Lilyfield Christian Adoption and Foster Care

Lilyfield Christian Adoption and Foster Care Staff



Holly Towers, LCSW, Director

Email: htowers@lilyfield.org


Holly Towers has been with Lilyfield since 2008. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Holly has a passion for helping children find loving, Christian families through adoption and foster care, and empowering families to provide the care needed to raise the children who come into their homes. Holly manages the day to day operations of Lilyfield, as well as working with strategic partnerships within the community to mobilize faith families to engage in the issues of adoption and foster care. 

Holly has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Family Studies and Child Development from Oklahoma Christian University and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Before coming to Lilyfield, Holly worked at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. While there, she worked with infants and young children who were prenatally exposed to alcohol and drugs and their biological mothers. She also has experience as a therapist working in the areas of child trauma, substance abuse recovery, post traumatic stress disorder, and child abuse and neglect. She is trained as a therapist for the Seeking Safety Model, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Parent Child Interaction Therapy.

Holly is the past President of the Board of the Oklahoma Adoption Coalition, a statewide coalition of licensed adoption agencies focused on promoting ethical adoption practices in Oklahoma. She serves as the Vice President of the Board of Shine! Honduras, a non profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities for underprivileged children in Honduras. She also serves as the Vice President of the PTA at her children's elemtnary school. 

Holly is married to Lance and has a daughter, Olivia, and two sons, Lewis and Hudson. In addition to their young children, Holly and Lance have a "Honduran daughter," Mariela, whom Holly met while staying in Honduras in 2003. In her spare time she loves traveling, reading, writing, spending time with her friends and family and playing with her children.



Jordan Sanchez, MSW, Director of Foster Care

Email: jsanchez@lilyfield.org


Jordan Sanchez has been with Lilyfield since 2011. She loves working with children and families and is very excited to be working for us. She is working with our Christian foster families to provide loving and safe homes for our foster children. She learned about Lilyfield in high school and has been interested in it since. She feels honored to be a part of our agency and the families with whom we work.

Jordan completed her Master's of Social Work Degree at the University of Oklahoma. She received her Bachelor’s in Spanish from Oklahoma Christian University in 2009. She worked in special education with Edmond Public Schools for 2 years. She also completed an internship at Rose Rock Academy, an in-patient treatment facility in Oklahoma City for children with Autism. These experiences served to strengthen Jordan’s desire to work with and for families and children with a broad range of needs.

Jordan is married to Trey Sanchez and they have three daughters. In her spare time she loves watching sports with her husband, working out, reading, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her 3 dogs and cat.



Jennifer Kelly, LCSW, Care Connect Counseling Coordinator

Email: jkelly@lilyfield.org


Jennifer Kelly has been on staff with Lilyfield since October of 2014. She is our Care Connect Counseling Coordinator. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master’s of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2005. She is a Trust Based Relational Intervention Practitioner. 

Her prior experience includes working as the Wellness counselor at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School with students of all ages on a wide range of issues. She also has a background in Inpatient Substance Abuse Treatment, trauma work with Project Heartland, Substance Abuse Prevention with youth, and in private practice. This experience has given her a passion for working with families to help guide them on the path to a happy and healthy God-centered life.  She enjoys work with birth mothers and adoptive families as they engage in one of the most vulnerable and exciting times in their lives. She feels privileged to be a part of this process. She welcomes the opportunity to expand her knowledge and experience in helping children and families with a wide range of diversity and individualized care. 

Jennifer has three teen-age children. In Jennifer’s free time she enjoys spending time with her children and spending time with friends and family.



Natalie Bergstrasser, BA, Independent Living Coordinator

Email: nbergstrasser@lilyfield.org


Natalie Bergstrasser joined Lilyfield in November 2013 as a foster care specialist and is now coordinator of Lilyfield’s Gateway Independent Living Program. Natalie is passionate about investing in the lives of foster children and youth worldwide, having previously worked with young adults in England, Kenya, and Ukraine.  Natalie is a proud alumnus of the University of Central Oklahoma and currently serves on the Oklahoma County Transitional Post Adjudication Review Board and as executive committee chair for the R is for Thursday Fund through the It’s My Community Initiative.


Since 2008, Natalie has worked as an independently contracted speaker and facilitator, collaborating with the National Resource Center for Youth Services, Oklahoma Foster Youth Advocates, OKDHS Independent Living program, and other youth and social work organizations, facilitating trainings for teenage and alumni foster youth, foster care advocates, and community members on the topics of higher education, body image, child abuse prevention, and self-advocacy. 


Natalie enjoys engaging in her church, running, and mentoring younger women. She and her husband, Michael, love exploring new cities, hosting events, and trying new restaurants as self-proclaimed, “foodies.”



Amy England-Smith, MA, LMFT, Adoption Coordinator

Email: aenglandsmith@lilyfield.org


Amy England-Smith joined Lilyfield in October 2015 as the Adoption Coordinator.  Amy has a Bachelor’s of Liberal Arts from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Master’s of Arts from Southern Nazarene University. Amy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is currently working towards dual licensure as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor.

Amy previously worked as the Mental Health Coordinator for OKC Educare and has experience working with children in therapeutic foster care. She has also practiced in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Amy has extensive training in trauma related issues, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, and early childhood development.

Amy is happily married and has three teenage children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, and cheering on the OKC Thunder.




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