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

Statewide Board of Directors


Jane Weiler, Community Member

Vice President

Cornelia Stevens, TOP Early Learning Centers


Morgan Padgett, Berberich Trahan & Co.


Kari Mailloux, Hutchinson Community Foundation

Past President

Mike Yoder, Newton Police Department


Chris Towle, City of Newton

Karen Elliott, Community Member

Paula Neth, The Family Conservancy

Eric Brown, Salina Chamber of Commerce

Chiquita Miller, K-State Research and Extension

Betsy McKinney, Fairfield Unified School District

Lisette Jacobson, University of Kansas School of Medicine

Jack Allston, Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corpl