About Wasatch International Adoptions

Wasatch International Adoptions is licensed child placing agency in the State of Utah and provides international adoption programs, birth mother counseling, and domestic adoption assistance.  WIA is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization and we are COA/Hague accredited.

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Kathy Kaiser
Executive Director
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Who We Are

Since 1992, Kathleen Kaiser, our Executive Director, has been actively involved in international adoption.  Her experience with adoption, coupled with her desire to provide affordable and honest international adoptions programs has made Wasatch International Adoptions what it is today.

Our Staff of Professionals

All those working for WIA, both our office staff and our foreign agents, are caring, experienced and professional. Every adoptive family works directly with one of our Program Managers and our entire team is available to answer questions throughout the adoption process. Our staff is knowledgeable and committed to all of WIA’s programs and the families and children we represent.

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Dianne Squires
Foreign Program Director
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Julia Holtgrewe
Case Manager
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Ann Lamphere, MSW
Second Chance Social Worker

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Chareyl Moyes
Case Manager
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Randy Mitchell
Technical Support Specialist

Julie Simmons

Julie Simmons
Post Placement Specialist

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Kathy Junk
Program Inquiries & Waiting Child Specialist
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Marilyn Cypers
Case Manager
Post Placement Specialist
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Gerald Bowman
Overseas Social Worker

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Cyndi Peck
Second Chance Program
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Craig Mitchell
Director of Social Work, LCSW
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DeAnne Heninger
MSW, Social Worker

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Jessica Wilson
Media Specialist

Board of Directors

Wasatch International Adoptions is governed by an active Board of Directors which is devoted to helping children and strengthening families. The Board consists of medical and business professionals and adoptive parents who work as volunteers to oversee the agency’s finances, policies and practices. Their expertise and experience lend a solid base to the goals and administration of Wasatch International Adoptions.

**Note: Upon request, WIA will disclose the following: Service policy Contracts, the number of adoption placements per year for the prior 3 calendar years, the number of placements that remain intact, the number of families who apply to adopt each year, and the number of waiting children eligible for adoption. To obtain this information please call our office.

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