Meet your Staff
Morgan Nerat, LCSW
Morgan Nerat is a graduate from Minnesota State University Moorhead with her Bachelor's in Social Work. She began her career working at a county social service agency as a family service specialist and foster care case manager for two years. Morgan has five years of experience as an adoption worker for Adults Adopting Special Kids (AASK) in Fargo and she started working at ND Post Adopt Network in March of 2018. She will be graduating from the University of North Dakota with her Master's in Social Worker in December 2018.
Morgan and her husband, Luke reside in Fargo. She enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with her family, and being at her parent's farm. Morgan has a strong passion for adoption, therefore she is excited to have the opportunity to continue working with adoptive families.
Sherie Madewell-Buesgens, LSW
Sherie Madewell-Buesgens is a graduate from Minnesota State University Moorhead with her Bachelors in Social Work. She has worked in a school setting as a drug, alcohol and violence prevention specialist, in a classroom setting in a youth emergency shelter, and as a case manager for the children’s mental health waiver. Sherie also has personal experience as a foster-adoptive parent and has adopted 3 children of her own. Sherie is passionate about adoption and believes every child deserves a family and a place to call home. She is excited to have the opportunity to work with families as they begin their adoption journey after the adoption finalization.
Sonya Lundstrom, LSW
Sonya is a Licensed Social Worker who graduated from the University of North Dakota. She has 13 years of experience in child welfare and has enjoyed working with children and families through their many facets of life. Sonya is married to Andrew and they have 7 children, 3 of whom are adopted from foster care. Together they live in Minnesota and have 3 dogs: Marmaduke, Heidi and Rosey. Sonya also enjoys working with exchange students and her family has hosted 5 students over the past 4 years; They plan to host another student this coming school year. In her spare time, Sonya savors sunshine, good food, good movies, and family time. She is excited to continue her work with children and families who are beginning their journey after permanency.
Brittney Engelhard, LSW
Brittney graduated from Minot State University with her Bachelors in Social Work. She has been working with at-risk youth and their families in the Bismarck community for the last four years. Brittney is constantly seeking to expand her knowledge of trauma informed care, disproportionate minorities, and social welfare policy. She has a passion for working with youth and believes every person is an attribute and has the strength and ability to overcome anything. She has two children who are both strong willed and bold (like their mom). Family time is really important to Brittney and they love to do arts and crafts, go to the lake, have picnics, and hold impromptu dance parties. Brittney is excited to support your family any way she can.
Holly is the Office Coordinator for the ND Post Adopt Network. She went back to school after her 3 children were in grade school and started working as a Certified Medical Administrative Assistant in a busy clinic for 3 general surgeons. After this, she spent 15 years at the Fargo VA Medical Center in surgical administration and then 3 years with the UND Surgical Residency Program. Interior decorating, gardening and taking care of her flowers are some of her favorite things to do. Her biggest hobby is working on crafts & gift baskets. The fall & harvest season is her ultimate favorite, and she and her family go all out decorating their yard!
Her family are big Bison fans, so football is a major topic at all family gatherings. Her children all live in the Fargo area and they get together often. Her newest addition to the family is a sweet, little, tri-color cocker spaniel puppy named Lily, who keeps her very busy!