Meet Our Adoption Workers

At Catholic Charities North Dakota, we’re proud to have
professional Adoption workers on staff. Learn about them below.

Pregnancy, Parenting, and Adoption

Fargo Office

Kris Haycraft, MSW, LMSW-PPAS Director
Samantha Watson, LBSW-PPAS Social Worker


Bismarck Office

Kristal Huntley-Egemo, PPAS Social Worker


Minot Office

Kristie Urness, PPAS Social Worker


Adults Adopting Special Kids

Fargo Office

Kara Eastlund, MSW, LMSW, LGSW-AASK Director
Morgan Nerat, MSW, LBSW-AASK Assistant Director
Nicole Fearing, MSW, LMSW-AASK Supervisor
Bethany Ill, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Elisa Samuelson, LBSW-Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter
Kelsey Schultz, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Nancy Germain, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Sara Renfrew, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Tesia Miller, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist


Grand Forks Office

Molly Schaefer, MSW, LBSW-AASK Supervisor
Bailey Kitko, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Jean Pietruszewski, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Marisa Austinson, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Megan Robbins, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Savanna Braathen, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist


Minot Office

Doreen Cerkowniak, LBSW-AASK Supervisor
Danielle Halvorson, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Lindsay Fleming, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Micaela Haider, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Sharlotte Grote, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist


Bismarck Office

Vanessa Deibert, MSW, LBSW-AASK Supervisor
Ambree Schmidt, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Maria Heidrich, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Rebekah Moser, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist
Tayler Fitzgerald, LBSW-Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter


Dickinson Office

Nancy Goellner, LBSW-AASK Adoption Specialist


Williston Office

Tara Olson, MSW, LMSW-AASK Adoption Specialist