Ms. Thaís Carrero (Tah-ease Kah-rr-eh-roh)

Pennsylvania Director CASA / CASA in Action

LocationYork, PA

Preferred pronounshe/her

Email address

Telephone number2407062624

Twitter account@thaiscarrero

LinkIn accountthaiscarrero

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Biographical information

CASA Pennsylvania State Director Thaís Vazquez-Carrero is a native Puerto Rican who has lived in York, Pennsylvania since 2016. Her career in government communications in Puerto Rico and Pennsylvania, and her community collaboration focus have led her to many opportunities and leadership roles in York County and at the state level. She was appointed by Governor Tom Wolf to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, and currently serves on the board of directors of the Cultural Alliance of York County, Community Progress Council, the Pennsylvania affiliate of Emerge America, the Governing Board of WITF, Inc., regional affiliate of NPR, and is a volunteer for multiple nonprofit organizations in Central Pennsylvania. She is the recipient of the Junior League of York’s 2019 Catalyst Award, offered to a woman who has made a positive impact in the community. CASA is the largest immigrant, Latino, people of color immigrant advocacy organization in the Mid-Atlantic, with a 100,000 lifetime members working in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.