2017 – 2018 Board of Directors


Chair: Robert Colen, On Top of the World Communities
Vice-Chair: Kathleen Woodring, CLM Career Source
Past Vice Chair: Lisa Seiffer, Signature Brands
Treasurer: Paola Lopez, Kinderoo Children’s Academy, Inc.
Secretary: Doug Day, CPA, Day & Day, PA


Roberta Brant, Self-employed, Governor’s Appt.
Kathy Robbins, College of Central Florida, Florida College System Institution/Designee
Michelle Stone, Marion County Board of County Commissioners, County Commissioner
Brenda Ford, CPA, Crippen & Co., Governor’s Appt.
Richard Forrester, Department of Children and Families, Child Care Regulations/DCF Designee
Holly Gerlach, Marion County School District, District Superintendent of Schools Designee
Kelly Rogers, Episcopal Children’s Services, Head Start Director Designee
Melissa Hancock, Esq.,  Melissa K. Hancock, P.A.,  Private Sector
Ryan Lilly, Ocala CEP, Private Sector
Cara Meeks, Wellcare Health Plans, Inc., Private Sector
Judy Johnson, Words/Myth Enterprises, Private Sector
Earlene Carte, First Assembly of God Christian School, Faith-Based Child Care Provider
Gwen Wilson, Family Child Care Provider, Private for-profit Family Day Care Home
Howard Moon, Self-employed, Representative of program Under Disabilities Education Act
Lynne Hough, Marion County Public Health Dept., Healthy Start Administrator
Jeanne Henningsen, M.S., CPC, Jeanne Henningsen Worldwide, Private Sector