Our Team

Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates is fortunate to have a talented and dedicated staff who make it possible for CASA volunteers to perform their important work for the children in our community.

Fairfax CASA Board of Directors

FY21 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)


  • President: Kevin Riley
  • Vice President: Wendell J. Chambliss – VP/Deputy General Counsel, Freddie Mac
  • Treasurer: Kathy Williamson – Former Managing Partner, Axiom Resource Management
  • Secretary:  Lisa Walsh- Mathematics Teacher, Cooper Middle School


  • Michael Becketts – Director, Fairfax County Department of Family Services
  • Barbara A. Favola – Virginia Senate (D-31st District)
  • Amy Gandhi – Senior Director of Compliance & Internal Audit, Evolent Health
  • Nicholas Lichwick – Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager, Union Home Mortgage
  • John Simek – Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.
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