Jack Duty

Executive Director

Jack Is a resident of Natchitoches parish since August, 1977. He is a graduate of NSU, a retired Fire-Fighter, and a retired Real Estate Broker. He has always had a desire and the heart to help people in need.


Emily Dahl

Program Support Specialist

Emily is a life-long resident of Natchitoches Parish and a graduate of Natchitoches Central High School. Emily graduated from Central Louisiana Technical Community College with a degree in Business. After graduating she began working for CASA of Central Louisiana and has been part of the program for 6 years now. Emily has had the desire to see CASA of Central Louisiana grow, and a passion to help all children and families in need. 


Shequantna Sanders

Program Coordinator

Shequantna is a graduate of Glenmora High school in Glenmora, LA and obtained a BA in Social Work and Criminal Justice from Northwestern State University. Working with families, children, and young adults has always been her calling and she has been answering this call for over 15 years.


Kelsey Arredondo

Advocate Supervisor

Kelsey a life-long resident of Natchitoches parish and a graduate of Red River High School. She has always had a passion for working with children and young adults. Kelsey obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University.  


Iris Lilly

Advocate Supervisor

Iris is a long life resident of Natchitoches Parish and a graduate of Natchitoches Central High School. She is dedicated to the field of Social Work and Human Services. Over the last 15 years, Iris has pursued this line of work as a school teacher, a caseworker with the Department of Children and Family Services, and a program director at Cane River Transitional Living Program. Iris obtained her Master’s Degree in Human services from Walden University.