Grand Haven, Michigan but are in the process of building a new home for their large family in Muskegon. They have been
fostering for over 10 years now and have adopted several kids along the way. In 2012, Katie and Jeff started the non-profit
Kids Belong, which raises awareness of the need for more foster families in West Michigan. Katie joined the FEC staff in
January of 2020 as a Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
for Muskegon and Ottawa counties. She is now also the Recruitment and Retention Coordinator for Lake/Newaygo & Mason/Oceanacounties as well as the Foster Care Navigator for Muskegon &Ottawa.