BOARD OF DIRECTORS
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Sue M. Dykema, CAE, is Executive Director of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the leading organization of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic plastic surgery. Sue also serves as Executive Director of the Aesthetic Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF), the philanthropic research arm of ASAPS.
The Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, an affiliate organization of nurses and aestheticians employed by plastic surgeons, is also managed by the ASAPS staff and Sue serves as the Executive Director for this group as well.
Since joining ASAPS in 1996, Sue’s responsibilities include all areas of organizational management, board governance, strategic planning, fiscal accountability, policy development, and partnerships for all three organizations.
Healthcare Finance Partners
Kevin Roy was first involved in CASC in 1997 as a first year attendee at a local conference. After seeing the value and being inspired but the achievements of the students in his local community Kevin decided to get involved with the organization and took up leadership positions first as Region 12 president then as State President for the 1999-2000 year. Kevin continued his education and attended U.C. Berkeley, graduating with a degree in Environmental Economics and Policy in 2004. After working for several Fortune 500 companies, Kevin decided to open his own healthcare investment banking firm in 2010. He resides in San Diego and has been an active board member since 2013.
2015-2016 CASC State President
Shawn Ahdout attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, CA. He was the State President and has been a dedicated member of CASC since the beginning of his sophomore year. He currently attends Stanford University. He has held various leadership positions including class president of his ASB, chairperson of a city-run Teen Advisory Committee and many others. He admires all the work that CASC does and is incredibly grateful to be a part of the organization.
ACSA Educational Services Executive,
Jamal Anderson is currently Deputy District Attorney at the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Previously he served as Policy Analyst & Federal Affairs Advisor in the Executive Office of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty in Washington D.C. He earned his JD from the University of San Francisco, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and his B.A. from Howard University. Mr. Anderson served as a Legislative correspondent in the Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Legislative Aide for Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Staff Assistant in the Office of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. He has served CASC as an assistant director and director of summer conferences.
Dr. Alicia Ausara
ACSA Educational Services Executive,
Dr. Ausura is an Education Services Executive for the Association of California School Administrators. Previously she served as a Principal and network Facilitator in the San Juan Unified School District. She has served as a member of the Board of directors for the Southeast Asian Assistance Center since June 2015. She is the California Executive Representative for the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Dr. Ausara holds her doctorate from Brandman University in the Chapman University system.
2016-2017 CASC State Governmental Affairs Policy Director
Julia Greensfelder is a senior at Albany High School in Albany, CA. She serves as the Governmental Affairs Policy Director for the California Association of Student Councils. In addition to CASC, Julia is a Student Board Member on the Albany Unified School District and is involved with Youth and Government.
2016-2017 CASC State Secretary/Treasurer
Bridget Lee is a senior at West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, CA. She was CASC State Director of Tech in the 2015-2016 school year and is currently serving as the State Secretary/Treasurer. She has been involved in CASC since freshman year and has aligned her life’s mission to advocate for minority voices and is very thankful to CASC for opening her eyes to the world beyond her scopes. She is also involved as the President for Global Youth Mission and the Student Editor for Korea Daily, and she has also played on school’s basketball, tennis, and track teams.
2016-2017 CASC State Vice-President
Olivia Nouriani is a senior at South Pasadena High School in Los Angeles County. She serves as the State Vice President of the organization, after serving as the State Outreach Director last year. She has been involved with the organization since her freshman year in high school, and is dedicated to giving back to the organization which has given her so much. She also serves on her Associated Student Body and is currently the SPHS CASC Representative, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Tiger Newspaper, her school’s publication. She is serving a two-year term on the Board of Directors.
Senior Vice-President of Marketing, Strategy & Operations,
Cindy Park is responsible for Prado’s business strategy development, marketing, and performance of property operations with the overall goal of driving growth and building the Prado Group. Prior to joining Prado Group, Cindy was the Vice President of Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc. for 13 years, and was directly responsible for the creation and implementation of marketing programs for new developments and the entire residential portfolio. Cindy was responsible for marketing over 22 brand new lease-up communities, totaling more than 4,100 new apartment units. She has worked to reposition more than 36 properties, adding value to physical assets through comprehensive rebranding and physical renovation of common areas and interior units.
Cindy holds a BS from UC Berkeley and in 2013 she officially became alumni of Harvard Business School (HBS) completing the highly coveted Comprehensive Leadership Program and Digital Marketing Program. She is a board member for Harvard Business School Alumni Board, Co-Founder for Fund The Child Education and Co-Founder for PLDx.Org.
2016-2017 CASC State President
Nandeeni Patel is a senior at Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, CA. He is currently the State President and was previously the Region 11 President on CASC State Council. She has been a dedicated member since the beginning of her sophomore year of high school and is incredibly grateful to be invested in an organization that believe in the power of youth like CASC does. She has held various leadership positions including the President of the Murrieta Youth Advisory Committee, Intern at the USC Shoah Foundation, and is a Bank of America Student Leader.
2016-2017 CASC State Development Director
Maya Roshandel is a senior at South Pasadena High School in South Pasadena, CA. She currently serves the CASC Development Director and has been involved in CASC since the beginning of her Sophomore year. In addition to CASC, Maya has held various leadership positions in school and is currently the CASC representative her school’s ASB for the second year in a row.
Dr. Peggy Skiles
Dr. Margaret Skiles has been practicing Plastic Surgery for over 20 years and was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1988.
She graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and from New York University Medical School. She completed a general surgery residency and did her plastic surgery residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She was then on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts before entering private practice in Battle Creek Michigan until 1993 when she came to the Yuba-Sutter area.
She is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery serving on numerous committees and chairing several.She has been particularly active in the Pathways to Leadership program which is based on the CASC model. She has also provided leadership in her local community serving as Chief of Staff at local hospitals as well as being an active committee member for several organizations.
And in her spare time she is a glass artist both blowing glass and working at a torch in her home studio where she also makes jewelry settings for her glass. She relaxes by walking the dogs and reading.
New City Group
Lili Wang has been involved with CASC since 1997, and became the Governmental Operations at Local Levels director during the 1998 -1999 school year. Lili graduated from Stanford University with dual B.A.s in Economics and Comparative Literature, and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. She is currently the Managing Partner of New City Group, where she focuses on cross-border investment opportunities between China and the US.
CASC BOARD OF ADVISORS
Liebe Geft, Director
Museum of Tolerance
Ted Lempert, Executive Director
L. Karen Monroe, Superintendent
Alameda County Office of Education
David Nakashima, Consultant
Jack Russi, National Managing Partner
Deloitte & Touche
Dr. Wesley Smith, Executive Director
Association of California School Administrators
Robert Sternfels, Director
McKinsey & Company
CASC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
June Thompson, Ph.D.