Renee joined the CASA staff in June of 2021 as the Development Director. Previously, she served in fundraising and administrative roles at YWCA Princeton, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jersey City Medical Center, and more. Renee is passionate about empowering marginalized and disadvantaged communities. Her career began as a successful Community Organizer in Newark and Woodbridge, and most recently she organized racial literacy workshops, film screenings, and book discussions as a member of the Advocacy Committee at YWCA Princeton. Renee also served on the Board of Directors of Women in Development Mercer County and has volunteered with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rebuild Jersey City, the Junior League, Princeton Community Works, Volunteer Connect, and more. She holds a BA from Montclair State University and speaks fluent French and conversational Spanish.