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ChairRepresentative Grace DiazHouse Appointee
Vice-ChairSenator Elizabeth A. CrowleySenate Appointee
--Office of the Child Advocate
Leanne BarrettRI Kids Count
--Prevent Child Abuse RI
Carol VottaRI Department of Health
Charlotte BoudreauRI School-Age Association
Lisa HildebrandRI Association for Education for Young Children (RIAEYC)
Stefanie CoiaRI Department of BHDDH (formerly Department of MHRH)
Rachel FlumEconomic Progress Institute (formerly The Poverty Institute)
Leslie GellReady 2 Learn Providence
--RI Department of Children, Youth & Families
Paul HardenRI Commerce Corporation (formerly RIEDC)
--RI Lt. Governor's Office
Laura Mason ZeislerFamily Child Care Homes of RI
--State Alliance of RI YMCAs
--RI Child Care Director’s Association
Alexis SternRI Afterschool Plus Alliance/United Way
Michele PalermoRI Department of Education
Larry PucciarelliRI Department of Human Services
Charles WalkerFamily Child Providers Union
Karen BeeseRi Department of Human Services
Mary VarrWoonsocket Head Start Child Development
---Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce