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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for:

  • Developing a plan for implementing the School Readiness and Voluntary Prekindergarten Programs in accordance with applicable guidelines.

  • Providing School Readiness programs on a full-day, year-round basis to the maximum extent possible.

  • Establishing a sliding fee scale for the School Readiness services.

  • Establishing reimbursement rates for School Readiness providers.

  • Providing direct enhancement services to families and children in the School Readiness Program.

  • Developing strategies to meet the needs of unique populations.

  • Establishing specific eligibility priorities, in accordance with applicable guidelines.



Rob Wardlow




Maret Wachira




Avida Rosa

Department of Children & Families



Beverly Goodman

Private Sector Business



Robert Wells

Private Sector Business




Vice Chair



Dale French

Regional Workforce



Dana Moxley

Private for-profit Child Care Provider



Blake Fugate

Private Sector Business



Heidi Rand

Head Start



Shawanna Felton

Private Sector Business



Sonya Warden




Jeanne Harris-Lively

School District



Linda Barber

Faith Based Child Care Provider



Alexa Mills

Federal Individual with Disabilities Education Act



Holly Davis

Board of County Commissioners



Heidi Rand

Head Start



John Kenney

Private Sector Business

If you are interested in being a volunteer member of our Board of Directors, click below to complete the ELCNC Board of Directors Nomination Form.

If you are interested in serving on our board as a Governor Appointed Member, please click the link below to apply today.