Meet Our Staff
Samantha "Sam" Cutshall is a Volunteer Coordinator with Norfolk CASA, where she began as a volunteer in 2019. While working for a real estate trust and property management company, Sam spent the past 5 years also serving on their planning committee - dedicated to corporate partnerships with nonprofits in Hampton Roads and associate engagement in volunteerism. Sam was awarded the "Building Strong Communities Award" by her employer, given only to those associates who most exemplify a 'spirit of caring' and commitment to service. Sam has helped to coordinate volunteer events with ForKids and RocSolid Foundation, and has volunteered with the Union Mission, the Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, and many other nonprofits serving Hampton Roads.
Roxie A. Hoven
Roxie Hoven began her family violence prevention career in 1995 as an advocate for victims in the greater Seattle area. Relocating to Norfolk in 2002, she worked in a variety of non-profit capacities before transitioning from her position as the Assistant Executive Director of the YWCA South Hampton Roads to Norfolk CASA’s Executive Director in 2012. She is a proud ODU Alumnus, Kaufman Honoree and past board member of ODU’s Friend’s of Women’s Studies. She served as the Chair for City of Norfolk’s Continuum of Care for Homelessness in 2010-11 and has created transitional housing and outreach programs throughout our community for children and families in need. She currently sits on Champions for Children Hampton Roads’ No Hit Zone Steering Committee, ODU’s Human Services Advisory Council, and The LGBT Life Center’s Board of Directors.
A graduate of Mills College in Oakland, CA, Olivia has almost 10 years of non-profit experience, primarily in the fields of animal welfare and child advocacy. She began as a volunteer with Norfolk CASA in 2015 and joined the staff in 2016. She represents Norfolk CASA on the Virginia CASA Training Committee and the Norfolk Department of Human Services Juvenile Reentry Committee. Olivia has a graduate certificate in Children's Law and Policy from Loyola University Chicago and is currently pursuing her master's degree. A Norfolk transplant, Olivia also volunteers as a community mentor, animal welfare volunteer, and is a former foster parent.