Clayton County CASA Staff

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Tiffany Moen, Chief of Child Welfare

Tiffany has worked for Clayton County court system for sixteen years. She attended school in Clayton County from kindergarten through college. She graduated with honors from Clayton State University earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies with a minor in Criminal Justice and a Paralegal Certificate. Tiffany joined Clayton County CASA in 2014 working as a Guardian Ad Litem for custody matters before assuming the Director position in 2016. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys traveling and watching professional football.

annelle-staff-pic       Annell Graniela, CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Annell has been employed with the Clayton County Juvenile Court since 2009.  She comes from a military family and has spent time in Hawaii, Europe, and several states in the U.S. Annell is bilingual which is an asset to our ever changing population in Clayton County. She has over 18 years experience dealing with children. She graduated with honors from Saint Leo University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and has an Associates Degree in Education from Georgia Military College. Annell enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and anything Disney.

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 Griffin Shirley, CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Griffin has worked for Clayton County court system for five years. Griffin attended school at Griffin Technical College where he earned his associates degree in paralegal studies.  Griffin is currently attending Clayton State University finishing up his requirements to transition into Law School. Griffin was a CASA Volunteer for two years before working at the Clayton County Courthouse as a CASA Volunteer Supervisor.  Griffin is very passionate about advocating for abused and neglected children and plans to work with the CASA program for the rest of his life.  Griffin stated “I was doing this as a volunteer before I was hired and plan to continue my work as a volunteer if I ever leave the position as a Supervisor.”

Patricia Hill Profile Picture      Patricia Hill, CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Patricia is a native of Florida, moved to Georgia in 1989. She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Atlanta Christian College in Human Relations and received a Qualitative Research Graduate Certificate from Nova Southeastern University. In 2000, Ms. Hill became a CASA volunteer in Dekalb County to advocate on behalf of the children. “I understand the passion, dedication and hard work needed to serve the children and families.” Before employment with Clayton County Juvenile Court, she has worked with profit and non-profit organizations to coordinate programs for senior citizens and youth in Clayton County community. In addition, Ms. Hill was employed as a Regional Manager for LogistiCare, Inc. In 2011, she was hired with Clayton County Juvenile Court. Ms. Hill has worked with Juvenile Court for six years in different departments(Program Unit, Grant/Staff Development, QUAD-CST Panel, FAST Panel, System of Care and BARJ Division). For many years, she has seen children placed in foster care and youth placed in juvenile justice system. “As a GAL (Guardian Ad Litem) Ms. Hill’s goal is to work diligently to ensure foster care children are placed in a safe and loving permanent home.” BELIEVE AND YOU SHALL ACHIEVE”

Debbie Stinson      Debbie Stinson, Volunteer Training Supervisor

Debbie is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. Brought up in the Clayton County School System and has been employed with Clayton County Court System for the past 20 years. Background includes Certified Mediator with the State of Georgia. Debbie has been an active volunteer with the Ambassadors Behind CASA since 2005. For several years she has seen the delinquent side of the court and knows that over 70% of our active inmates have suffered from different types of abuse. As the CASA recruiting and training supervisor she strives to inform all new volunteers of their duties and how they can make a difference in a child’s life.

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Jezreel received her Bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University in Political Science & Pre-law. She is currently studying for her Juris Doctorate at John Marshall Law School. She has worked in a variety of educational settings such as the Envision Law and CSI program, the Global Peace Youth Corps (GPYC), the Inroads to Success Leadership program for inner city middle schools and Primrose private preschool. Jezreel enjoys music production and performing arts in her spare time. Jezreel works as a Guardian Ad litem that handles judicial investigations and custody disputes. “My goal has always been to stand up for those that cannot help themselves and to improve the efficiency and overall attitude of the Juvenile Justice system.”

 

20161108_103029-corey       Corey Jones, CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Cory became a volunteer with the Clayton County CASA program in March of 2013. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, he was hired as a CASA Volunteer Supervisor. He has always been an advocate for people and children. He also sits on the board of Friends of Clayton County CASA Inc. He grew up in Miami Florida and moved to Georgia in 2001 to continue his advocacy. “I’m a strong believer that we must prepare our children for the future today.”

Stephanie Simms profile picture             Stephanie Simms, CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Stephanie Simms, a native of Alabama and has traveled extensively throughout Europe. She has earned a degree in education and currently enrolled, to graduate this year with a  Bachelor’s in Psychology. She has always felt the counseling field has always been her desire and calling. She had worked in the school system for over 17 years as a Family Liaison, a mediator to empower parents and the community of the supports for their child of Special Needs. She believes life is worth living and learning, but most importantly listening. She loves to listen to music, occasionally reading and enjoying family. My purpose is to empower those with an understanding that we all are worthy, hopefully when you know better, you can do better.