Our Team 

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Amber Knowles

Executive Director

Amber is a mother of four (one currently in foster care). She worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner prior to her role with Fostering Family, and she has a special interest in health care and its reciprocal impact on foster care. Amber is a Trauma Competent Caregiving trainer, and she is well-acquainted with Houston’s foster care system.

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Megan Mark

Development & Communications

Megan received both her Bachelors and Masters from Texas A&M. She has experience working as an Individual Giving Coordinator for the Hermann Park Conservancy and Community Relations / Event Manager for Kendra Scott. She specializes in donor relations, but she also has experience with event coordination, marketing, and social media.


Advisory Board


The Fostering Family Advisory Board is a team of foster parents who provide non-binding strategic counsel toward the management of the organization. The Advisory Board submits to the Board of Directors for high-level, binding decisions. It does not vote on corporate matters or bear legal fiduciary responsibilities.

Katy & Bryce Adams

Ashlee & Mark Felder

Rachel & Josh Lake

Sarah & Jeremy McQuown

Amber Robinson

Katie & Aaron Walker