Board Members

MCGSC Strategic Plan

Community Data Reports

MCGSC Board Meeting Documents

April 3, 2024- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
February 7, 2024- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
December 6, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
October 4, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
August 2, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
June 7, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
April 5, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 
February 1, 2023- Full Board Meeting- In Person 

              Great Start Montcalm County Support Staff Contact Information:

              618 West Main Street, Suite C, Stanton, MI 48888

              Website: www.GreatStartMontcalm.org

              Facebook: www.facebook.com/greatstartmontcalmcounty

              Mindy Train, Family Liaison

              (616) 225-6150

              mtrain@maisd.com

              Monique Cooper, Family Liaison

              (616) 225-6178

              mcooper@maisd.com

              Drew Train, Family Liaison

              (616) 225-6166

              dtrain@maisd.com

              Cari O’Connor, Director

              (616) 225-6278

              coconnor@maisd.com

              2023-2024 MCGSC Board Members 

              Name GSC Role Organization
              Stephanie  Barone Child Advocacy Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
              Abbey Blodin Volunteer Coordinator Relief After Violent Encounter (RAVE)
              Janel Boulis EightCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Director EightCAP, INC. 
              Elizabeth Buskirk Parent Montcalm County Great Start
              Monique Cooper Parent Montcalm County Great Start
              Cindy DeYoung Special Education Early Childhood  Montcalm Area ISD (MAISD)
              Emily  Dowd Health Corewell Health United Hospitals
              Wendy  Fillmore Housing Greenbriar Apartments
              Samantha Ford Resource Development United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties
              Kyle Hamlin Educational Organization  Montcalm Area ISD (MAISD)
              Jessica Higley Licensing Specialist Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
              Liz Ingraham Community Mental Health Montcalm Care Network
              Sue Kearney Child Advocacy We Care For Kids Council
              Dena Kent Health Department Mid-Michigan District Health Department (MMDHD)
              Karen Marsman Alpha Family Services Executive Director Alpha Family Services
              Anita McIntyre Parent Montcalm County Great Start
              Lillie McNeil Western Regional Resource Center Pathways
              Cari O'Connor Great Start Director Montcalm County Great Start 
              Crytal Park Western Regional Resource Center Pathways
              Jennifer Peterman Welcome Baby Corewell Health United Lifestyles
              Nancy Secor Community Member - Past Chair  
              Roger Thelen Community Member  
              Drew Train Parent Montcalm County Great Start
              Mindy Train Parent - GSC Secretary Montcalm County Great Start
              Joanna  Urban Nutrition Education MSU Extension
              Michelle  York Parent Montcalm County Great Start

               

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