Healthy Starts

Team Chairs

Team Chair: Kim Nelson - Rockford Public Schools
Team Co-Chair: Matthew Johnson - Unitarian Universalist Church

Team Focus

The vision of the Healthy Starts A-Team is to equip families of children ages 0-5 with the tools needed to excel in school

Team Members 

Kristian Boyle - YWCA of Northwestern Illinois
Teresa Fillers - Rockford Public Schools
Omer Francis - Spirit of the Truth Church
Sherry Guarino - Community Volunteer
Bob Guirl - Process & Strategy Professional Services
Jessica Hendon - Alpine Bank
Kristine Homb - City of Rockford Head Start
Matthew Johnson - Unitarian Universalist Church
Kathleen Kurtz - Easter Seals Children’s Development Center
Joanne Lewis - City of Rockford Head Start
Jenifer Licon - Crusader Community Health
Lynn Liston - Child and Family Connections
Bruce Parks - Youth Services Network
Jodi Robeson - Barnes & Nobles
Anita Rumage - Circles of Learning 
Sarah Wolf - Discovery Center Museum


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