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Our Vision:

Every child in Washtenaw County enters school ready to succeed.

Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative is supported by four partner agencies, who contribute funding, support, and leadership to the Executive Committee.

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We are also supported by the participation in our Leadership Commission of a wide range of agencies, parents, funding organizations, and local businesses.

Executive Committee:

Martha Darling

Greg Dill
Washtenaw County

Neel Hajra
Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Marj Hyde
Ann Arbor Public Schools

Margy Long
Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative Director

Scott Menzel
Washtenaw ISD

Susan Miller
Birth to 6 Learning Network

Shannon Novara
Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative

Alan Oman
Washtenaw ISD

Vince Price

Pam Smith
United Way of Washtenaw County

Annette Sobocinski
Child Care Network

Colleen Klus
Great Start Parent Coalition



Jeanette Beck
Great Start Parent Coalition

Jeanette Bentham

Great Start Parent Coalition

Barbara Brookens-Harvey
Washtenaw County Community Mental Health

Adelia Clark
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Washtenaw

Jerry Clayton
Washtenaw County Sheriff

Erika Cook
Washtenaw ISD

Linda Edwards-Brown
Washtenaw County Juvenile Court

Louey Guillen
Community Action Network

Jyoti Gupta
Washtenaw Area Council for Children

Vidya Guruprasad
Great Start Parent Coalition

Andrew Hashikawa, MD, MS
Michigan Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

Holly Heaviland
Washtenaw ISD

Norman Herbert
Rotary Club of Ann Arbor

JaVon Jason
Washtenaw ISD

Christina Katka
Washtenaw County Public Health

Jodi Krahnke
Ypsilanti District Library

Alicia Kruk
Washtenaw ISD

Andrew LaBarre
A2Y Chamber

Jane Nickert
Washtenaw County Public Health

Josie Parker
Ann Arbor District Library

Patricia Piechowski
Great Start Parent Coalition

Ellen Rabinowitz
Washtenaw County Health Department

Jillian Rosen
Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Kate Rosenblum, PhD
University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry

Marilyn Sievert
Community Representative

Deana Smith
Jewish Family Services

Kelly Stupple
Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative, Washtenaw Health Plan

Maria Thomas
University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Rhonda Weathers
SOS Community Services

Sandy Williams
Foundations Preschool

Katherine Wyatt
Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

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