About Us

Board of Directors

The board of directors at Utah Foster Care (UFC) is made up of professionals from the field of social work as well as other fields. These dedicated individuals serve in governance and fiduciary oversight positions and network on behalf of UFC’s mission in the broader community.

Kelly Peterson
Chief Executive Officer
Utah Foster Care


*Lisa Watts Baskin, Board Chair

*Libby Biittner, Board Treasurer
Patent Law Works

*Lloyd Hardcastle, Board Secretary
Attorney at Law
Schwab, & Hardcastle, LLC

*Dave Webster, Sr
Western States Lodging

*Executive Committee


Alan Blood
Principal Mortgage Broker
Capital Financial Group

Kathy Carter
Colonial Stock Transfer Co

Kathleen Christy
Assistant Superintendent
Salt Lake City School District

Erik Ence
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Chief IP Counsel
CR Bard, Inc

Robert Gerlach
Founder & President
Gerlach Consulting Group/PantoChrome

Brenda Hardy
Executive Administrator
Larry H Miller Group

Jennifer Holub
Intern/Contract Specialist
Hill AFB

Jodi Juretich
Chief Financial Officer

Katie Rothe
Health & Wellness Coach

Steve Sunday
President & CEO
Forever Bound Adoption


Dr Doug Goldsmith, Consultant to Board
The Children’s Center



Serving Utah's Children Since 1999

In Partnership with the Utah Division of Child & Family Services