Nathan Bell, Executive Director: Nathan formerly served in Hamilton County as a full-time GAL attorney. In his 11 years working as a Guardian ad Litem under the Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office, Nathan spent time as a GAL providing direct service to children, as an attorney for social worker GALs, and also managed other attorney GALs as the Assistant Director of the Hamilton County Office. Nathan has his JD from Duke Law School, and completed his undergraduate BA at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. Nathan has spent his career in public service, working primarily with disadvantaged children.
Jeannie Helsel, Advocacy Coordinator / Resource Development Manager: Jeannie began working at CASA in October 2011 after she graduated from National University with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development. Jeannie started at CASA as an Advocacy Coordinator; in October 2013 she also took on the role of Resource Development Manager. When not at work, Jeannie enjoys spending time with family, running and a good book!
Meagan Garrett, Advocacy Coordinator: Meagan joined CASA in February of 2014 and began working as an Advocacy Supervisor in November of 2014. Meagan joined CASA to be a voice to children that were just like her growing up. Meagan enjoys spending quality time with her husband and 8 children.
Sharon Nelson, Advocacy Coordinator: Sharon joined CASA as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem in 2007. In 2011, she joined the CASA staff as a Volunteer Coordinator, a job that she held for 3 ½ years. She took a short break to work on her real estate career while still carrying a number of volunteer cases. CASA has always held a place in her heart so when a position opened up at CASA, she actively pursued it and was hired as an Advocacy Coordinator. She is excited to be back with her CASA family. When not at CASA or selling real estate, Sharon shares her home with her husband Barry, her 15 year old daughter Mackenzie, a Great Dane named Roxy, an Australian Shepherd named Cody, a Standard Poodle named Mimi and a Poodle/Chihuahua mix named Milo.
Joyce Conley, Office Manager: Joyce began working at CASA for Clermont Kids in 2008 as the Office Manager. Joyce retired after 25 years with the State of Ohio Department of Natural Resouces, Division of Parks & Recreation, Stonelick State Park. In her spare time, she volunteers with The International Order of Rainbow for Girls, a Masonic youth group for girls 11-20, The Friends of Stonelick State Park, and the Edenton United Methodist Church.