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Court Appointed Special Advocates – Child Intervention Services (CASA CIS) bids a warm farewell to their Executive Director Pam Ryan as she embarks on a new mission and welcomes Pamela Moody, Ed. D. as its Interim Executive Director. Moody brings decades of experience advocating for children, most notable through her work as Principal at Sudley Elementary School. Moody began her new position May 13, 2019.
“We welcome Pam Moody as our Interim Executive Director,” said Board Chair Jason Hickman. “Her strong ties to our community, proven leadership and passion for the well-being of children, are the perfect partnership for our organization. Her long-term Interim appointment permits us the opportunity to evaluate the organization and seek the appropriate candidate as we continue to grow, while maintaining and advancing CASA’s Mission. We are confident that Pam’s leadership will take us to the next level as a CASA organization working to end child abuse and neglect.”
As Interim Executive Director, Moody will oversee one of the largest CASA programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia, encompassing Prince William, Fauquier, Rappahannock and recently-added Warren counties. CASA-CIS provides services to child victims of abuse and neglect each year through its volunteer, trained advocates.
“I am honored to have this opportunity to lead CASA, as we continue to further our vision, we shall build on the tremendous momentum of the past three years.” Quoting Mr. Rogers, she aIS, “Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.”
Moody is currently a Virginia Court Certified Mediator serving Virginia’s District 31. She also provides special education for Administrators and Teacher Supervision as an Adjunct Professor through Virginia Tech and George Mason Universities. She has worked with Prince William County Public Schools in several capacities including special educator, school social worker, and finally, retiring as principal after 17 years in that role.
Moody received her Ed. D, M.S. and B.S. degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, is in Leadership Prince William’s Class of 2019, and has served on the Didlake Board of Directors for the past 27 years. Moody is currently serving as the Chairman of the Board for Didlake, her second appointment to this position.