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Parents as Teachers announces appointments to its Board of Directors

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Parents as Teachers has appointed four new members to its board of directors. They are located throughout the United States.

Joining the board are Jeremy Garcia, Ph.D., assistant professor of Indigenous Education at the University of Arizona; Lori McClung, CEO and Co-Founder of Advocacy & Community Solutions; Kristen Steffens, Principal of Portfolio Solutions at Edward Jones Investments; and Pete Weldy, Regional Administrator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“We are pleased to welcome these dynamic individuals to our board, and we especially value the wealth of experience and passion they have for strengthening children and families,” said Parents as Teachers President and CEO Constance Gully. “They join Parents as Teachers at a pivotal time as we continue to drive our strategy of deepening relationships with a wide range of professionals to fulfill our purpose of improving the well-being of families.”

Gully also said: “The addition of these highly regarded professionals enriches our current board of directors’ skills and experiences. We are confident that they will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to build strong communities and thriving families and children that are healthy, safe, and ready to learn.”

The Parents as Teachers board of directors sets the organization’s strategic planning and policies, and its members bring their personal and professional interests in ensuring the healthy development of young children and families at local, state, and national levels. The board regularly evaluates its composition to ensure it includes the appropriate skills, experience, and perspectives necessary to fulfill its mission.

To read each board member’s full bio, click here https://parentsasteachers.org/board-of-directors.