CASA Program Director
Jean Cate is CASA Program Director, overseeing activities for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Hood and Somervell.
recruits, trains, and supervises a pool of over 30 dedicated CASA volunteers.
In coordination with other program directors, Ms. Cate
also develops and implements an annual operating plan.
Before coming to Mission Granbury, Ms. Cate functioned as Vice President of the Lake Granbury Area Chamber of Commerce where she was responsible for membership, special events, fundraising, public relations, and management of volunteers.
Ms. Cate, an avid volunteer herself, has served on numerous community service committees, including as Chairman of the Granbury Parks and Recreation Board for the past 14 years and Chairman of the Community Resource Coordination Group.
Ms. Cate has also served on the board at Hood Somervell Children's Advocacy Center and at City of Granbury Charter Review.
was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Lake Granbury Chamber of Commerce
, its highest accolade, in 2004 and was named The Hood County News Woman of the Year in 2008.
and Charlie, her husband of 52 years, reside in Granbury, Texas, where they have raised seven children.