Angie Leondedis, Vice President of Client Services at Dobies Health Marketing, has been named President of the Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties.
CASA trains and supports volunteers who act as advocates in court on behalf of abused or neglected children. CASA advocates play a crucial role by monitoring a child’s situation, reporting findings to the court, and serving as a trusted adult presence in a child’s life.
“It is an honor to continue serving CASA as it celebrates 35 years of speaking up for children and providing them with loving, permanent homes,” Leondedis said. “I’m inspired by CASA’s dedicated staff, board, volunteers, donors, partners and the judges who find such value in CASA’s role in a child’s life.”
Leondedis has volunteered with CASA for five years as a trained advocate in the child welfare system. She joined the board three years ago and has served as an officer for the last two years. Last year, she served as First Vice President. Since 2017, Leondedis has been in a client leadership role at Dobies Health Marketing. She is also an advisor to RJ Children’s Haven, a non-profit organization providing day care services for immune-compromised children in the Kansas City area.
“Angie’s strong leadership qualities and her vision and passion for CASA make her an excellent choice for our next board president,” said Nate Lindstrom of Lockton Companies, CASA’s immediate past president. “I am confident she will be a tremendous leader for the organization and will advance our mission to give hundreds of abused and neglected children a chance to thrive in permanent homes.”
Leondedis begins her Board President role Sept. 1.
About Dobies Health Marketing
Since 1992, Dobies Health Marketing has offered highly specialized expertise in strategy-first marketing for health companies. The Kansas City-based company serves the marketing and branding needs of the entire health industry, from hospitals, health systems and payers to technology firms, medical device manufacturers, associations and certifying boards. With a promise to always engage strategy first, their mission combines strategic marketing with creative communications to create healthier brands.