Ashley Caceres joined Su Casa Indiana as Executive Director in 2023, having spent the last five years at Jackson County United Way. While there, Ashley’s passion for healthcare accessibility drove her work as she navigated individuals through the Indiana health coverage enrollment system. In 2020, she was a part of Su Casa’s expansion into Seymour, as the need for Latino-serving organizations grew. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Architecture, with minors in Sociology and Social & Environmental Justice from Ball State University.
Karla Guerrero joined Su Casa recently to lead their Youth Engagement programming that aims to meet emotional, developmental, educational and cultural needs for students and their families. Alongside her Youth Engagement efforts she works closely with individuals and families of all age groups providing guidance, resources and support in relation to the personal & social that contribute to health and wellness. She returns to Columbus, where she was awarded the 2016 Lily scholar recipient award, to continue being an advocate for human rights and social responsibility. Pulling from her undergrad roots in community organizing, Karla graduated from DePauw University in 2020 with a major in Education Studies and a double minor in Anthropology and Studio Art studies. As a first generation, DACAmented artist, organizer and educator from Reynosa Tamaulipas, MX. Karla is actively studying, working, and growing with the immigrant community in Columbus, IN to dismantle oppressive systems and create space for community collective needs.
Addy Franco is Su Casa’s Family Support Specialist. She has worked for a short time but has seen the needs of our Hispanic people in the community growing up. She’s worked as an interpreter for Windrose Health Network, where she gained the experience of working with multiple race communities, and the needs of the Hispanic population. She grew up in Columbus and was raised by immigrant parents and DACA recipient herself. She understands the short term rather long necessities families go through, by living experience. She is hungry to find better local and state resources and ways to help families in different areas. Her passion is to see families evolve and achieve a better life, mentally, physically, and financially. Everyone deserves a better life if they work for it, even better working together.
Angelite Narvaez recently joined Su Casa as our Small Business Support Specialist. She joined during the development of a partnership with NAACP and the TIME Program to aid local Latino business owners with support and resources to help meet their personal and business needs. Previously she worked with a former local attorney Dennis Stark as his legal interpreter. Angelite’s parents immigrated from the Dominican Republic to Brooklyn, New York, where she was born, making her a first generation American. She moved to Columbus in 2013 where her parents Pastor a Hispanic Christian Church here in town. Angelite is Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach with most of her clientele being Latino. Having her own business she has learned the need for resources and support and hopes to excel in helping local Latino owned businesses grow for the benefit of everyone.
Board of Directors
- Megan Shaff, Board President – McDowell Adult Education, Director
- Yodir Anahuati Cacho, Board Treasurer – Cummins, Senior Treasury Analyst
- Angelina Rodriguez, Board Secretary – Cummins, Global Enterprise Planning Director
- Dr. Amy Hale, VIM Care, Columbus Regional Health
- Felipe Martinez, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church
- Frank Griffin, Corporate Responsibility Program Director
- Karl Kissinger, SVP Business Services, Centra Credit Union
- Luz Elena Michel, Columbus Education Coalition, Latino Outreach
- Ashley Caceres, Su Casa Indiana, Executive Director