Governing Board

April Janney
Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, IL

Brenda Smith
SAL Child Care Connection Resource and Referral, Peoria, IL

Bryan Stokes II
Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL

Danette Connors, Board President
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Addison, IL

Dr. Diane King, Board Vice-President
Early Childhood Consultant

John Kim, Board Treasurer
State Farm Insurance Company, Bloomington, IL

Laci Gatewood
Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, IL

Laura Berk
Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Lisa Bock
YWCA Northwestern Illinois, Rockford, IL

Mario Perez, Board Secretary
El Hogar del Nino, Chicago, IL

Misty Edwards
Eastern Illinois University Child Care Resource and Referral, Charleston, IL

Rachel Giannini
Chicago Children's Museum, Chicago, IL

Sharifa Townsend
National Black Child Development Institue (NBCDI), Crown Pointe, IN