Adoption & Pregnancy Counseling Staff
Renee Teague is the Program Director for the Adoption and Pregnancy Counseling program. She has been working in the adoption field for many years and joined LFSRM in 2011. Renee loves working with her staff and adoptive families. She lives in Denver and enjoys spending time with her two teenage daughters
Ashley joined LFSRM in 2020 as an Adoption Counselor. Ashley is from Holland, Michigan and recently moved to the Denver area. She graduated from Hope College in 2016 with her Bachelor’s in Social Work and from Aurora University in 2019 with her Master’s in Social Work. In her free time, Ashley enjoys exploring Colorado with her husband and their Golden Retriever.
Tonia Rogers is the Pregnancy Counselor for LFSRM in the Denver office. Tonia was raised in California but recently moved to Colorado from Nevada. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Bachelors degree in Marriage and Family Studies and is excited about joining the LFSRM team. Tonia loves to dance, crochet, read, and spend time with her family. She lives in Aurora with her husband and their four children
Carissa Elston is an Adoption Counselor at LFSRM. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Studies. She has experience working with foster and adoptive families in respite care and international adoption. Outside of work Carissa enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with loved ones.
Amy Carroll is the Adoption and Family Counselor for LFSRM in Colorado Springs. She has a Masters of Social Work degree and has worked at LFSRM since 2012. Amy has experience with domestic adoption, international adoption, and designated adoption. Amy lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and three children.
Danna Gladen is the ICPC (Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children) Coordinator for non-public and International adoptions, and has been at Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains for three years. She holds a Masters degree in Social Work, and loves being a member of the LFSRM team