Ann Marie Foley Binsner

This is an intro.

2013 Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year

Program: CASA of Prince George’s County
Location: Hyattsville, MD

Ann Marie Foley Binsner is a stunning example of both an efficient manager and a passionate advocate. She has woven together fiscal responsibility, best practices, bridge-building, and awareness-raising in her work as director of CASA/Prince George’s County.

Ann Marie has directed CASA/Prince George’s County since it began operations in 2001. Her energy and dedication to the CASA mission have been a driving force behind the program’s success and continuous improvement. As just one example, Ann Marie is raising standards for transition planning for emancipating youth. Under her leadership, CASA/Prince George’s County has implemented Fostering Futures, developed an Emancipation Manual that is being distributed to all transitioning youth, and created an “Emancipation Checklist” that is being used for all transitioning youth in care.

In the community, Ann Marie proactively seeks opportunities to raise awareness regarding child welfare issues. Under her leadership, the CASA program has provided trainings to DSS workers, Legal Aid attorneys and other service providers, bringing best practices to the forefront. Ann Marie also worked with other local CASA programs to develop a campaign that brands CASA in the DC Metro area and increases public awareness of child welfare issues.

Ann Marie Foley Binsner is an exemplary servant leader who has proven her dedication to creating the best possible community for all citizens.