Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Kids First determines the mission, strategic direction, and future programming of the organization. We thank our board members for helping Kids First be an outstanding organization providing legal representation and services for children and separated families.

Dave Blankenship
       Retired: Transamerica

Gregg Botkin - Treasurer
       Teammate: ESG Professional Accountants

Maria Doce, MD
       Physician: Sound Physicians with Mercy Medical Center

Paul Esker
       Attorney: Bradley & Riley PC

LaToya Harrington
      Talent Partner: Arch Insurance

Katie Jensen - Secretary
        Community Relations Coordinator: UFG Insurance

Nikki Kettelkamp
       Owner: SCOUT of Marion and SCRIBE Stationer

Elizabeth Mitchell, JD - Vice President
        Senior Counsel: TrueNorth Companies

Jennifer Peden - President
        Vice President: Area Ambulance Service

Lindsay Reisner
        Commercial Banking Support Manager/Officer: Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

Brenda Wallrichs, JD
       Attorney: Lederer Weston Craig, PLC


Kids First Law Center

420 6th St. SE Ste. 160

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

(319) 365-5437


Mar 13, 2024, 9:24 AM
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