1219-B Lexington Road
Richmond KY 40475
Contact Information
Address 1219-B Lexington Road
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone (859) 625-1900
Fax 859 625-1949
At A Glance
IRS Ruling Year 1988
Financial Summary
Mission Statement CASA advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in the family court system.  Based on the belief that every child is entitled to a safe and permanent home, CASA works in the court system through trained volunteers in collaboration with key agencies, legal counsel and community resources to serve as the child's advocate and represent the child in court. 
Background Statement CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates.  Nationally, CASA began in Seattle, Washington in 1977, when a juvenile court judge, concerned about making drastic decisions with insufficient information, conceived the idea of citizen volunteers speaking up for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom.  Locally, CASA of Madison County was started by Judge Jeffrey Walson in 1997.  This program recruits volunteers who go through extensive interviews and background checks, then are trained for 30 hours before being appointed to a child's case.  CASA is a unique organization because our volunteers are assigned one child at a time, allowing them the time needed to find a safe, permanent home as quickly as possible.  One of CASA's goals is to aid our social workers, attorneys and counselors- many of whom are working 20-40 cases at a time.  Our number one goal is to find permanency for children, so that they may grow up in happy, healthy homes.
Impact Statement
Accomplishments: in the past year, CASA of Madison County was able to utilize a year-long intern from EKU's MPA program, updated their website, trained new volunteers, recruited new, active board members and began work on a joint fundraiser with Lexington CASA.
Goals: For the current year, our number one goal is to increase funds through the use of creative fundraising events and increased grant applications.  Other goals include, training, at least, five new volunteers and recruiting, no less than, three new board members. 
Geographic Areas Served
Madison County
CASA of Madison County serves all of Madison County.
Board Chair
Board Chair Josh Parrish
Company Affiliation 5th 3rd Bank
Term May 2012 to July 2014
Board Members
Mr. John Catron Kentucky River FoothillsVoting
Devan Icsman Eastern Kentucky UniversityVoting
Kristeena Johnson Attorney-at-Law
Ms. Pat Litzelfelner EKUVoting
Barb Quinley Lynch Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical CenterVoting
Mrs. Cherie Mutersbaugh Retired EKU ProfessorVoting
Mr. Josh Parrish 5/3 BankVoting
Judge Nora Shepherd Madison County Family CourtExofficio
Judge Jeffrey Walson Madison County Family CourtExofficio
Joe Wethington Bob Roberts InsuranceNonVoting
Mark Wickersham Community VolunteerVoting
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 7
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 3
Female 5
Unspecified 0
Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 80%
Written Board Selection Criteria? Yes
Written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage Making In-Kind Contributions 20%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 12
Board Co-Chair
Board CoChair Cherie Mutersbaugh
Company Affiliation Retired Professor
Term July 2012 to July 2014
CEO/Executive Director
Executive Director BOARD MANAGED
Term Start Apr 2012
Full Time Staff 0
Part Time Staff 0
Volunteers 15
Contractors 0
Retention Rate 0%
Management Reports to Board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander 1
Caucasian 7
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 4
Female 6
Unspecified 0
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation N/A
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
NonManagement Formal Evaluation N/A
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency N/A
Description CASA provides one program: advocating for the best interests of abused and neglected children involved in the family court system.  CASA recruits, screens and trains volunteers to provide these advocacy services.  Volunteers meet with all interested parties (attorneys, parents, foster parents, teachers, social workers, etc.) in order to gather information about the best placement for the child they are advocating on behalf of. 
Budget 10000
Category Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy, General/Other Children's Rights
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years), ,
Program Short Term Success Every child served is a short term program success.  When a CASA volunteer is assigned to a case this program considers it a success!
Program Long term Success
The following data comes from the US Department of Justice Office of the Inspector: 
-Children with a CASA volunteer are sustantially less likely to spend time in long-term foster care, defined as more than 3 years in care: 13.3% for CASA cases versus 27% of all children in foster care.
-When a CASA volunteer was involved, both children and their parents were ordered by the courts to receive more services.  
-Cases involving a CASA volunteer are more likely to be permanently closed than cases where a CASA volunteer is no involved: 5.5% of CASA cases versus 16% of cases without a CASA volunteer.
Program Success Monitored By CASA of Madison County measures program success by the number of volunteers trained and the number of children served.  Data is tracked using the software program COMET.
Plans & Policies
Organization has a Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has a Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers N/A
Management Succession Plan? Under Development
Organization Policy and Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy No
Whistleblower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the Government? No
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Start July 01, 2012
Fiscal Year End June 30, 2013
Projected Revenue $10,500.00
Projected Expenses $10,000.00
Spending Policy N/A
Detailed Financials
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available). Revenue from foundations and corporations may be included in individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201120102009
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Individual Contributions------
Investment Income, Net of Losses------
Membership Dues($100)($140)($260)
Special Events$1,480--$552
Revenue In-Kind$5,384----
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201120102009
Program Expense----$205
Administration Expense$19,724$30,350$31,922
Fundraising Expense--$532$971
Payments to Affiliates$445----
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.840.891.24
Program Expense/Total Expenses0%0%1%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%3%3%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201120102009
Total Assets$7,749$11,026$14,363
Current Assets$7,749$11,026$14,363
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$12,396$12,396$12,396
Total Net Assets($4,647)($1,370)$1,967
Audit Documents
2009 Review
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
State Registration Yes
CEO Comments CASA of Madison County, like most other nonprofits, has felt the strain of the down economy in the past few years.  We have been resourceful in our efforts to generate funds from unlikely sources and continue to strengthen the financial picture of our organization.
Address 1219-B Lexington Road
Richmond, KY 40475
Primary Phone 859 625-1900
CEO/Executive Director BOARD MANAGED
Board Chair Josh Parrish
Board Chair Company Affiliation 5th 3rd Bank