Board Members

October 6, 2021 - Full Board Meeting- In Person 
August 4, 2021 - Full Board Meeting- In Person 

April 7, 2021 – Full Board Meeting- Virtual 

February 3, 2021 – Full Board Meeting- Virtual 

December 2 2020 – Full Board Meeting- Virtual 

October 7, 2020 - Full Board Meeting- Virtual 

August 5, 2020 - Full Board Meeting- Virtual

June 3, 2020 - Full Board Meeting- Virtual 

April 8, 2020 - Full Board Meeting

  • Meeting was cancelled due to COVID-19

Great Start Montcalm County Support Staff Contact Information:

621 New Street, PO BOX 367, Stanton, MI 48888

Website: www.GreatStartMontcalm.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/greatstartmontcalmcounty

Mindy Train, Parent Liaison

(616) 225-6150

mtrain@maisd.com

Chelsa Eggleston, Parent Liaison

(616) 225-6166

ceggleston@maisd.com

Monique Cooper, Parent Liaison

(616) 225-6178

mcooper@maisd.com 

Cari O’Connor, Director

(616) 225-6278

coconnor@maisd.com

2020-2021 MCGSC Board Members 

Name GSC Role Organization
Matt Balenger Early Childhood Teacher Consultant MAISD
Abbey Blodin Volunteer Coordinator RAVE
Janel Boulis EightCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Director- Chair EightCAP
Kristen Bross Parent Montcalm County Great Start
Renae Caudill Parent Montcalm County Great Start
Monique Cooper Parent Montcalm County Great Start
Doris Demorest Early Childhood Teacher Consultant MAISD
Natasha Depue Educational Organization  MSU Extension 
Cindy DeYoung Special Education Supervisor of Early Childhood  MAISD
Chelsa Eggleston Parent Montcalm County Great Start
Kyle Hamlin Educational Organization  MAISD
Jessica Higley Licensing Specialist DHHS
Liz Ingraham Community Mental Health Montcalm Care Network
Kayla Johns United Lifestyles Spectrum Health United Lifestyles
Kiley Johnson IM SAFE IM SAFE Child Advocacy Center
Sue Kearney Child Advocacy  We Care For Kids Council
Dena Kent Health Department MMDHD
Lori  Kirkhoff  IM SAFE IM SAFE Child Advocacy Center
Terri Legg United Way Director United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties
Karen Marsman Alpha Family Services Executive Director Alpha Family Services
Lillie McNeil Western Regional Resource Center Pathways
Tarin Minkel Educational Organization  MSU Extension 
Andrea Nista Early Childhood Teacher Consultant MAISD
Cari O'Connor Great Start Director Great Start
Nancy Secor Community Member - Past Chair  
Michelle Seigo MDHHS Director MDHHS
Julie Snyder Operations Manager  Spectrum Health United and Kelsey
Roger Thelen Community Member  
Mindy Train Parent - GSC Secretary Montcalm County Great Start

 

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