Board Members


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Great Start Collaborative Membership List
Montcalm County
Name GSC Role Organization
Matt Balenger 0-5 Prevention MAISD
Kim Betser Parent MCGSC
Abbey Blondin Victim Advocate RAVE
Janel Boulis 0-5 Prevention EightCAP
Teresa Boyer EarlyOn MAISD
Strormy Bright Parent MCGSC
Kristen Bross Parent MCGSC
Renae Caudill Parent MCGSC
Esther Combs Homeless Service Liaison MAISD
Doris Demorest 0-5 Prevention MAISD
Natasha Depue Educational Organization MSU Extension
Chelsa Eggleston Parent MCGSC
Jackie Farrar Charitable Organization Catholic Charites West Michigan
Kyle Hamlin MAISD Superintendent MAISD
Jessica Higley Licensing Specialist DHHS
Liz Ingraham Community Mental Health Montcalm Care Network
John Johansen Community Member
Kayla Johns 0-3 Prevention United Lifestyles
Dena Kent Health Department Mid Michigan District Health Department
Lori Kirkhoff Victim Advocate IM SAFE
Terri Legg Charitable Organization – United Way United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties
Brendan Mahar County Commissioner Montcalm County
Karen Marsman Alpha Family Services- Family Wellness  Chair Alpha Family Services
Haley McLean Charitable Organization – United Way United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties
Lillie McNeil Western Regional Resource Center Pathways
Train Minkel Educational Organization MSU Extension
Andrea Nista 0-5 Prevention MAISD
Cari O’Connor MCGSC Director Montcalm County Great Start
Nancy Secor Community Member
Michelle Seigo Department of Health & Human Services Montcalm County DHHS
Ron Simon MAISD Superintendent MAISD
Melanie Steiner Parent MCGSC
Roger Thelen Community Member
Mindy Train Parent – GSC Secretary MCGSC