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Kate Mudd, the new executive director of the Nelson County chapter of Court Appointed Special Advocates, NelCASA, stands in the new office space donated to the charity dedicted to watching out for children's interest as they navigate the court system. Mudd was hired in December and the organization recently moved into donated office space that is still under renovation.
NelCASA director to lead child advocates in a new direction

Kate Mudd had no time to rest and reflect before she started her new job Dec. 13. One day, she was representing the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services as a social worker in Nelson District Court. The next day, she was director of NelCASA, the county’s branch of Kentucky’s court-appointed special advocates network.

“It was a quick transition,” she said, but one that was easy for her to make.