Holiday Greetings Members!
Thank you to all of the MSCCA members for casting your ballots in the recent election to choose the 2017-2019 Maryland State Child Care Association Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors consists of volunteers who are elected to serve on the behalf of all members to share our mission to be the premiere professional association promoting the advancement of licensed child care and early learning centers operating in Maryland. Our members are committed to providing the highest levels of professionalism, cognitive development, social/emotional development, and physical development in safe and secure environments for the children entrusted to their care.
We truly believe that we care for Maryland’s most important natural resource, our children.
MSCCA wants to thank all of the amazing candidates who committed to taking part in the election process and running for office. It is a big commitment to serve as a volunteer and we appreciate all of the candidates for participating. We hope all interested in serving in leadership roles will continue through our MSCCA committees and work groups to share your leadership and passion for child care and early education.
The official announcement of the incoming MSCCA Board of Directors for 2017-2019 term is as follows:
President: Marina Maier, Play Centers,Inc. (Baltimore County)
1st Vice President: Shaun Rose, Rock Spring Children’s Center (Montgomery County)
2nd Vice President: Lisa Henkel. Celebree Learning Centers (Baltimore County)
Secretary: Jennifer Dorsey, A World of Friends Learning Center, Baltimore City
Treasurer: Deb Kamplain, Quala Care, Anne Arundel County
Member at Large: Kate Gentry, Cedarcroft School, Baltimore County
Member at Large: Catherine Neville, St. Ann’s Child Development Center, Prince George’s County
Member at Large: Lavonne Taylor, Forest Hill Nature Preschool, Harford County
Member at Large: Bonnie Hendershot, Johns Hopkins Child Development Center, Baltimore City
Member at Large: Audrey Pabs Garnon, Hopes and Dreams Infant Toddler Center, Prince George’s County
Member at Large: Christy Lewis, Individual Member, Washington County
Past President: Jennifer Nizer, Creative World Schools, nationwide and based in Florida
Emeritus: Charles Wainwright, Children’s Enrichment, Washington County
Business Member Represntative on Board of Directors: Barry Benesch, K Neal Bus Company
MSCCA Chapters in Maryland:
Anne Arundel County: Ruthie Claytor, Grannie Annies
Baltimore City/Baltimore Counties: Sandra Graham, Abilities Network and Jennifer Dorsey, A World of Friends
Carroll/Frederick Counties, Meghan Leach: Celebree Learning Center
Harford County: Lavonne Taylor interim, Forest Hill Nature Center
Howard County: Randi Albertsen, Innovations in Education
Montgomery County: Marcia Tivoli, Potomac Valley Academy
Prince George’s County: Barb Dubik, St. Ann’s CDC and Audrey Pabs Garnon, Hopes and Dreams
Washington County: Terri Kitchen, Hagerstown Community College Children’s Learning Center
MSCCA will post our 2017 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule on our website this month and update all Board Members and Chapter info for 2017 by December 31, 2016.
Christina Peusch, Executive Director
Maryland State Child Care Association