Dr Karla Polaschek is a devoted wife and mom of a energetic 3
y/o boy. She has a busy OB-GYN practice in Moline, Illinois that draws
patients from near and far . Several years ago she made a courageous
decision to follow the life affirming directives of her chosen church in
her OB-GYN practice .Many thought her practice would collapse but God
blessed her and the practice expanded rapidly. She has been invited to
lead several organizations in their board of directors. Karla is
recognized for her expertise and ethical practice. She has received
accolades both in the community and professionally, including Big Sister
of the Year. She has recently become one of the leading providers of the
newest advancement in minimally invasive surgery with robotics She loves
a challenge that improves women's lives.. Her greatest joy was the
adoption of little Michael . Karla is delighted to serve at the Women's
Choice center as medical director.
Vicki Tyler Executive Director/CEO
Vicki Tyler came to the WCC in June of 2008. Her ducational background includes
a BA rom Augustana College and a aster’s
Degree, in counseling, from Western Illinois University. Vicki has taught, coached and
counseled at the high school level for 30 years.
Her family includes her usband and one son.
Along with her husband, Vicki testifies of God’s
amazing power of restoration in their
lives as they have allowed God to heal their
hearts from their abortion 31 years ago. She
believes that God has called her to this ministry
for such a time as this.
Claudia Roa, RN BSN Clinical Director
Claudia Roa came to the WCC in July of 2011. She completed her RN degree from Georgetown University, Washington, DC, in 1984. Her nursing experience includes work in maternity, and labor and delivery nursing. In October of 2011 Claudia completed limited obstetrical sonography training through "Sonography Now”.
Claudia and her husband have been married for 30 years. They have six children -- three sons serving as submarine officers in the U.S. Navy, and three daughters still in school. Upon learning about the Women's Choice Center, Claudia was amazed at the work being done there to save lives. After meeting with Vicki Tyler, she had a strong sense God wanted her to do pro-life work and she considers herself extremely blessed to be working with the dedicated staff and volunteers of the Women's Choice Center.