JBJeremy Biggs, Executive Director

Jeremy brings more than 7 years of non-profit management experience to CASA. Focus on grant writing, public awareness, increasing unrestricted assets and volunteer recruiting are at the top of his priority list.  “I’m excited to be part of such an outstanding organization that stands up for children in need each and every day”, stated Biggs. He is married to April and together they have a beautiful daughter, Ava.  Jeremy is a member of the Paragould Kiwanis Club, serves on the Paragould Housing Authority and Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors and also serves on the Paragould City Council.






Amanda FrankenbergerProgram Manager

Amanda joined CASA in October of 2013 as an Advocate Coordinator in Paragould, Arkansas. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University and is passionate about CASA’s mission. She starts most mornings with 5 a.m. Crossfit and enjoys shopping with friends and hanging out with her family.








MichaelMichael Graham, Advocate Coordinator for Poinsett County

After 38 years as a mortgage workout executive, Michael brings his collaboration and communication skills to CASA. First as a volunteer, and beginning in 2014, as an advocate coordinator. He decided to become more involved with the organization because he wanted to do something challenging that would benefit others. His favorite thing to do in Northeast Arkansas is win Wednesday night trivia and he’s really good at it to.







Jeremy Irvin, Advocate Coordinator for Greene and Clay Counties

Jeremy brings an amazing life story to CASA and also brings experience as a business manager and a cross-fit coach of adults and at-risk youth. Jeremy is a huge foodie and seeks out unique local restaurants in the community.  He enjoys spending time on his motorcycle on the weekends and taking in the beautiful scenery of Arkansas. Jeremy keeps busy weighing his dietary intake and is on a quest to find a business jacket that will fit.







AngieAngie Tate, Advocate Coordinator for Craighead County

Angie first joined CASA in 2013 as a volunteer advocate. She said “I felt she needed to make an impact on the community she lived in and what better way to do that than to help those most vulnerable, children in foster care.”  Angie has spent most of her career in human resources, recruiting and accounting.  Angie serves as Advocate Coordinator for Craighead County. Angie enjoys hiking, spending time with family and of course, shopping!







Evan Clower, Advocate Coordinator for Mississippi and Poinsett Counties

Evan holds a degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas.  She has prior experience in private investigations and the legal field.  She loves to read and enjoys painting oil on canvas focusing on impressionist work.  Evan enjoys spending time with family and is a huge animal lover and spoils her dog Butler every chance she gets.








Connie Lindley, Advocate Coordinator for Craighead County

Connie joined the CASA staff in October 2017 after serving as a volunteer advocate for many years.  Connie has a huge heart for kids and enjoys being able to make a difference in the lives of many children.

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