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Casandra earned a Master’s Degree from WSU in 2003 and Ph.D. in Communication, also from Wayne State University, in 2011. She is the Vice President for College Advancement and Community Relations at Macomb Community College. In addition, Casandra serves as the Vice President of the State Board of Education in Michigan.
Casandra serves on several boards, including as President of the Women Officials Network, an organization dedicated to increasing women's participation in elective and appointive office regardless of party affiliation, Healthy Neighborhoods Detroit, and is an active volunteer K-9 handler with Search and Rescue of Michigan.
Casandra has been recognized as one of Michigan’s 40 under 40 by Crain’s Detroit Business, received the Service to Schools Award by the Macomb ISD and is the recipient of an honorary degree from her alma mater, St. Clair County Community College.