Board Members

Please see our Events page for a complete listing of meetings. The minutes from all meetings can be found HERE.

Our board is dedicated to guiding and serving the needs of the Early Learning Coalition of North Florida and the communities of Clay, Nassau, Bradford, Baker, Putnam and St. Johns.

Chair – Nancy R. Pearson

Executive Director – Dawn E. Bell

Finance Director – Patricia Larkin

 

ELCNF Board 9/21/16 approved Early Coalition of North Florida

Submitted to TDixon for plan amendment 11.04.16 OEL Approved as of 12/09/16

Count or

N/A

Designation in F.S. 1002.83(3) and (4) Voting

Member

Name

Address

Telephone Number

Fax Number

Email Address

Affiliation and/or Employment For multi-county coalitions, indicate the county the member represents Date Appointed Length of Current Term and Date it Will End Term
1 Private Sector;

Chair, appointed by the Governor

(Two, 4 yr. terms)

Yes Nancy Pearson

 

Private Sector St. Johns Nov. 22, 2013 4 Year

April 30, 2017

N/A
2 Private sector appointed by the Governor Yes Cranford R. Coleman

 

Private Sector Clay Nov. 22, 2013 4 Year

April 30, 2016

1
3 Private sector appointed by the Governor Yes Brian H. Graham

 

Private Sector Clay May 14, 2015 4 Year

April 30, 2019

2
4 Department of Children & Family Services circuit administrator or designee Yes Mala Ramoutar

 

County Department of Children and Families Northeast Region:

Baker, Bradford, Clay, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns

Dec. 3, 2014 4 Year

December 2018

1
5 District superintendent of schools or designee Yes Kristi Simpkins

 

Nassau County School District / Office of Elementary Education – Director Nassau Dec. 4, 2013 4 Year

December 2017

1
6 Regional workforce board executive director or designee Yes Renee L. Williams

 

Regional Workforce Board; CareerSource District 8: Clay, Baker, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns Sept. 17, 2014 4 year

September 2018

1
7 County health department director or designee Yes Cynthia Kent

 

County Health Department; Bradford and Union County Health Dept. Bradford Was part of CNBB/PSJ Merger in July 2013 4 Year

September 2017

1
8 President of a Florida College System institution or his or her permanent designee Yes Dr. Myrna Allen

 

Community College; St. Johns River State College Clay, Putnam, St. Johns Sept. 17, 2014 4 Year

September 2018

1
9 Member appointed by Board of County Commissioners or the governing board of a municipality Yes James K. Johns

 

Board of County Commissioners or municipal governing board; St. Johns Board of County Commissioners St. Johns June 2015 4 Year

June 2019

1
10 Head Start Director Yes Mary Ann Holanchock

 

Head Start; Head Start Director at the Webster School St. Johns July 2005 4 Year

July 2017

2
11 Representative of private for-profit child care providers

(One, 4 yr. term)

Yes Angelia Hough

 

Private for-profit child care Putnam, St. Johns June 15, 2016 4 Year, June 15 2020 1
12 Representative of faith based child care providers

(One 4 yr. term and must rotate counties)

Yes April Master

 

Faith Based Child Care;  St. Johns Oct. 2, 2012 4 Year

October 2016

1
13 Representative of program under federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Yes Amy Lane

 

Program Administrator for Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System for the North East Florida Education Consortium Baker, Bradford, Putnam, St. Johns Dec. 4, 2013 4 Year

December 2017

1
N/A Children services council or juvenile welfare board chair or executive director Yes, if applicable N/A
N/A Child care licensing agency head Yes, if applicable N/A
14 Central agency administrator or designee Yes, if applicable Teresa Matheny

 

Episcopal Children’s Services Clay, Barker, Bradford, Nassau, Putnam & St. Johns 9/21/2016 4 Year

N/A

15 Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation Mike Siragusa

 

Private Sector St. Johns June 17, 2009 4 Years

June 2017

2
16 Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation Adam Deputy

 

 

Private Sector St. Johns Dec. 1, 2010
2nd Term appointment Date Dec. 3, 2014
4 years

December 2018

2
17 Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation Vina Delcomyn

 

Private Sector Clay Was part of CNBB/PSJ Merger in July 2013- 2nd term date July 2015 4 Years

July 2019

2
18 Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation Mark Miner

 

Private Sector St. Johns September 16, 2015 4 years

September 16, 2019

1
19 Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation Joy Stanton

 

Private Sector St. Johns March 16, 2016 4 Years

March 16, 2020

1
Private Sector Business Yes, if needed to meet private sector percentage or multi-county representation
Non-Profit Child Care Provider* Yes
DCF Staff*** Yes

*    Add rows, as needed.

**   If required member is not a family home provider.

*** If there is no local licensing agency.

 

Early Coalition of North Florida, Inc.  Membership Management

Approved as of 10/07/2016

  • TOTAL MEMBERSHIP :  18
  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR MEMBERSHIP:  7, PRIVATE SECTOR PERCENTAGE: 38%
  • TOTAL NON-VOTING EX OFFICIO MEMBERSHIP:  N/A
  • NUMBER OF VACANCIES IN REQUIRED POSITIONS:  0

 

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