Governing Board

April JanneyBoard Treasurer
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, Carbondale, IL

Laci Gatewood
Josselyn, Northfield, 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
Rachel Giannini LLC, Chicago, IL

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

Shauna Ejeh
Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, IL

Tom Hughes
Illinois Public Health Association, Springfield, IL