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New CASA Director for Northeastern Indiana
Friday Nov 09, 2018 4:07am
Albion, IN

After 13 years of leadership, Northeastern Indiana CASA has a new executive director - Kirby Cool.

Cool says “I know that there is a precedence here and an expectation to keep the momentum going. I’m excited and looking forward to getting started.”

Former Executive Director Kristi Bachman announced in August that she would retire at the beginning of November after 13 years of service. Cool was recently announced as Bachman’s successor and was formally introduced at the nonprofit’s annual volunteer appreciation dinner in October.

Cool comes to Northeastern Indiana CASA after having served with the United Way of DeKalb County. An Auburn resident, Cool has a bachelor’s degree in human services from IPFW, and is self-described as “passionate about lost causes.”

Northeastern Indiana CASA serves, relationships have been forged with judges, law enforcement and court personnel, which will continue to serve the children represented by CASA volunteers as they navigate court and judicial proceedings.

Cool and staff members are already planning a volunteer training session for early 2019.


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