Dusti Stark is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and business owner, Extending Grace Consulting, in Grants Pass, Oregon. Her focus at Portland State University’s School of Social Work was direct human services with a specialty in working with children and families. She graduated with honors in 2010, after which she was accepted into the Department of Human Services (DHS) and Portland State University’s child welfare partnership. Dusti has been a Caseworker at the DHS, has been a certified foster parent for over 12 years, and is an adoptive parent of three children. Dusti has a part-time private practice counseling children, adults, and families. She also works in the community, teaching classes and leading groups. Dusti lives with her husband, Duane Stark, and nine children (including foster, adopted and birth children) in Grants Pass, Oregon. She works closely with her husband, a State Representative, and serves as a legislative assistant for District 4 in Oregon.