Everything we do is about making the early care and education system work better for children, families, child care providers, and our communities. Our work is guided by a leadership team that values listening, making informed decisions, and working collaboratively to maximize our impact.

Child Care Aware of Kansas Leadership

Kelly Davydov

Executive Director

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Kara Revell

Director of Finance

Tanya Koehn Board & Staff
Tanya Koehn

Director of Family & Community Services

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Sarah Minshull

Director of Innovation, Programs, and Strategy

Jackie Anders

Director of People, Culture, and Equity

Serving on a board of directors provides an incredible opportunity to impact the issues and causes that matter most to you.

Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Child Care Aware of Kansas Board of Directors by clicking the orange button.

Statewide Board of Directors


Kari Mailloux, Hutchinson Community Foundation


Vice President

Cornelia Stevens, TOP Early Learning Centers


Eric Brown, Salina Chamber of Commerce



Chiquita Miller, K-State Research and Extension

Past President

Jane Weiler, Community Member


Lori Downing, Advisors Excel

Karen Elliott, Community Member

Paula Neth, The Family Conservancy

Mary Martha Good, Community Member

Betsy McKinney, Fairfield Unified School District

Sarah Foreman, Liberal Area Coalition for Families

Natalie McClane, Kansas Department of Education

Lisette Jacobson, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Jarvis Doleman, Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Jack Allston, Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corp

Eldonna Chesnut, Johnson County Department of Health and Environment