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CAPPA Leadership

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CAPPA Board of Directors 2023-24

PRESIDENT
Gina Fromer, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer
GLIDE San Francisco 
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VICE PRESIDENT
Michelle Graham
Chief Executive Officer
Children's Resource & Referral of Santa Barbara County 
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SECRETARY
LaVera Smith
Program Director
Supportive Services Fresno
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TREASURER
Beth Chiaro

Director, Subsidy Program
Child Care Resource Center
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PAST PRESIDENT & PUBLIC POLICY CO-CHAIR
Rick Richardson

President and CEO
Child Development Associates, Inc.
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PUBLIC POLICY CO- CHAIR
Leslie Reece
Chief Operations Officer
Family Resource & Referral Center
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MEMBERSHIP CHAIR
Jeanne Fridolfs
Local Childcare Planning Council & Program Enrollment Coordinator
Napa County Office of Education
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Joie Owen
Family Services Division Manager
Glenn County Office of Education- Child and Family Services
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Karen Marlatt 
Executive Director 
Valley Oak Children's Services 
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Kendall Hirai
Director of Operations
Crystal Stairs, Inc.
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Tina Barna 

Director 
Catalyst Community
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Jessica Kranz
Chief Compliance Officer
Go Kids, Inc.
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Mike Michelon

Executive Director
Del Norte Child Care Council
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Vacant

MEMBER AT LARGE 
Christine Nguyen
Director of Client Services
Child Action, Inc.
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MEMBER AT LARGE 
Teri Sedrick
Program Director
North Coast Opportunities, Inc.
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EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Denyne Micheletti Colburn
Chief Executive Officer
California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA)
Phone: (916) 567-6797
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