Pamela Young
Co-Executive Director

Pamela Young has worked with CASA for over 13 years serving the children of Lewis & Clark and Broadwater Counties. Pam spent most of her young childhood in Montana and her teen years in Idaho. Pamela and her family moved to Helena to raise their 3 daughters in the late 90’s. Pam started with CASA in 2008 and she says there is nothing more rewarding than making sure our community’s most vulnerable children have a voice and that their voice is being heard.

Kendra Proue
Co-Executive Director

Kendra Proue has been with CASA over 5 years.  Her passion for serving began while attending college in Portland, Oregon.  She returned to Helena after school and has had the opportunity to work with several local nonprofit organizations including WEEL (Working for Equality and Economic Liberation), the Montana Nonprofit Association and Helena Food Share.  Kendra is thrilled to work alongside CASA staff and volunteers who give a voice to children who have experienced neglect in our community.

Sara Hess
Advocate Supervisor

Sara Hess joined the CASA team in November of 2018, just a few months after moving to Helena with her husband. Originally from Pennsylvania, Sara spent much of her time after college working in various community, youth, and family outreach initiatives. She cannot wait to support and learn from the amazing people who make up the CASA team, and to serve the children and families in the community she now calls home.

Erin Gilmore
Program Coordinator

Erin Gilmore joined the CASA team in October 2019.  Erin was born and raised in Montana.  Her husband and three boys have called Helena home for 10 years now.  Erin volunteered as a CASA Advocate for 5 years in Bozeman, where she developed a passion for helping children.  In her free time, she enjoys horses, crafting, reading, and spending time with her family.