Child Development Council Staff

 

Administration

Sue Dale-Hall
Chief Executive Officer
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Diane Feldman
Chief Financial Officer
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Chris Hart
Program Assistant
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Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR)

Anne Withers
CCRR Director, Cortland Office
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Chris Gratz
Referral & Outreach Specialist
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Octavia Solá
CACFP Specialist
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Susan Sopp
CACFP Specialist
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Darla VanOstrand
Referral & Eligibility Specialist
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Jude Keith Rose
Child Care Planner/Developer
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Child Care Support Services (CCSS)

Molly McGriff
Child Care Support Services Director
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Diana Crouch
Child Care Specialist (LE)
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Vickie Mundy
Child Care Specialist (LE)
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Barb Mechalke
Child Care Specialist (TA/QAC)
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Ceinwen Stermer
Child Care Specialist(FDC)
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Ann Turcsik
Child Care Specialist(LE)
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Family Services (TP3/FSS)

Melissa Perry
Family Services Director
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Cibyl Delaire
Family Support Worker, Certified Lactation Counselor 


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Shawnee Emmett
TP3 Case Manager
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Becky Howe
Family Support Worker
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Barbara Kasian
Family Support Worker
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Margaret Slattery
Family Support Worker 
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Amanda Spaulding
TP3 Case Manager, Certified Lactation Counselor 
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Child Development Council Board of Directors

  • Stacy Bertot (Secretary), Trust Administration Manager, Banking Officer, Tompkins Financial Advisors

    Jami Bistocchi, Director, YWCA Child Care

    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

    Beverly Laforse (Emeritus Member), Retired Director Pre-K Program, Ithaca City School District

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

    Patrick Mitchell, Loan Originator, INHS

  • Lucinda Noble, Professor Emeritus, Department of Policy Analysis & Management, Cornell University

    Brenda Pepe, Student Services & Partner Program Manager, eCornell

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

    Anna Regula, Director, TC3 Ealry Childhood Education Degree Program

    Frances Robinson, Cornell Institute for Public Affairs Master’s Student, Cornell University

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

    Carol Sammis, Instructor, Early Childhood Education, TC3