use!”
Those interested in learning more about becoming a member of Maryland CASA’s Board of Directors are urged to contact Ed Kilcullen, State Director, at Ed@marylandcasa.org or 410-828-6761.
Maryland CASA Association is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring the rights of all victims of child abuse and neglect to grow up in safe, permanent homes. This mission is carried out in partnership with the state’s 15 Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs, which provide trained volunteer advocates to speak up for the best interests of children. For more information, visit www.marylandcasa.org.