Valerie joined the staff of Christian Homes & Family Services in the fall of 2018 and serves as an Outreach Representative in the North Texas area. She was born and raised overseas on the mission field but landed in Texas as a young adult. She is a graduate of Stephen F Austin State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Her background includes experience in the school setting with special needs children, work with victims of domestic violence, psychiatric social work, and varied international missions experiences. She recently returned to school to pursue a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Direct Practice in Children and Families.
As a member of the outreach team, her goal is to build relationships and cultivate community partnerships with organizations that serve birth mothers. Valerie feels deeply privileged to be part of a team that is driven to love and serve vulnerable populations. She has been married to her husband Mike since 1991. They have two grown children, Michael and Sarah and one grandchild, Avery. In her free time, Valerie enjoys spending time with family and friends, creating in the kitchen, and traveling.