About Us

Our Mission

Giving a child a home is a remarkable gift. The Foster SQUAD is here to provide resources to Polk County foster families as they care for our community’s most vulnerable children.

Our Vision

For Iowa foster families to feel supported, heard and respected.

Our Founders


Krista Fuller

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Traci Schermerhorn

Our Board of Directors

  • Cory McClure, Founder & Director

  • Cherish Taylor, Secretary

  • Kurt Gibson, Treasurer

  • Sally Wallace, At-Large Director

  • Amy Murray, At-Large Director

  • Barb Bremner, At-Large Director