At Kids Crossing, our staff are still kids at heart:
Lee Oesterle, MSW, LCSW
Masters Level Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Lee has been working in the Child Welfare system since 1978. Before receiving his Masters in Social Work at the University of Denver in 1980, Lee worked in group homes with adolescent boys. From 1980 to 1988, Lee was a Team Leader and then the Clinical Director of Chins Up Youth Care Homes. In 1988 Lee began his private practice and continues that practice on a part-time basis. In 1992, Jan and Larry Faubion asked Lee to be the Executive Director of the child placement agency they were starting – Kids Crossing.
Lee was the Executive Director from 1992 to 2013. In May of 2013, Lee was seriously injured in a bicycle accident in the mountains. After months of rehabilitation at Craig Hospital, Lee returned to work as the Clinical Director of Kids Crossing. This role proved more conducive to his continued healing and recovery. In 2015, Lee was again asked to be the Executive Director.
Tiffany Gonzales is Kids Crossing’s Director of Operations. Tiffany graduated from Alabama State University in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in social
work, and earned her master’s degree in social work from Newman University in 2011. She has been working in the human services field for over 12 years as a home coordinator, caseworker, placement supervisor and now Director of Operations. Tiffany enjoys spending time with her daughter and hanging out with good people.
Roxann Cadwell is the Pueblo Office Director and licensing coordinator. Roxann has been with Kids Crossing since 1995 and is an essential member of the Pueblo office. Roxann loves spending time with family and friends, and is known to give some of the best hugs and biggest smiles!
Shannon Richter is a Program Coordinator with the Pueblo Office since July 2016. She has her Bachelors of Science in Clinical Psychology from Colorado State University Pueblo. She has a Masters in Criminal Justice from Colorado University Denver. She was most recently the Founder and Director of a Child Placement Agency for 12 years. Shannon has worked in the human service related field for 24 years. Shannon loves spending her free time with her friends, family and dog.
Dave Williams is Kids Crossing’s Pueblo Office Program Director and has been with Kids Crossing for over 15 years. He received his master’s degree in Psychology, Guidance and Counseling from The University of Northern Colorado and later earned his L.P.C. In his free time, Dave enjoys working out, and spending time with his kids, the two most important people in the world to him.
Dave Sanchez is a home coordinator with the Pueblo office. He graduated from the University of Southern Colorado and has been with Kids Crossing since 1998. Dave enjoys working with kids and the foster families at Kids Crossing. In the past he has worked as a fireman and EMT. Outside of Kids Crossing, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and two grown children.
Victoria Romero is a home coordinator with the Pueblo office. Victoria was encouraged to pursue a degree in elementary education when her son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at age three. She is the newest member of our Pueblo team and looks forward to using her training, research, and experience to help other children and families. In her free time, Victoria likes spending time with her family and enjoys photographing their adventures.
Tara Crowe is a home Coordinator at Kids Crossing in Pueblo! Before joining the Kids Crossing team, Tara was the Home Supervisor at Journeys, Inc. Child Placement Services for 9 years. Tara graduated from CSU-Pueblo. Tara is also a coach for Addict to Athlete and has a family run non-profit, Families Helping Families. Tara enjoys working with families and helping them problem solve through life. She keeps busy with her family and loves to run with her dog.