Board of Directors

100% of the Board of Directors

donates to ECLC each year.

Many Board Members are also ​Executive Directors at CCR&Rs.

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Quick Facts

Governing Document


Alan Jones, Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc.

Vice Chairs​

​​Abbe  Kovacik , Capital District Child Care Council

Cindy Veazey, Westchester Early Childhood Directors Association


Saima Akhtar, Empire Justice Center


​Jocelyn Rodriguez, The Committee for Hispanic Children & Families, Inc. 

Members at Large

Donnovan Beckford, Westchester/Putnam Workforce Investment Board
Cathy Brodeur, Jefferson-Lewis Child Care Project

​Rhonda Carloss Smith, Child Development Support Corporation

Julie Champion, Child & Family Resources, Inc.

Timothy Hathaway , Prevent Child Abuse New York 

Carla Hibbard, Child Care Aware® of Steuben and Schuyler

Amanda Kelkenberg , Child Care Resource Network  
Kristen Kerr, New York State Association for the Education of Young Children
Majorie Lawlor, Self-Employed

Peggy Liuzzi, Child Care Advocate
Barbara-Ann Mattle, Child Care Council, Inc.
Jennifer Perney, Family Enrichment Network
Patricia Persell, NYS Head Start Collaboration Office, NYS Council on Children and Families

Jennifer Rojas ,  Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc. 
Lynn Sickles, Southern Adirondack  Child Care Network

Richelle Singer ,  Child Care Council of CornellCooperative Extension 
Anne Skrebutenas, The Traveling Museum