Cathrine Raftery has four years of experience as a lead foster care case manager at D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s, where she also served as a Direct Care Counselor at St. John’s Home for two years. Ms. Raftery’s leadership and collaborative approach was recognized in July 2017 when she was awarded the MiTeam star award for D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s. Ms. Raftery’s commitment to her community is evident through her many volunteer roles; currently, at Big Brothers Big Sisters. Ms. Raftery has a BSW and MSW from Grand Valley State University.