Paige Beard is the Senior State Development Officer of National CASA/GAL Association. Paige is a professional with 30 years of experience working in non-profit management; local, state and national levels. Prior to joining the staff of National CASA/GAL Association, Paige served as the director of a local CASA program before helping to start the Nebraska CASA Association, where she served as the inaugural executive director. Paige has been recognized for her work in helping to start a number of local CASA programs in Nebraska. In addition to working with CASA, Paige has served on the Board of a local Big Brothers/Big Sisters program and an emergency youth shelter. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Paige works from her home in Omaha.