As the Executive Director of Sara's Project in Ardmore, OK, Lara Welch brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role. With a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services and Counseling, Lara has been a key member of the Sara’s project team since 2011, serving as the lead Forensic Interviewer before being promoted to her current position in 2022. Prior to joining the Sara’s project team, Lara worked as a Child Welfare Specialist II for The Oklahoma Department of Human Services, conducting joint child abuse investigations. She is a true asset to Sara’s project and a valued member of the Ardmore community, where she resides with her husband, Jake, and their three beautiful children.
Amanda Wheeler, the Forensic Interviewer at Sara's Project in Ardmore, Oklahoma, is a highly qualified professional. With a Bachelor's Degree in Athletic Training from Oklahoma State University and extensive experience in child abuse investigations and finding permanency for children, she is an expert in her field. Amanda started her career as an athletic trainer in Venus, Texas, and later moved on to become the Family Advocate at Sara's House in 2014. She lives in Ardmore with her husband and two children, and is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of those she works with.
As the Family Advocate at Sara's Project in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Rachel Woulfe brings an impressive background to her role. With a Bachelor's of Science degree in Family and Consumer Science from East Central University and several years of experience working on child abuse investigations and finding permanency for children, Rachel is a true expert in her field. Her work has taken her from the Oklahoma Department of Human Services to the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, where she helped find permanency for Native American children. Now, as the Family Advocate at Sara's Project, Rachel is committed to making a difference in the lives of families in her community. With her husband, Justin, and their three children, Rachel is proud to call Ardmore her home.