Child Development Council Staff

 

Administration

Sue Dale-Hall
Chief Executive Officer
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Diane Feldman
Chief Financial Officer
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Amber Ward
Program/Administrative Assistant
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Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR)

Molly McGriff
CCRR Director, Ithaca Office
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Anne Withers
CCRR Director, Cortland Office
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Kate Canino
CACFP Specialist
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Chris Gratz
Referral & Outreach Specialist
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Barb Mechalke
TA Specialist
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Vickie Mundy
Child Care Specialist (LE)
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Jude Rose
Child Care Planner/Developer
Infant/Toddler Specialist
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Susan Sopp
CACFP Specialist
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Dawn Thornton
Child Care Specialist(Registration)
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Margaret Tinker
Child Care Specialist(LE, Registration)
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Ann Turcsik
Child Care Specialist(LE)
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Darla VanOstrand
Referral & Eligibility Specialist
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Family Services (TP3/FSS)

Melissa Perry
Family Services Director
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Michael Hoit
Family Support Coordinator
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Sarolta DeFaltay
Family Support Specialist 
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Becky Howe
Family Support Specialist
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Amy Riotto
Family Support Specialist 
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Jessi Soto-Moyer
Family Support Specialist


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Amanda Spaulding
Family Support Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor 
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Brittnay Vanderhoof
Family Support Specialist
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Child Development Council Board of Directors

  • Asif Chaudhry, Financial Services

    Taisha Dickerson (Chair), Age Group Leader/Teacher, Ithaca Community Childcare Center

    Stephanie Fritz (Vice Chair), Director, SUNY Cortland Child Care Center

    Mark Hillegas, VP of Consumer Lending, CFCU Community Credit Union

    Laurie Miller, Associate Director, Public Engagement CIPA, Cornell University

    Lucinda Noble, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Policy Analysis & Management, Cornell University

    Brenda Pepe, Student Services & Partner Program Manager, eCornell

  • Chau Pham, Architect, Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services

    Nancy Potter, Retired Issue Leader, Family and Community Development, Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

    Anna Regula (Secretary), Director, TC3 Early Childhood Education Degree Program

    David Rutherford (Treasurer), Executive Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cortland County

    Carrie Sabin, Physician OnBoarding and Retention, Guthrie Cortland Medical Center

    Patricia Williams, Retired Human Resources Management State Department, National Institute of Health and Interior Department