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Governor’s Task Force on Child Care

Name Appointed Reappointed Expires
Barr, Robert (Juneau)
Local government official with local/community based solutions to child care issues
Berglund, Stephanie (Anchorage)
Representative of a nonprofit that supports licensed child care programs
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Bitinas, Matthew (Juneau)
Parent with experience with AK child care system
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Capozzi, Kati (Anchorage)
Representative of a statewide organization representing business communities
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Coulombe, Julie (Anchorage)
Member of the House of Representatives/ Ex Officio
Hays, Kimberly (Anchorage)
Representative from the AK Child Care Program Office/Designated by DOH Commissioner
06/22/2023 12/31/2024
Hedberg, Heidi (Anchorage)
DOH Commissioner or Designee
Munoz, Cathy (Juneau)
DOLWD Commissioner or Designee
Patronas, Jennifer (Eagle River)
Representative of a licensed child care program
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Taylor, Jennifer (Fairbanks)
Representative of a fiath-based or community-based child care program
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Teshner, Heidi (Juneau)
DEED Commissioner or Designee
Tobin, Loki (Anchorage)
Member of the Senate/ Ex Officio
Trainor, Bridie (Nome)
Representative of a tribal child care program
06/02/2023 12/31/2024
Weafer, Heather (Wasilla)
Representative of a military child care program
06/02/2023 12/31/2024

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