Staff, Board & Council


Danielle Butler
Executive Director
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Elena Bacmeister
Bilingual Early Childhood Coach
Email Elena Bacmeister

Amy Carlough
Professional Development Program Manager
Email Amy Carlough

Annette Crawford
Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) Program Development Manager
Email Annette Crawford

Laura Lambrecht
Special Projects – Marshall Fire
Email Laura Lambrecht

Nicole Malone
Senior Quality Support Navigator
Email Nicole Malone

Mary Lynn Neiman
Quality Improvement Manager
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Jennifer Philbrook
CCRR Child Care Availability Specialist
Email Jennifer Philbrook

Tracy Youngdahl
Early Childhood Coach
Email Tracy Youngdahl

Project Contractors

Susan Early
Compliance Associate
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Esther Hartley
Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator
Email Esther Hartley

Liz McGavin
Finance Associate
Email Liz McGavin

Rick Winter
Systems Associate
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C. Peggy Goodbody, President
Attorney at Law, Family Law, private practice
Boulder resident; term expires Nov 2024

Robert Palaich, Ph.D, Vice President
Principal, APA Consulting
Boulder resident; term expires Oct 2023

Steve Callander, Treasurer/Secretary
Early Childhood Consultant
Erie resident; term expires Mar 2022

Coriena Contreras
Director KinderCare Lousiville
Erie resident; term expires Jun 2024

Marc Cowell
Executive Director, OUR Center, Longmont
Erie resident; term expires Sep 2024

Peter Dawson, MD, MPH
Retired Pediatrician, People’s Clinic – Clinica Family Health
Boulder resident; term expires Oct 2023

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

Kendra Kohlhaas
Director of Community Infant Program + Kid Connects Program
Boulder resident; term expires Jun 2023

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

Jane Wilkinson
Coordinator Child Health Promotions Boulder County Public Health
Westminster resident; term expires Mar 2024

Mary Wolf
Community Advocate, Corporate Trainer, private practice
Boulder resident; term expires Nov 2024

Advisory Council Membership

Emily Armiak
Early Childhood Director
Bixby School, Boulder

Jasmine Bailon
Manager, Child Care Programs
Community Schools

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

Shannon Bryan
Strategic Programs Coordinator
Boulder County Housing and Human Services

Marc Cowell
Executive Director
OUR Center, Longmont

Olivia Coyne
Division Manager
Boulder County Head Start

Suzanne Crawford
Chief Executive Officer
Sister Carmen Community Center

Alice Eccles
Boulder Public Library
Public Library Youth Services

Ashleigh Edwards
Junior Jets Child Development Center

Matt Eldred
Executive Director
TLC Learning Center

Bethany Garrett-Myers
Supervisor Kid Connects Program, Therapist Community Infant Program
Mental Health Partners

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

Kendra Kohlhaas
Director of Community Infant Program + Kid Connects Program
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

Leah Morley
Online Lead/Faculty
FRCC, Boulder County

Liza Patrick
Program Coordinator
Nurse Family Partnership

Sarah Reynolds
BCHHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

Heather Santesteban
Head of School
Lyons Valley Preschool

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

Crystal Stueve
Education Director
Wild Plum Center

Barbara Truan
Boulder Chamber
Renaissance Management – Leadership and Business Consulting

LJ Werner
Child Learning Center and With Ease