Staff & Board of Directors

Families Helping Families is proud to introduce our hardworking staff and board of directors. Each member of our board of directors serves as a volunteer in the organization. Our team is proud to help support Iowa’s foster children and foster families.

If you’d like to join our team of volunteers, learn more and apply for available volunteer opportunities.

For information or to reach our board of directors, please contact us today.

Amie Buckley-Executive Director

Angela Downing-Director of Programs and Events

Interim President/Vice President – Sandy Merritt, Retired Educator

Treasurer – Jenna Sandry, Banker Support Specialist, First Interstate Bank

Secretary – Tami Muirhead, Compliance Support Specialist, CRBT

Lauren White – Housing Programs Director, Wilis Dady Homeless Services

Dawn Peek – Audit Manager, Transamerica

Shayla Brooks – Senior Compliance Manager, Four Oaks Enterprise

Maria Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer, Ohnward Bancshares

Amber O’Connor – Senior Communications Operations Manager, ACT

Raymond Siddell, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

Brienne Eastwood, Employee Relations Consultant, Sedgwick