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 Wasatch International Adoptions StaffAbout Wasatch International Adoptions

Wasatch International Adoptions is licensed child placing agency in the State of Utah and provides international adoption programs, birth mother counseling, and domestic adoption assistance.  WIA is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization and we are COA/Hague accredited.   

Kathy Kaiser
Executive Director
Kathy Kaiser

Who We Are

Since 1992, Kathleen Kaiser, our Executive Director, has been actively involved in international adoption.  Her experience with adoption, coupled with her desire to provide affordable and honest international adoptions programs has made Wasatch International Adoptions what it is today.

 

Josh Redfern
Director of Social Work
Joshua Redfern, LCSW

Our Director of Social Work

Joshua Redfern, our Director of Social Work, received a Master’s Degree from Brigham Young University and is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Joshua joined WIA’s team in 2011 and was appointed WIA’s Director of Social Work in December of 2012.  He is the adopted father of 3 children and has been involved in adoption work since 2006.

 

Our Staff of Professionals

All those working for WIA, both our office staff and our foreign agents, are caring, experienced and professional. Every adoptive family works directly with one of our Program Managers and our entire team is available to answer questions throughout the adoption process. Our staff is knowledgeable and committed to all of WIA’s programs and the families and children we represent.

 
Dianne Squires
Dianne Squires
Foreign Program Director
Julia Holtgrewe
Julia Holtgrewe
Congo Coordinator
Ann Lampheres
Ann Lamphere, MSW
Second Chance Social Worker
Chareyl Moyes
Chareyl Moyes
Case Manager

Randy Mitchell
Randy Mitchell
Technical Support Specialist

Miriam Storey
Miriam Storey
Post Placement Specialist
Kathy Junk
Kathy Junk
Inquiry Specialist

Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams
LCSW, Social Worker

Marilyn Cypers
Marilyn Cypers
Case Manager
Gerald Bowman
Gerald Bowman
Overseas Social Worker
Cyndi Peck
Cyndi Peck
Second Chance Program
Craig Mitchell
Craig Mitchell
LCSW, Social Worker
d.	DeAnne Heninger
DeAnne Heninger
MSW, Social Worker
Jessica Williams
Jessica Wilson
Media Specialist
Dee Doelfs
Dee Doelfs
Office Manager
 
 
Board of Directors

Wasatch International Adoptions is governed by an active Board of Directors which is devoted to helping children and strengthening families. The Board consists of medical and business professionals and adoptive parents who work as volunteers to oversee the agency’s finances, policies and practices. Their expertise and experience lend a solid base to the goals and administration of Wasatch International Adoptions.

**Note: Upon request, WIA will disclose the following: Service policy Contracts, the number of adoption placements per year for the prior 3 calendar years, the number of placements that remain intact, the number of families who apply to adopt each year, and the number of waiting children eligible for adoption. To obtain this information please call our office.


 

©2001 Wasatch International Adoptions
1140 36th Street, #204
Ogden, Utah 84403
Phone:801-334-8683
Fax: 801-334-0988
info@wiaa.org