Steering Committee

The Alliance Steering Committee includes 21 members representing the issues of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education, as well as parents and businesses.

2023 – 2024 Steering Committee

Member, Affiliation, Interest Represented

  • Chloe Learey, Chair, Winston Prouty Center, At-Large
  • Diane Nichols-FlemingVice Chair, Self, Early Care/Early Ed – Public K-3
  • Tabitha McGlynn, Secretary, Self, Health
  • Keely Agan, Treasurer, Hunger Free Vermont, Food Security
  • Carrie Stahler, At-large, Vermont Foodbank, Food Security
  • Christina Nelson, Self, Early Care/Early Ed – Home-Based
  • Danielle Harris, Greater Burlington YMCA, Parents
  • Deb Gass, VT Head Start Association, Family Support
  • Sharon Harrington, Vermont AEYC, At-Large
  • Amanda Herzberger, Junior League of Champlain Valley, Parents
  • Heather Lytle, VT Parent Child Center Network, Family Support
  • Sarah Kenney, Let’s Grow Kids, At-Large
  • Shawn Phetteplace, Main Street Alliance – VT, Business
  • Nicole Miller, Vermont Afterschool, Early Care/Early Ed – Afterschool
  • Judy Pransky, Emerson Falls Playcare, Early Care/Early Ed – Center-Based
  • Cecelia Puleio, Self, Economic Security
  • Sarah Teel, Voices for Vermont’s Children, Economic Security
  • Sarah Wallace-Brodeur, Vermont Family Network, Health
  • Dan Winslow, VT Community Loan Fund, Alliance Parent Organization

Executive Committee Members: Chloe Learey (Chair), Diane Nichols-Fleming (Vice Chair), Tabitha McGlynn (Secretary), Keely Agan (Treasurer), Carrie Stahler  (At Large)

Steering Committee Minutes: Click the following links to download minutes from Steering Committee meetings:  December 2023 SC Minutes | November 2023 SC Minutes | October 2023 SC Minutes | May 2023 SC Minutes | March 2023 SC Minutes | December 2022 SC MinutesNovember 2022 SC MinutesOctober 2022 SC MinutesMay 2022 SC MinutesMarch 2022 SC MinutesDecember 2021 SC Minutes | October 2021 SC Minutes | May 2021 SC Minutes| March 2021 SC Minutes | January 2021 SC Minutes | December 2021 SC Minutes | December 2021 SC Minutes | September 2020 SC Minutes |March 2020 SC Minutes | December 2019 SC Minutes | November 2019 SC Minutes | October 2019 SC Minutes | May 2019 SC Minutes | April 2019 SC Minutes | December 2018 SC Minutes | November 2018 SC Minutes | October 2018 SC Minutes

Governance Document: The Alliance’s purpose and structure are directed by a Governance Document that was originally approved in 2013. The Steering Committee reviews and refines the document as needed. Click the link to download the document as a PDF: Alliance Governance Document.

Annual Meeting Minutes: The Alliance’s Annual Membership Meeting is an opportunity for members and strategic partners to reflect on the previous year’s advocacy efforts and plan for the year ahead. Click the links to download the minutes from recent Annual Meetings: 2023 Annual Meeting Minutes DRAFT | 2022 Annual Meeting Minutes | 2021 Annual Meeting Minutes | 2020 Annual Meeting Minutes | 2019 Annual Meeting Minutes | 2018 Annual Meeting Minutes | 2017 Annual Meeting Minutes