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Early Childhood Council Leadership Alliance (ECCLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization committed to accountability and transparency. Our bylaws ensure representation from Early Childhood Council members and detail governance procedures.

ECCLA is governed by a board of directors comprised of Council members and community leaders. Committees comprised of Council members provide an advisory role in the areas of communications, data and evaluation, finance, membership, and policy.

If you have further questions about ECCLA’s governance, please contact us.

ECCLA Board of Directors: 2019-2021

Stacy Petty, President
Council Coordinator, Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Council

Maegan Lokteff, Vice President
Executive Director, Grand Beginnings, Grand and Jackson Early Childhood Council

Danielle Butler, Treasurer
Executive Director, Early Childhood Council of Boulder County

Betsy Overton, Secretary
Executive Director, Connections 4 Kids, Early Childhood Council

Sandy Gregory
Director, Douglas County Early Childhood Council

David Hammond
Retired Partner, Davis, Graham and Stubbs

Sheri Hannah-Ruh,
Director, Promises for Children, Weld County’s Early Childhood Council, United Way of Weld County

ECCLA Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs

Data and Evaluation: Heather Hawk, Early Childhood Council of La Plata County

Finance: Claudia Strait, Early Childhood Council for Yuma, Washington, Kit Carson

Policy: Jackie Florendo, Alliance for Kids