Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y holds 2019 Board Retreat

Sep 2, 2019 | CCC&Y Info & Events

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The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth held its 2019 Board of Directors Retreat on Aug. 29 at The Village At Aspen Place in Flagstaff.

During the Retreat, board members had the opportunity to review CCC&Y’s new Mission and Vision statements; review the history, funding sources, committees and board responsibilities; discuss promotional planning opportunities for the Kevin Campbell “Self-Healing Communities” presentation on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff and discuss growth opportunities for the organization.

2019 Executive Committee members include:

  • President: Peter Van Wyck, BA Psychology- Regional Director, First Things First
  • Vice-President: Jennifer Hernandez-Northern Arizona Regional Community Engagement Manager, Expect More Arizona
  • Treasurer: Theresa Kulpinski- Program Manager for AZ Health Zone, Coconino County Public Health Services District
  • Secretary: Andrea Meronuck, MA, LPC, SEP-Clinical Director, Northland Family Help Center
  • Member at Large: Kimberly Sevier, MA- DCS Liaison/Clinical Care Coordinator, Steward Health Choice Arizona

2019 Board of Directors include:

  • Cliff Binkley, BS- Director of Behavioral Health, NAZ, Arizona’s Children Association
  • Jacelyn Salabye, MSW- Native Americans for Community Action
  • Lina H. Wallen, Ph.D.- Retired Professor, Teacher, Councilor and Housing Administrator
  • Mary K. Walton, M.Ed.- Assistant Superintendent– Curriculum & Instruction, Flagstaff Unified School District
  • Ophelia Goatson, MSW – Program Supervisor, CPLC Parenting Arizona
  • Rene RedDay, M.ED- Inclusion Coach, Southwest Human Development
  • Sandra (Sandy) Diehl, J.D., Coconino County Public Defender
  • Steve Peru, B.S. Applied Sociology (Emphasis Social Work) and MPA and the Harvard University/Kennedy School of Government  Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program- Chief Development and Government Relations Officer, Coconino Community College
  • Todd Madeksza, MPA- Principal, Elevated Advocacy LLC

Also present were Virginia Watahomigie, executive director; and Frank X. Moraga, outreach coordinator.

About the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth: For more than 40 years, CCC&Y has acted as the countywide communication link, bridging and supporting services for children and youth. Through advocacy, prevention, education and community partnership building, CCC&Y has built a strong, extensive network of families, providers, leaders and communities all striving to improve the lives of young people.

Mission: Igniting collective action to cultivate, honor & empower resilient, thriving communities.  
Vision: We envision a holistic community where all children of Coconino County are increasingly free from trauma experience and all have equitable opportunities that build resiliency.