KIMBERLY BACA - PRESIDENT
Kimberly Baca is an enrolled Member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and has been employed with the Choctaw Nation Children & Family Services for over 19 years. Prior to this she worked for the Chickasaw Nation. Kimberly has worked in many capacities within the Child Welfare field. She is currently the Adoptions Unit Supervisor and works to ensure diligent searches for family have occurred as family and tribal connections are vital to the well-being of our children. Her passion has always been serving our Indian children and their families and advocating for compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Kimberly graduated from East Central University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Social Work Degree and a member of the Alpha Delta Mu Honor Society. Kimberly is a member of the Oklahoma Indian Child Welfare Association and currently serves as the President. She is also a member of the National Indian Child Welfare Association and new member of the Child Welfare League of America. Kimberly is also active in collaborating with OKDHS and community stakeholders regarding best child welfare practices.
Kimberly was born and raised in Southern Oklahoma. Kimberly is married to Thomas Baca, mother to three adult children, one teenager and is a Mimi to one grandson.