FAMILY, Inc. ( is excited to welcome Amber Raes, regional sales specialist of Enlivant Senior Living (locally known as Amelia Place) to the Board of Directors. Amber is a Council Bluffs native, graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School Class of 2004, and graduate from Iowa Western Community College. She’s currently the regional sales specialist for the Iowa/Nebraska Region and a dance teacher at A Step Ahead dance studio! Amber has a 16-year-old daughter who is a junior at Abraham Lincoln High School and participates in dance team.

“Amber brings a unique perspective to our board from working with seniors. She understands what it means to support an underserved population,” stated Kimberly Kolakowski, executive director. “Amber is passionate about helping people live their best lives, no matter what age they are! Additionally, her marketing and community relations background will be valuable as FAMILY, Inc. continues to grow.”

“I have a passion for serving people of all ages which led me to FAMILY. I love the programs that FAMILY facilitates and how they ensure success for families and children in our community. It’s a huge honor to be a part of this board,” said Amber.

FAMILY, Inc. is a human services organization with a mission to engage and educate the community, inspiring a healthy future through literacy, family, and public health services. To learn more, visit