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Alaska Early Childhood Coordinating Council (AECCC): Membership

  • Mike Hanley, Commissioner, Department of Education and Early Development
  • William J. Streur, Commissioner, Department of Health and Social Services
  • Ree Sailors, DHSS Deputy Commissioner, Delegate for Commissioner Streur
  • Clark Bishop, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Jeff Selvey, Executive Director, Alaska Workforce Investment Board, Delegate for Commissioner Bishop
  • Michael Lesmann, Special Staff Assistant, Governor’s Office
  • Paul Sugar, Head Start Collaboration Director
  • Marcey Bish, Manager, Child Care Program Office
  • Laurie Thomas, Manager, Part C/Early Intervention Program
  • Shirley Pittz, Program Officer, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems
  • Brian Holst, Executive Director, Juneau Economic Development Corporation
  • Sally Rue, Representative, Association of Alaska School Boards
  • Carrie Truett, EPSDT Coordinator
  • Peggy Cowan, Representative, Alaska Superintendents Association
  • Amanda Faulkner, Representative, Association of Infant Learning Programs
  • Debra Baldwin, Representative, Alaska Head Start Association
  • Stephanie Berglund, Representative, Alaska’s Child Care Resource and Referral Network
  • Matt Hirshfeld, Alaska Native Health Provider
  • Dee Foster, Mental Health Provider
  • Abbe Hensley, Executive Director, Best Beginnings
  • Corrine Biederman, Parent Representative
  • Michael Burke, Faith-Based Community