Board of Directors and Staff

Our organization is governed by a membership-elected Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors uses policy governance to envision the future and to ensure operations are aligned with our mission statement and meet the evolving needs of our constituency. Our board currently meets once a quarter and serves on active committees throughout the year.

GCCA Executive Committee

Courtney May
Courtney May
B.S.F.C.S in Child and Family Development, M.Ed in Early Childhood Special... Executive Director, The Suzuki Schools The Suzuki Schools
President
Robert Hill
Robert Hill
Kidazzle lV
President Elect
Sharon Foster
Sharon Foster
Owner Bells Ferry Learning Center
Past President
Julie Newman
Julie Newman
Dunwoody Prep
VP of Legal/Legislative
Brittany Haines
Brittany Haines
CFE CEO Growing Room, Inc
Secretary
Danielle Millman
Danielle Millman
President Otter Learning
VP of Finance
Michelle Smith Lank
Michelle Smith Lank
Owner Kids World Learning Center
VP of Marketing
Jennifer Paschal
Jennifer Paschal
Otter Learning
VP of Membership
Rebecca Anderson
Rebecca Anderson
Pre-k Project Director The Sunshine House
VP of Professional Development

GCCA District Representatives

Jennifer Paschal
Jennifer Paschal
Otter Learning
District 1
Jennifer Carpenter
Growing Room Too of Columbus
District 2
Ashleigh Bailey
Ashleigh Bailey
Regional Director Otter Learning
District 3
Cheryl Odom Flores
Cheryl Odom Flores
District Manager Learning Care Group
District 4
Sandi Bennett
Sandi Bennett
Kids R Kids Mableton Kids 'R' Kids #54
District 5
Jane Newman
Jane Newman
Masters of Education Executive Director Dunwoody Prep
District 6
Julie Morin
Big Blue Marble Academy Corporate
District 7
Andrea Moore
Andrea Moore
Discovery Point Franchising, Inc.
District 9
Kayla Gittens
Kayla Gittens
Milestone Education
District 10
Cindy Foster
The Sunshine House
District 11
Michelle Smith Lank
Michelle Smith Lank
Owner Kids World Learning Center
District 12
Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Williams
VP of Development O2B Early Education, Inc/Children of Tomorrow/Cedars Preschools
District 13
Mindy Pohl
Mindy Pohl
Regional Manager Bright Horizons Family Solutions
District 14
Beth Anderson
Beth Anderson
Program Director Little Sunshines Playhouse
At Large
Sue Holm
school leader Parker-Chase Preschool of East Roswell
At Large
Hows King
Hows King
Owner Discovery Point #9
At Large
Demetria Lightfoot
Demetria Lightfoot
Director The Sunshine House #94
At Large
Wande Okunoren-Meadows
Wande Okunoren-Meadows
Owner/Director Little Ones Learning Center
At Large
Mona Roberts
Mona Roberts
Kids 'R' Kids #25
At Large
Keisha Wynn
Keisha Wynn
Owner Kids 'R' Kids #51
At Large
Rebecca Anderson
Rebecca Anderson
Pre-k Project Director The Sunshine House
Corporate
Sasha Vinson
Sasha Vinson
VP of Operations Kids 'R' Kids Corporate
Franchisor
Jessica Van Hoose
Jessica Van Hoose
Senior Director of Education & Government Relations Childcare Network, Inc.
Regional
Jane Vlahos
Jane Vlahos
Director Wieuca Rd Baptist Day School
Faith Based

GCCA Administration

Jaime Rechkemmer
Jaime Rechkemmer
Georgia Child Care Association
Association Consultant
Ellen Reynolds
Ellen Reynolds
Chief Executive Officer Georgia Child Care Association
Lobbyist
Bernard Reynolds
Bernard Reynolds
Lobbyist Georgia Child Care Association
Lobbyist
Mary Lyons
Mary Lyons
Director of Programs Georgia Child Care Association
Director of Programs