Young Students


Steering Committee

The MA ECFC Steering Committee provides overall governance, leadership, and fiscal oversight of the Collaborative.  Steering Committee members are elected to staggered two-year terms.

Steering Committee Members

  • Karley Ausiello, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

  • Paul Belsito, Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation

  • Ayesha Cammaerts, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Turahn Dorsey, Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation

  • Lydia Magliozzi Icke, Commonwealth Children’s Fund

  • Elizabeth Pauley, The Boston Foundation

  • John Vasconcellos, SouthCoast Community Foundation

Community Advisory Committee

The MA ECFC Community Advisory Committee is comprised of diverse community stakeholders including parents, providers, public sector partners, business leaders, researchers and thought leaders.  This group plays a critical role in the functioning of the MA ECFC by providing input and guidance to the Collaborative to help ensure cross-sector alignment, relevance, and positive impact for young children in Massachusetts, their families, and the early childhood workforce. 

Community Advisory Committee Members

  • Sunindiya Bhalla, Roca

  • Anne Nemetz Carlson, Childcare of the Berkshires

  • Dawn DiStefano, Square One, Springfield

  • Titus DosRemedios, Strategies for Children

  • Jacqueline Gallo, Lynn Public Schools

  • Latoya Gayle, Liberation Lab

  • Eve Gilmore, Edward Street Child Services

  • Pam Kuechler, P.A.C.E., Inc.

  • Kim Lucas, MetroLab Network

  • Kerri Sheeran Perry, Community Action, Inc.

  • Lilian Romero, Lynn Economic Opportunity

  • Kate Roper, MA Dept. of Public Health

  • Maria Rosario, NorthStar Learning Center

  • Michelle Sanchez, Epiphany School

  • Danubia Camargos Silva, Jeremiah Program Boston

  • Aditi Subramaniam, MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

  • Beverly Williams, BAMSI


  • Brian Gold, Director 

Massachusetts Early Childhood Funder Collaborative is fiscally sponsored by Philanthropy Massachusetts

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