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Our Staff
Becky Weichhand, Interim Executive Director
beckyBecky came to CCAI from the beautiful Great Lakes State of Michigan. Prior to arriving at CCAI, Becky worked with several of the premier child welfare law firms and policy organizations in the U.S., including the Alliance for Children’s Rights and National Council for Adoption.  She also frequently traveled internationally to study orphan care programs in other countries. In her role at CCAI, Becky educates Members of Congress and their staff on the issues about which she is the most passionate. She daily directs CCAI’s Congressional Resource Program and in her work with our 20/20 Vision Program she has coordinated congressional delegations to Los Angeles, Columbus, the United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Cambodia, Vietnam, and South Korea. Becky also managed The Way Forward Project, which focused on highlighting the need for family-based care of children in six African nations. Becky has a J.D. from Regent Law, and is a licensed attorney in Virginia. She currently serves as CCAI's Interim Executive Director.
 
Allison Cappa, Director of Programs

allisonAllison joined CCAI in September of 2010,  having previously worked for Senator Don Nickles and then serving as the Associate Director of Marketing at a trade association based in Washington, DC. Allison started at CCAI as the Director of External Relations, and in her new role as the Director of Programs, she oversees CCAI’s core initiatives including the Angels in Adoption TM events and gala, the Congressional Foster Youth Internship as well as National Adoption Day efforts across the country. She graduated Oral Roberts University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

 
Misti McHatton, Manager of Operations

Misti is joining CCAI with over twelve years of non-profit, small business, corporate and ministry experience. She has a BA in Global Business, a minor in International Relations and Public Policy from Regent University and an MA in Emergency and Disaster Management from American Military University. Misti has traveled extensively worldwide giving her a worldview that will benefit the mission of CCAI, including living in a children’s home in Northern Thailand for three years. As Operations Manager, Misti is responsible for managing the organization’s finances, overseeing information technology systems, coordinating human resource affairs, and recruiting new talent to CCAI.