Organization Name: CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse)
Address: PO Box 414
City: St. Petersburg
State: FL
Zip Code: 33731
Web site:
Contact First Name: Linda
Contact Last Name: Osmundson
Title: Executive Director
Phone Number: 727-895-4912
E-mail Address:
Mission Statement: CASA’s mission is to raise our voices against violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change. CASA’s vision is a community without domestic violence so that home is a safe place.
Please check your main area(s) of service: Human
Geographic area in which your organization operates: Pinellas County,Florida
Year of Incorporation: 1982
What is your agency's budget size: 3-4999m
How many Employees does your organization have: 90
How many Board Members do you have: 15
How many times per year does your board meet: 6
What is the estimated monthly time contribution of your board members: 4 hrs
What is your organization's policy about financial contributions of board members?: Any
Minimum Required Amount:
What is the typical board member's term of service: 3 yr term, can be renewed 3 times
Does your agency have Directors & Officers (Board Liability) Insurance: Yes
Do you currently have any CPAs on your board: No
Briefly describe the CPAs role as a board member and any other expectations or comments: Board members are expected to attend 6 Board meetings, attend one orientation and annual training, support CASA's 2 major events, attend annual meeting, participate in two workshops a year and participate on one Board Committee that usually meets on the opposite month from the Board meeting and to support CASA financially to the best of their ability. CASA looks for Board members that are committed to our mission and understand that CASA is an advocacy organization with a social change agenda. CASA's Board is a governance board and board members are expected to think strategically and to help us connect with the community.

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