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Executive Committee

Glen Croft

Glen Croft has served CASA of Liberty & Chambers counties since 2009.  As a charter member of the board of directors he has served as President and Past President. He is currently a board member and fundraising committee chair. Glen grew up in Tarkington and graduated high school in 1982. He attended Wyoming Tech and completed their diesel program. He was raised in the logging industry and worked in the family business with Croft Logging until 1991. He worked at Champion Paper Mill from 1991 to 2001 as a multi-crafted maintenance technician. He is currently working for Entergy as a fleet mechanic. Glen has served on Tarkington School Board, Ryan Cemetery Board, and Staff Pastor Parrish committee at First United Methodist Church Cleveland. Glen and Lynette have been married since 1991 and has three children Leslie, Cody and Katlyn. Glen says serving on the CASA board of directors is an honor because this organization is providing “a voice “for the children we serve.

Jacob Powell 
VICE President

Jacob Powell has served on the CASA board of directors since 2018 and enjoys the opportunity to support children through this organization. He is an electrical engineer at Covestro and encourages employee engagement in the community as a member of their executive outreach committee. Jacob resides in Baytown with his wife, Bekah, and their three children. They are also a licensed foster family.

Tammy Glaze

Tammy Glaze began volunteering for CASA upon her retirement from education in 2016. In August of 2018, she joined the board of directors. With her career background in education as a teacher, campus principal and district administrator, it was a natural transition to continue serving children through this organization.  Tammy resides in Dayton with husband Tim.

Donna McClaugherty

Donna McClaugherty has lived in Liberty county since 1980.  She has been an educator in the field of science for the past 38 years and the welfare of children is one of her top concerns.  She has an undergraduate degree from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) and a masters from Lamar University.  She is the proud mom of 3 children now grown and successfully out on their own.  She hopes to support other families that are currently working toward that goal through her involvement in CASA.


Lynette Croft
Board Member

Lynette Croft is a school counselor for Tarkington ISD in Tarkington, TX. Lynette is of native Dayton, Texas and has been a CASA volunteer Advocate for 8 years and a board member for 6 years. In addition to her position as Board President, Lynette is a member of First United Methodist Church in Cleveland and a member of the Liberty County Aggie Moms. After graduating from Dayton High School in 1985, Lynette earned a bachelor’s in Elementary Education and masters in School Counseling from Lamar University. Lynette an her husband Glen, have been married since 1991 and have three wonderful children, Leslie, Cody and Katlyn.

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Lanell Higginbotham
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Edmond Long
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