Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association has elected Charmayne Anderson to its board of directors.

With 20 years industry experience, Anderson is a partner with The Ferguson Group, LLC in Washington D.C. She earned both a bachelor’s degree and an MPA from George Mason University.

“I was motivated to serve on the Maryland CASA board in memory of my younger sister who was adopted into my family after living in foster care for years due to abuse and neglect by her biological mother,” Anderson said.

With memberships in Women in Government Relations and the Women’s Transportation Seminar, Anderson also volunteers at Stop Child Abuse Now of Northern Virginia and is active in the Washington Redskins Cheerleader Alumni Association

She resides in Laurel with her husband, Brent, and their four children.

Maryland CASA Association is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to ensuring the rights of all victims of child abuse and neglect to grow up in safe, permanent homes. For more information, visit