Anna's House Staff & Board of Directors | Anna's House Foundation


“I am only one but I am one. I cannot do everything but I can do something. What I can do, I ought to do. And what I ought to do, by God’s grace I will do.”   — Edward Everett Hale

 

AHF Staff

Katherine Craig,  Executive Director

Katherine has been in the non-profit sector for 18 years and received her degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. She is married to her husband Chad. The Craig's have one daughter, Courtney and one son, Conner. Katherine is deeply passionate about helping fulfill the immense needs for foster care services in our great state and feels truly blessed by God to have been given the opportunity to lead and grow Anna's House Foundation.  "For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." —Ephesians 2:10

Ramona Tate, Foster Care Program Director 

Since 2005, Ramona has devoted her career to helping children in foster care in the state of Oklahoma in various capacities.  It is her personal belief that every child should live in a home that provides love, discipline, nurturance, and stability. Ramona believes that children are students of life, they require guidance and support as they maneuver through life’s journey.  Ramona has a deep unyielding desire to help others and her love for children has cultivated a deep desire to become a supporter of children in foster care. Ramona and her loving husband, Chris, have a daughter who serves in the Army National Guard and attends OSU. The Tate's also have five sons, two in high school, one in middle school and two in elementary school. “Cast your burden upon the LORD and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken” —Psalms 55:22

Cindy Boecking, Foster Home Recruiter + Trainer

For the past 9 years, Cindy has been serving the adoptive and foster community as Director of the Chosen OKC ministry at Crossings Community Church. Her passion for this ministry began with the adoption of her two sons in 2010 and 2013. In addition to Chosen OKC, she has served on the board of Maisha International Orphanage and Karis Adoption Fund. She is excited to continue this mission with Anna’s House. Cindy has been married to her husband Michael for over 17 years. They were the 2015 “Angels in Adoption” award recipients given by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington D.C.  They have 3 children, Hayden (age 12), Ford (age 8), and Cooper (age 6). They love cooking, watching their kids’ sporting events, and Thunder basketball. She believes that nothing in this life will matter unless it is loving God and loving the people He made.   "Truly, I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. - Matthew 25:40

Lauren Taylor, Care Specialist

Lauren is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where she received a Bachelor degree in Family Life Education and Child Development. She has previously worked in childcare where she realized how big of a heart she had for children and families. She has now been supporting foster families since 2016 and enjoys seeing the difference one family can make in a child’s life. Lauren enjoys cooking, baking, reading, watching Thunder games, and attending Life Church on the weekends.  Lauren is very thankful and excited to begin this next chapter of her life at Anna’s House Foundation to continue to serve families and children. “Trust the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight” -Proverbs 3:5-6

Kelsee Cromer, Care Specialist

Kelsee graduated from Oklahoma State University where she received her Bachelors in Human Development and Family Sciences. Kelsee has a passion to help children and families and is so excited to be serving in this capacity at Anna’s House Foundation. Kelsee enjoys quality time with friends and her family, Oklahoma State football games, and attending Life.Church. “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loves, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” -- Colossians 3:12.

Blakely Brown, Care Specialist

Blakely is a graduate of Oklahoma Christian University where she received a Bachelors in Family Studies and Child Development. Blakely believes there can never be too many investors in the life of a child. This belief sparked her passion to work with children and families. “But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God.” -- John 1:12-13

Tacey Tate, Care Specialist 

Tacey graduated from East Central University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Human Resources Counseling. She previously worked as a Permanency Planner worker for the State of Oklahoma for several years and in this role Tacey was part of adoptions and successful reunifications. Tacey's passion is working with children in state's custody and achieving permanency for our kids in care as she has also been a foster parent and finds it rewarding to advocate and care for a child in need. In her free time, Tacey loves traveling, running, spending time in God's word and playing with her dog. "I will never forget you. See, upon the palms of my hands I have written your name." -Isaiah 49:16.

Jennifer Long, Care Specialist 

Jennifer graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s degree in Family Life Education. She has worked in the foster care field for over 5 years. Jennifer and her husband have been foster parents for three years and theyr strongly believe in equal opportunity and setting children up for success. “You might be temporary in their lives. They might be temporary in yours. But there is nothing temporary about the love or the lesson.” -Tonia Christle

 
Jessica Routh, Certification Specialist


Jessica received her Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Park University in Missouri. She began her career with the Department of Family Protective Services in Texas, where she worked as an Investigator and a foster care licensing regulations caseworker. She found a passion to work with foster children and families while with DFPS. Jessica has two teenage children with her husband, Chris, who she has been married to for sixteen years. She and her family lived in Texas for the past fifteen years but recently moved to Oklahoma when her husband accepted a position with Boeing at Tinker AFB. She wishes to continue the career she began in Texas to help provide support to foster parents so they are able to provide a safe and happy environment for foster children.

Allie Ledford, Certification Specialist

Allie received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Family Life Education and Child Development. Her true passion for child welfare began in 2014 when she travelled to Haiti to help care for orphaned children. It was at that point, the trajectory of her life changed and she became an advocate for all children. Allie began working for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services in Child Welfare in 2016. Throughout her time at DHS, she was able to help thirteen foster child return to their biological families through successful reunification. She was able to build meaningful relationships with the foster families, biological families, and the children on her caseload. Those experiences have left a lasting impact over her life and career offering a unique perspective and appreciation for the support and gratitude foster families deserve. In her downtime, Allie enjoys traveling with her mother, spending quality time with friends, trying new restaurants, and playing with her two pups.

Britley Little, Volunteer + Community Outreach Coordinator

Britley graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Family Life Education. By going on a 9-month mission trip with KIVU Gap Year, she believes she was placed on earth to serve and support vulnerable children and those who live on the margins of society. Recently married, Britley and her husband enjoy travelling, attending Thunder games, and being members of Life.Church. With a love and passion for people, she feels incredibly blessed to be on staff at Anna’s House Foundation as their Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose” - Romans 8:28

 

AHF Board of Directors

Jeremy Stoner, President

Bobby Griffith, Vice President

Jeff DeGiacomo, Jr., Chaplain

Nate Rogers, Secretary

Chuck Rahill, Treasurer

Richard Felton, Past President

Megan Coldagelli

Todd McKinnis

Darci Oplotnik

Brandy Parson

Jim Quillen

Randy Stafford

Roe Simmons

 

 

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