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Southern Regional Task Force on Child Care
Membership as of July 2004

Gubernatorial Appointments

Alabama
Lee Anne Lynn
Supervisor of Day Treatment
East Alabama Mental Health

Arkansas
Janie Huddleston
Deputy Director
Arkansas Department of Human Services

Delaware
Betty Richardson
Director
Head Start Collaboration Office

District of Columbia
Carrie Thornhill
Vice President, Youth Investment &
Community Outreach
DC Agenda

Florida
Carol J. Barnett
President
Publix Super Market Charities

Georgia
Marsha Moore
Assistant Director
Georgia Office of School Readiness

Kentucky
Kim Townley, PhD
Executive Director
Division of Early Childhood Development
Kentucky Department of Education

Louisiana
Ann Williamson
Secretary
Louisiana Department of Social Services

Maryland
Linda Zang
Director
Head Start Collaboration Office
Governor’s Office for Children, Families and Youth

Mississippi
Carol Burnett
Executive Director
Mississippi Low Income Child Care Initiative

Missouri
Deborah Scott
Director
Office of Early Childhood

North Carolina
Sheila Hoyle
Executive Director
Southwestern Child Development Commission

Oklahoma
Robert Harbison (Retired)
Child Advocate

South Carolina
Rita Allison
Director of Education
Office of the Governor

Tennessee
Gina Lodge
Commissioner
Tennessee Department of Human Services

Texas
Diane D. Rath
Chair
Texas Workforce Commission

Virginia
Lisa Collis
First Lady of Virginia
Office of the Governor

West Virginia
Fred Boothe
Commissioner
Bureau for Children and Families
West Virginia Department of Health and
Human Resources

Southern Growth Policies Board Appointment

Tommy Deweese
Division Manager
Arkansas Southwestern Electric Power Company

Southern Institute on Children and Families Appointment

Rebeca Maria Barrera
President
National Latino Children’s Institute

Andy Downs
Executive Vice President
Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

James T. McLawhorn, Jr.
President and CEO
Columbia (SC) Urban League

Sandra L. Murman
Florida House of Representatives

Sarah C. Shuptrine
Chairman
Southern Regional Task Force on Child Care
President and CEO
Southern Institute on Children and Families

Staff Work Group

Desiree Reddick-Head
Regional TA Specialist
National Child Care Information Center

Luis Hernandez
Director
Head Start Quality Improvement Center
DHHS Region IV

Linda Hoke
Senior Program Manager
Southern Growth Policies Board

Lee Stevens
Legislative Director for Health and
Human Services
Southern Governors’ Association

Barbara Ferguson Kamara
Executive Director
Office of Early Childhood Development
DC Department of Human Services

Susan D. Russell
Executive Director
Child Care Services Association

Nancy vonBargen
Child Care Administrator
Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Robin Wade
Research Associate
Educational Policies
Southern Regional Education Board