Steering Committee

Loretta Alexander, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families

Cory Anderson, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

Tamara Baker, Arkansas Department of Health

Patty Barker, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

Chrissy  Chatham, Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation

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

Jerri Derlikowski, ForwARd Arkansas

Geania Dickey, Arkansas Early Childhood Association

Dr. Nikki Edge, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Audrey Freshwater, Save the Children

Olivia Gardner, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families

Jackie Govan, Arkansas Head Start State Collaboration Office

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

Kelli Hilburn, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education

Ellie Hill, Arkansas Research Center

Sarah Kinser, Arkansas Community Foundation

Bill  Kopsky, Arkansas Public Policy Panel

Mike Mertens, Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators

Lauren Morris, Arkansas Community Foundation

Charlotte Parham, Arkansas Imagination Library

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

Dr. Chad Rodgers, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

Rhonda Sanders, Arkansas Foodbank

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