Contact

We'd love to hear from you!

info@fosteringfam.org

Are you a part of an organization that would like to partner with Fostering Families to provide events and resources for foster parents?

Are you a foster parent that needs advice or to be linked to resources? Or are you a current foster parent that would like to discuss how to become more involved in the foster care community?

Are you thinking of fostering, and would like to talk with experienced foster parents about the process and their experiences?

OUR BOARD

KIMBERLEE GRIER

CO-CHAIR

Kimberlee has been a licensed foster parent through Durham County since 2017. She is a Pediatric Hospice Nurse at Transitions Kids in Raleigh. Kim is a Board Member of Foster Family Alliance of NC.

ROCHELLE JOHNSON

CO-CHAIR

Rochelle has been a licensed foster parent through Durham County since 2017. She has a variety of businesses and partnerships in the hospitality industry that include The Cookery, Dashi, Ponysaurus Brewing Co. and Soomsoom Pita Pockets. Rochelle is a Board Member of Foster Family Alliance of NC.

AMBER WATSON

VICE PRESIDENT

Amber Watson has been a licensed foster parent through Durham County since 2016. She is a freelance writer and owner of the local Durham food blog and marketing business, Bites of Bull City.

ERIN EDWARDS

SECRETARY

Erin Edwards became a licensed foster parent in fall 2018. She is a licensed attorney and is the director of the Office of Professional Service Contracts at the UNC School of Medicine.

TOMMIE WATSON

TREASURER

Tommie Watson has been a licensed foster parent through Durham County since 2016. Tommie is the executive director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC Chapel Hill and has served on the board of several local non-profits.


BROOKS RAINEY PEARSON

BOARD MEMBER

Brooks Rainey Pearson has been a licensed foster parent through Durham County since 2017. She is a yoga instructor and an attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center.

AARON McKethan

BOARD MEMBER

Aaron McKethan and his wife Sarah have been licensed foster parents through Durham County since 2018. Aaron is Adjunct Professor in the Duke School of Medicine and a healthcare technology entrepreneur at NoviSci (www.novisci.com).

ANGELA TANKARD

BOARD MEMBER

Angela Tankard has been a licensed foster parent in Durham County through Kidspeace in Wake County since 2018. She is an eCommerce Account Specialist for YMCA of The Triangle.