Staff, Board & Council


Danielle Butler
Executive Director
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Jessica Bernett Knight
Programs Director
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Stephanie Curran
CCR&R Programs Assistant
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Nicole Malone
Senior Quality Support Navigator
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Emily Robbins
Professional Development Coordinator
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Nicole Wells
Early Childhood Coach
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Tracy Youngdahl
Early Childhood Coach
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Project Contractors

Susan Early
Compliance Associate
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Esther Hartley
Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator
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Liz McGavin
Finance Associate
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Jane Wilkinson
Expanding Quality Infant Toddler Training Coordinator
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C. Peggy Goodbody, President
Attorney at Law, Family Law, private practice
Boulder resident; term expires Nov 2021

Robert Palaich, Ph.D, Vice President
Principal, APA Consulting
Boulder resident; term expires Oct 2020

Erica Harrington, Secretary/Treasurer
Parent of Young Child
Boulder resident; term expires Aug 2022

Steve Callander
Early Childhood Consultant
Erie resident; term expires Mar 2022

Marc Cowell
Executive Director, OUR Center, Longmont
Erie resident; term expires Sep 2021

Peter Dawson, MD, MPH
Retired Pediatrician, People’s Clinic – Clinica Family Health
Boulder resident; term expires Oct 2020

Delia Teresa Garcia (Tere)
Executive Director, ELPASO Movement
Erie resident; term expires March 2022

Kendra Kohlhaas
Mental Health Partners

Jen Leosz
Vice President, Clinic Care / Co-COO, Mental Health Partners
Boulder resident; term expires Feb 2023

Sarah Scully, MPH
Child Health Promotion Coordinator, Boulder County Public Health
Boulder resident; term expires Jan 2023

Mary Wolf
Community Advocate, Corporate Trainer, private practice
Boulder resident; term expires Nov 2021

Victoria Youcha, Ed.D
Early Childhood Specialist
Boulder resident; term expires May 2021

Advisory Council Membership

Emily Armiak
Early Childhood Director
Bixby School, Boulder

Jasmine M. Bailon
Assistant Division Manager
Boulder County Head Start

Shela Blankinship
Early Childhood Coordinator
St. Vrain Valley School District

Kimberley Bloemen
Executive Director of Early Childhood Education
Boulder Valley School District

André Bollaert
Executive Director
The Acorn School/Wilderness Early Childhood Education Center

Elaan Brudno
Parenting Skills Teacher; Child Development Specialist
Parents As Teachers of Boulder County

Marnie Copeland
Family Strengthening Manager
Emergency Family Assistance Association

Marc Cowell
Executive Director
OUR Center, Longmont

Olivia Coyne
Division Manager
Boulder County Head Start

Annette Crawford
CCAP Provider Services Program Specialist
BoCo Housing & Human Services Department
Community Support Division

Suzanne Crawford
Chief Executive Officer
Sister Carmen Community Center

Cynthia Divino, Ph.D
Mental Health Private Practice

Alice Eccles
Boulder Public Library
Public Library Youth Services

Ashleigh Edwards
Junior Jets Child Development Center

Matt Eldred
Executive Director
TLC Learning Center

Kate Hise
Director, Early Childhood Education & Family Resources
YWCA Boulder County

Jessica Jones
Broomfield Early Childhood Council

Kendra Kohlhaas
Mental Health Partners

Sarah S. Levison
Former City of Longmont Council Member 2007-2015
Community Volunteer

Susan Moore
Director of Clinical Education and Services
Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, CU in Boulder

Liza Patrick
Program Coordinator
Nurse Family Partnership

Heather Santesteban
Head of School
Lyons Valley Preschool

Sarah Scully
Child Health Promotion Coordinator
Boulder County Public Health

Jennifer Selbitschka, Ph.D.
Studio Teacher/Teacher Education Program Instructor
Boulder Journey School

Jen Moore
ECE Faculty (Interim representation)
FRCC, Boulder County

Barbara Truan
Boulder Chamber
Renaissance Management – Leadership and Business Consulting

Maegan Vallejo
Parent and Commmunity Member

Karen Weaver
Director of Program Operations
Wild Plum Center for Young Children and Families

LJ Werner
Child Learning Center and With Ease