Board Members


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Great Start Collaborative Membership List
Montcalm County
Name GSC Role Organization
Robin Atwood Cherry Street Health Cherry Street Health
Victoria Augustine EightCAP – Family Liaison EightCAP Inc.
Matt Balenger Early Childhood Teacher Consultant MAISD
Shannon Behrend Parent – Parent Leadership Chair
Karen Bota RAVE RAVE
Teresa Boyer EarlyOn MAISD
Renae Caudill Parent
Rachel Cherry Parent
Mathew Cherry Parent
Mary Ellen Cleary Prevention Organization We Care For Kids Council
Susan Clements Early On – GSC Chair MAISD
Esther Combs Homeless Services Liaison – MAISD
Cassandra Davis Parent
Doris Demorest 0-5 Prevention MAISD
Doreen Fisher Literacy Partner Tamarack District Library
Karen Gostomski GSRP Lead Teacher-Vestaburg Elementary Vestaburg Lead Teacher
Bonnie Havlicek MSU Extension MSUE
Liz Ingraham Community Mental Health Montcalm Care Network
John Johansen Elected Official – County Commissioner County Commissioner: District #4
Terry King DHHS Montcalm County Department of Health & Human Services
Stephanie Knight Agency Partner EightCAP, PATH
Terri Legg Charitable Organization – United Way United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties
Christine Mann-Munger Parent – Early Learning Committee Chair
Buffy Marks Parent
Karen Marsman Alpha Family Center Alpha Family Center
Lillie McNeil Western Regional Resource Center Pathways
Phillip Millerov Prevention Organization – YOUTHINK Montcalm Care Network
Brandy Minikey Parent Montcalm County Great Start
Janel Minnis EightCAP EightCAP
Jyll Mitchell Parent Head Start Parent
Hope Nobel Literacy Partner Tamarack District Library
Cari O’Connor MCGSC Director Montcalm County Great Start
Jennifer Peterman Spectrum Health – Family Wellness Chair Spectrum Helath United Lifestyles
Dan Petersen EightCAP EightCAP
Mary Peterson Business Partner Chemical Bank
Veronica Schleiker Parent
Nancy Secor Community Member – Past Chair
Michelle Seigo Department of Health & Human Services Montcalm County DHHS
Ron Simon MAISD Superintendent MAISD
Jennifer Stratton Health Department MMDHD
Kristina Syjud Department of Health & Human Services Montcalm County DHHS
Roger Thelen Community Member
Mindy Train Parent – GSC Secretary Montcalm County Great Start
Kylie Wells Parent – GSC Past Chair
Sarah Wright Parent