Governing Board

Aaron Ebata
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

April Janney
Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, IL

Brenda Eastham, Board President
Child Care Resource Service-University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

Cristina Pacione-Zayas
Erikson Institute, Chicago, IL

Dannette Connors
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Addison, IL

Jeanne VanOrsdal
American Academy of Pediatrics - Early Education and Child Care Initiatives, Elk Grove, IL

James Alexander
Illinois Action for Children, Chicago, IL

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

Johnna Darragh Ernst
Heartland Community College, Normal, IL

Laura Berk
Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Pam Wicking, Board Secretary 
Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C), DeKalb, IL

Scott Heape
McLean County Chamber of Commerce, Bloomington, IL

Shauna Ejeh 
Baby Talk, Decatur, IL

Tiffany Simmons
Community Child Care Connection, Inc., Springfield, IL