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CAPPA Leadership

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CAPPA Board of Directors 2018-2019

PRESIDENT
Rick Richardson

President and CEO
Child Development Associates
Phone: (619) 427-4411  
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VICE PRESIDENT
Karen Marlatt 
Executive Director 
Valley Oak Children's Services 
Phone: (530) 895-1677 
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SECRETARY
LaVera Smith
Human Resource Specialist 
Supportive Services Fresno
Phone: (559) 230-2030
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TREASURER
Beth Chiaro

Director, Subsidy Program
Child Care Resource Center
Phone: (818) 717-1000
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PUBLIC POLICY CO-CHAIR
Jeffrey Moreira

Case Management Manager
Crystal Stairs
Phone: (323) 421-2679 
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PUBLIC POLICY CO-CHAIR
Phillip Warner

Director of Family Subsidy Services
Children's Council San Francisco 
Phone: (415) 276-2931 
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PAST PRESIDENT
Martin Castro 

Executive Director 
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation 
Phone: 323-278-3645 
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Tina Barna 

Director 
Choices for Children 
Phone: (530) 541-5848 
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MEMBER AT LARGE 
Leslie Reece
Director of Program Services
Family Resource & Referral Center
Phone: (209) 461-2951
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Abby Shull
Alternative Payment Department Head 
YMCA Childcare Resource Service
Phone: (619) 521-3055
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Mike Michelon

Executive Director
Siskiyou Child Care Council
Phone: (530) 938-2748
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Jeanne Fridolfs
Enrollment and Health Specialist, Early Childhood Services
Napa County Office of Education
Phone: (707) 253-6915
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Marco Jimenez

Subsidized Program Manager 
Central Valley Children's Services Network
Phone: (559) 456-1100
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Jasmine Tijerino

Program Manager
4Cs of San Mateo County
Phone: (650) 517-1428
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Michelle Graham

Executive Director
Children's Resource & Referral of Santa Barbara County 
Phone: (805) 925-7071
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MEMBER AT LARGE
Joie Owen
Family Services Division Manager
Glenn County Office of Education- Child and Family Services
Phone: (530) 865-1267
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EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Denyne Micheletti Colburn
Chief Executive Officer
California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA)
Phone: (916) 567-6797
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CAPPA STAFF

Denyne Micheletti Colburn, MBA, CAE
Chief Executive Officer
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Danielle Metzger
Education & Meeting Coordinator
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