Steering Committee

Tamara Baker, Arkansas Department of Health

Patty Barker, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

Anne Butcher, Arkansas School Boards Association

Chrissy  Chatham, Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation

Jerri Clark, Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

Paige Cox, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Divison of Child Care and Early Childhood Educcation

Jerri Derlikowski, ForwARd Arkansas

Marisha DiCarlo, Arkansas Children’s

Geania Dickey, Arkansas Early Childhood Association

Dr. Nikki Edge, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Audrey Freshwater, Save the Children

Jackie Govan, Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office

Charlotte Green, Arkansas Imagination Library

Tyra Greenwood, Arkansas Home Visiting Network, Arkansas Children’s

Rich Huddleston, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families

Sarah Kinser, Arkansas Community Foundation

Bill  Kopsky, Arkansas Public Policy Panel

Sarah McBroom, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Mike Mertens, Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators

Lauren Morris, Arkansas Community Foundation

Nichole Parks, Arkansas State University – Childhood Services

Kiffany Pride, Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education

Dr. Chad Rodgers, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

Rhonda Sanders, Arkansas Foodbank

Carla Sparks, Arkansas Children’s

Lacye Vance, Arkansas Children’s

Matt Vermillion, Dental Dental of Arkansas

Laveta Wills-Hale, Arkansas Out of School Network

Candace Williams, Rural Community Alliance

Tonya Williams, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care & Early Childhood Education

Kim Wright, Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education