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Child Advocates of Montgomery County Recognized as TBRI® Ambassador

CONROE, Texas (Feb. 14, 2024) — Child Advocates of Montgomery County was recently inducted as a TBRI® Ambassador Organization by TCU’s Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development (KPICD). Founded in 1992, Child Advocates of Montgomery County provides advocacy and community education, supporting children and families to overcome crisis in order to thrive in a safe, nurturing… Read more »

Child Advocates of Montgomery County Launches Innovative Student Success Program to Combat Truancy

CONROE, Texas (Feb. 9, 2024) — Child Advocates of Montgomery County proudly introduces its Gaining Opportunities for Achievement and Learning (GOAL) Advocacy Pilot Program alongside the inauguration of its first class of Student Success Advocates. This groundbreaking initiative, the first of its kind in Texas, will address the critical issues of school attendance and academic… Read more »

Trauma-Informed Montgomery County Task Force Holds Childhood Trauma Impact Conference

Community conference examines effects of childhood trauma, explores solutions The Trauma-Informed Montgomery County Task Force hosted the second Childhood Trauma Impact (CTI) Conference for approximately 200 community and state leaders on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023. The one-day conference at Church Project in The Woodlands featured three innovative sessions led by notable experts, an exciting keynote… Read more »

Cornhole Tournament Raises almost $65,000 for Children, Families in Crisis

Child Advocates of Montgomery County held their second CASA Cornament on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. More than 150 cornhole tournament players and guests gathered at B-52 Brewing Co. in Conroe for an afternoon of fun and friendly competition. Presented by Chesmar Homes, the event benefited the children and families served by Child Advocates of Montgomery… Read more »

CASA Announces Pilot Program to Expand Advocacy Efforts Beyond Child Welfare System

CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is expanding its advocacy efforts for children beyond the child welfare system this fall. The organization will work with justice-involved youth and truancy courts in Montgomery County, in collaboration with Judge Scharlene W. Valdez and Judge Wayne L. Mack. This pilot initiative is the first of its kind in… Read more »

CASA Child Advocates Announces TBRI® Director

CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Reitmeyer to the role of TBRI® Director. In her new position, Reitmeyer will lead the organization’s efforts in trauma-informed care initiatives and community education. Reitmeyer volunteered for CASA as an Advocate for six years before joining the staff as a Case… Read more »

April 2023 Advocate Spotlight: Gregg Edelmann

We invite you to meet Gregg Edelmann, nominated by Case Supervisor Allison Conner. “Gregg has advocated for four children in the same case for two and a half years,” Allison said. “He has had great success in establishing relationships with children’s therapists, school administrators, and educators. The children had to recently move placements and were… Read more »

Program Director of CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County Announces Retirement

CONROE, Texas (February 9, 2023) – The program director of CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County, Marilyn McQueeney, announced her retirement, effective April 30, 2023, initiating a leadership transition process over the next two and a half months. McQueeney will step down after 14 years with the organization. CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County advocated… Read more »

August Advocate Spotlight: Katherine Orr

Katherine Orr Advocate

This month, we invite you to meet CASA Advocate, Katherine Orr. Katherine was kind enough to sit down and answer a few questions for us recently. Katherine was nominated by her CASA Case Supervisor, Jennifer Reitmeyer, who shared the following about Katherine’s advocacy efforts: “Katherine has always connected with the kids and the families. She… Read more »

CASA Child Advocates Announces Lindsay Miller as Interim Development Director

Lindsay Miller

Introducing Lindsay Miller, Interim Development Director CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is pleased to announce that former Creative Development Associate, Lindsay Miller, has assumed the role of Interim Development Director. Within this position, Miller will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of the non-profit organization’s fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program,… Read more »