Amber joined CFR as a Prevention Specialist in March, 2021. She attended Buena Vista University in Fort Dodge, Iowa where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Services in 2012. Amber also has her substitute teaching license and has spent time instructing in the Fort Dodge school district. Amber has spent the last decade serving Webster County and surrounding counties in multiple positions all related to assisting and supporting people through times of crisis.
In her free time Amber enjoys exploring the Caribbean, fishing, planning events and spending quality time with her husband, children, friends and family.
Chelsea E. joined the CFR prevention team in October 2020 as a Prevention Specialist. She attended the University of Northern Iowa where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and a minor in Family Studies. In 2016, she also received her Holistic Health Practitioner diploma with an emphasis in Holistic Nutrition and Life Coaching from the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ. Born and raised in Webster City, Chelsea currently resides in her hometown where she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and quality time with friends and family.
Mickie S. began working at CFR in July 2013 as the SPF SIG (Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant) Coordinator and is now the Coordinator for the Webster
County Iowa Partnerships for Success (IPFS) grant. She has also been employed at The Dance Connection as a tumbling instructor since 2008.
Mickie was born and raised in Webster City. After working at Electrolux for one month shy of 12 years, she decided to make the most of the opportunity to go back to college.
Mickie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Buena Vista University in June 2013. She has bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice and Human Services, along with a minor in Psychology.
When not at work, Mickie loves spending time with her two daughters. She enjoys sharing the love of dance and tumbling with her girls.
Todd joined CFR in December 2018 as a Prevention Specialist. Todd received both his Bachelor of Science degree in English & Secondary Education and his Master of Arts degree in literature from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Todd looks forward to networking with Iowan residents and leaders to further improve the health of local communities.
Shelly Z. has worked for Community and Family Resources’ Prevention Department in a variety of roles; most recently supervising the Prevention Department. Shelly has an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Buena Vista University, a Master of Public Health degree from Des Moines University, and maintains certification as a Certified Prevention Specialist. Shelly enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading in her free time.