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

Alice Cooper

Licensing Specialist, Mohave County

Hillary Horn

Licensing Specialist, Yavapai County

Krista Green

Licensing Specialist, Coconino County

Maricopa County

Nichole Tamburstuen

Director, Maricopa County

Debbie Baker

Assistant Director, Maricopa County

Amanda Marin

Licensing Specialist

Melanie Gaston

Licensing Specialist

Lyndee Ewing

Licensing Specialist

Cindi Hopman

Licensing Specialist

Alex Robinson

Licensing Specialist

Ashley Shafer

Licensing Specialist

Cochise County, Graham County, 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

Yuma County

Krisna Herrera

Licensing Specialist

Andrea Iloff

Licensing Specialist

Raychael Jesser

Licensing Specialist

Eleni Meza

Licensing Specialist

Foster Care Administrators

Oceanna Peterson

Contract Management Director

Courtney Bjurstrom

Ministry Support Specialist

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