Meet Our Staff

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Office Manager

KRIS PUTZ

I have lived in Gentry County since 1991. We lived on a farm north of McFall for 15 years and then moved to Albany in 2005. I have 2 daughters and two beautiful granddaughters. I love to work in my garden and raise vegetables. I also have many flowers in my yard that are heirloom plants or gifts from others, which brings me joy. “Vegetables are food for the body, but flowers are food for the soul.” I have worked at the McFall Senior Center, Northwest Medical Center, Hy-Vee and Albany School district. All of my jobs have been service oriented and I look forward to helping serve you.

KFC Director

LINDA CLIFTON

Linda Clifton has been working with the Kids for Christ ministry since its beginning almost 20 years ago and has been the director for over 5 years. Linda is the native of southern Iowa. She has her BA in Education from Graceland University. She taught school for a while in Iowa, then stayed home for a few years to raise her children and then taught second grade in Albany R3 School System until she retired in 2007. Linda was married for 42 years to Denny Clifton who passed away in 2014. She has 3 grown and married children and seven wonderful grandchildren that she refers to as the Magnificent Seven. She feels like working with children is where God wants her to be and find that directing KFC is very rewarding. Linda is also the co-director of Vacation Bible School.