Meet Our Board

We strive to ensure our Board of Directors represents a variety of skills and areas of expertise that contribute to sustaining a strong organization and creating meaningful improvements to Wisconsin’s early care and education systems. Our Board always includes a representative elected by our member CCR&Rs and FRCs to ensure our organization stays true to its original purpose.

Jody Bartnick

President, CCR&R Representative

Executive Director, 4-C Community Coordinated Child Care

Jason Wutt


Senior Research Associate, Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc.

Kathy Mullally

FRC Representative

Executive Director, Northwest Connection Family Resources

Agnes Ring

Executive Director, Family Resource Center of St. Croix Valley

Marita Herkert-Oakland

Nonprofit Consultant, Marita Herkert Consulting

Mary Beth Plane, MSSW, PhD

Former Senior Scientist at University of Wisconsin Department of Family Medicine

Colleen Lane

Medical Home Project Manager, Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin  

Lana Nenide, MS, IMH-E® (IV)

Executive Director, WI Pyramid Model State Coordinator, Wisconsin Alliance for Infant Mental Health

Andrew J. Turner

Legal Research and Writing Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Law

Wanda J. Montgomery

President, Black Child Development Institute-Milwaukee Affiliate