WCCAA committees include the following:


The Advocacy Committee is the liaison between legislative issues in the state/federal government, and WCCAA. They will meet as needed to review current legislative issues and shall be responsible for the advocacy and liaison relationships with local, state and federal legislative and regulatory bodies in ference to the provisions of quality child care services.

Committee Co-Chairs :: Joan Beck – & Jennifer Trudell –

Archive Ad-Hoc:

The Archive Ad-Hoc Committee will work together to archive all paper documents from past years to preserve the history of WCCAA.

Committee Chair :: Kris Behrendt –

Board Development:

The Board Development Committee is responsible for maintaining the organization’s policies and procedures, making sure they follow and adhere to the established by-laws.  Through the year, the committee will handle nominations of the executive board and board directors. They will also review submitted scholarships at every board meeting and will call for nominations for the WCCAA award for individuals and organizations that are champions of children.

Committee Chair :: Nancy Fliehr –


The Finance Committee is to meet a minimum of two times per year. One meeting is to conduct an independent audit and review the books, reporting to the Board at the next scheduled meeting, while the second is to prepare the budget which will be presented to the full Board during the November meeting. The Finance Committee may be called to meet whenever the full Board feels action is necessary.

Finance Committee Interim Chair :: Verna Drake –

Professional Development:

The Professional Development Committee works on the various aspects of professional development, keeping the Board Directors informed of changes in those areas so that we can inform our members.  They help plan regional training and education if needed while also being responsible for collecting applications for, and awarding, our scholarships and recognition awards.

Committee Chair :: Tammy Imme –

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