Meet The Staff

Joan Le Jeune

Joan, pictured with her Russian grandchildren, is the Founder and Executive Director for Life Adoption Services, Inc. She founded the agency in 1984 after adopting two girls from Korea. Besides her role as Executive Director, Joan is active in adoption legislation having initiated two adoption related bills which both successfully became law.

Cara Suh Le Jeune

Cara began working (putting packets together and mailing them to prospective clients) at Life Adoption Services, Inc. at the very young age of 16. Her studies took her to UCI and USC where she earned her Master's Degree in Social Work graduating in the top 1% (Dean's Scholar) of Social Work graduates nationwide. She is the adoptive daughter of the Agency's founder and currently serves as Interim Social Worker Supervisor.