Meet Our Staff

The Arms of Love Foster Care team is here to serve you.

There are three Foster Care Principles that our team abides by across Arizona:
(1) Excellence comes from teamwork that is honest and reflective,
(2) Support families and build relationships in ways that exceed expectations, and
(3) Humbly impact those you serve for God.

Meet our teams who work with families in your area.

Coconino County, La Paz County, Mohave County, Yavapai County

Lauren Belcher

Director, Northern Region

Linda Norman

Licensing Specialist, Apache/Navajo County

Alice Cooper

Licensing Specialist, Mohave County

Hillary Horn

Licensing Specialist, Yavapai County

Lindsey Shelp

Ministry Support Specialist

Maricopa County

Nichole Tamburstuen

Director, Maricopa County

Debbie Baker

Assistant Director, Maricopa County

Mike Molina

Assistant Director, Maricopa County

Amanda Marin

Licensing Specialist

Berenice Castanon

Licensing Specialist

Larissa Hodge

Licensing Specialist

Melanie Gaston

Licensing Specialist

Rey Roloff

Licensing Specialist

Cochise County, Graham County, Pima County,

Silvia Garcia-Tirado

Director, Cochise County

Andy Stang

Director, Pima County

Magaly Hanna

Assistant Director, Pima County

Amy Oekerman

Licensing Specialist, Pima County

JoAnne Stephens

Licensing Specialist, Pima County

Mike Taylor

Licensing Specialist, Pima County

Jennifer Willey

Licensing Specialist, Graham County

Pinal County

Mike Molina

Assistant Director, Pinal County

Rey Roloff

Licensing Specialist

Yuma County

Raul Solorzano

Director, Yuma County

Krisna Herrera

Licensing Specialist

Foster Care Administrators

Oceanna Peterson

Contract Management Director

Courtney Bjurstrom

Ministry Support Specialist