Ms. DeBalko’s resume includes over 12 years of experience with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). While she was a student at Dickinson College, she interned at the Cumberland County CASA office. Jennifer went on to work as a Case Supervisor and then as Program Manager at CASA of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. Since 2008 Jennifer has been the Executive Director of the Lehigh County CASA Program. Throughout her career she has gained knowledge and experience in all aspects of program management and has been devoted to the protection and welfare of children who benefit from the services of a Court Appointed Special Advocate. In her role as Lehigh County CASA Executive Director, Jennifer had the opportunity to serve on the Board for the Pennsylvania CASA Association both as Board President and in support of various administrative and successful fundraising initiatives.
“Pennsylvania CASA has a great deal of room for growth and I am excited to use my skills to strengthen PA CASA so that we can in turn support and assist local programs” Jennifer said. “Strengthening the state organization means that we will have the ability to grow and improve service to the most vulnerable community members in Pennsylvania, the abused and neglected children.”