Board of Directors

Board President

Tammy Foreman, Realtor

tammy-foreman-picTammy Foreman and her husband Mike were foster parent for 11 years and adopted 4 children.  Not long after resigning as foster parents, Tammy was approached by a longtime friend, Jody Schutz, about starting a CASA program in our communities.  Being a foster parent she already knew the importance of CASA and was excited to help.  Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Jody and others, CASA for Kids was formed in 2006.  Tammy served on the Board as Vice President for the first year and Board Chair for 6 years.  She and her husband have been regular contributors to CASA for Kids and are willing to help in any capacity.  When asked to rejoin the Board in 2012 Tammy wholeheartedly accepted.  Professionally, Tammy has been a successful fulltime Realtor at Hodde Real Estate Company in Brenham for 15 years.  She and her family live on their ranch in Brenham enjoying their horses, ATVs, swimming and boating.  They also own a home in New Hampshire where they enjoy the cooler weather during the summer, snow in the winter and the beautiful changing seasons.  Tammy is very excited about the future of CASA for Kids and is glad to be a part of it!

Secretary

Rocky Slack, Nurse

Treasurer

Margarette Boswell, Retired

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Margarette was born and raised in Dallas.  She attended Loyola University and Mary Hardin-Baylor College.  She worked for 32 years for the Social Security Administration, finishing her career there as the manager of the Brenham district office from 1995-2008.  After retiring from SSA, she served as the Executive Director of CASA for Kids from 2008-2013.  Margarette is married to Mike and they have a son, a daughter and five grandchildren.  She is actively involved with several organizations, including Brenham’s Fortnightly Club, the Bluebonnet Master Gardener’s Association, Lifetime Learning and the Washington County Democratic Club.  Her favorite retirement activities include spending time with her grandkids, gardening, reading and traveling.

Directors

Heidi Barrera, Business Owner

Jim Bryant, Retired

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Jim has over 45 years of human resources and labor relations experience with major corporations in retail, publishing, chemical, petroleum and energy related services.  He served in the U.S. Army as a CBR chemical staff specialist during the Vietnam era.  Jim is married to author Suzy Greene and has been active in leadership positions with Boy Scouts, community recreation and school mentoring programs.  Currently serving as a board member on The Falls Municipal Utility District, he retired from Enterprise Products Company in 2011.  Jim came on board as a CASA Advocate in 2012 and became a CASA Board Member in 2016.  

Robin Gessner, Teacher