Rachel Lundgren, Executive Director

Prior to accepting the Executive Director position, Rachel worked as the Data & Outreach Coordinator for Siouxland CARES. Rachel has experience with grant management, sustainability, strategic planning, group facilitation, and data coordination. She is an Iowa Board Certified Prevention Specialist and previously coordinated the Iowa Partnerships for Success Grant for Woodbury County. Rachel has been involved with Siouxland CARES for over four years and has loved serving as an Adult Advisor for the Mayor’s Youth Commission. She also serves on the Sioux City Neighborhood Network Board, and volunteers as a “Big” through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland. When she’s not working, you will probably find Rachel reading, working on home renovation, or playing with her dog, Fargo. Rachel lives in Sioux City, Iowa with her husband, Adam.

Mary Koster, Youth Services Coordinator

Mary Koster has worked in a part time capacity for Siouxland CARES since 2005, first as Administrative Assistant and now as Youth Services Coordinator.  Mary is responsible for coordinating activities and  communication with the members of the Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission and Sioux City Young Ambassadors.  Mary is married to husband, Tom, has three children and five grandchildren.