Board of Directors.

Ready, Set, Grow Child Care Center is a not-for-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. The directors are volunteers that have been selected to represent our sponsor, Corning Incorporated and the diverse community we serve. These individuals give of their time, energy and resources to provide thoughtful and responsible oversight to the organization. Their commitment to quality care and learning is reflected in the decisions made to continually improve and enhance the Center management and fiscal oversight.

The full board and executive committee meet monthly to coordinate the efforts of the other committees that are focused on fund development, strategic planning, finance, human resources, communications and facilities.

Officers.

Colleen Coro

Eldon
Cummings

Vice President
Cybertech Automation – Senior Control Engineer


Sandy Nevius

Anne
Galvin

Secretary
Retired Preschool Teacher/Director


Douglas Rowland

Greg
Cliburn

Treasurer
John G. Ullman & Associates – CPA


Colleen Coro

Colleen
Coro

Ex-Officio
Non-voting Member
Ready, Set, Grow

At-Large Members.

Colleen Coro

Victoria
Ehlan

Community Representative


Sandy Nevius

Jennifer
Jones

Corning Incorporated


Douglas Rowland

Julie
Matusik

National Family Support Network

Colleen Coro

Alexander
Ognenovski II

John G. Ullman & Associates


Sandy Nevius

Reverend Troy
Preston

Priest, Christ Episcopal Church


Douglas Rowland

James
Wang

Realtor, Keller Williams

Want to Become a Board Member?


The Board acts as the governing body to ensure the organization is managed effectively and financially sound.

Finance

Responsible for working in partnership with the Executive Director to review and approve the annual budget with full understanding of its content. Regularly review income and expenses. Ensure the organization has adequate insurance. Coordinate, oversee and evaluate the process of the annual independent audit.

Management

Responsible for hiring, supporting and evaluating the Executive Director. Annually review job description, identify performance goals, discuss professional development opportunities, and review and discuss compensation. Responsible for the overall financial resources of the organization.

Fund Raising/Development

The Board will annually review the organization's resources, identify gaps in funding, and build a Fund Development Plan to address its most critical needs. Though the Board may assign certain activities to the Center's Fundraising Committee, the Board will ultimately maintain the responsibility of meeting the organization's fund development goals.

Strategy

Responsible for maintaining the organization's identity by supporting the organization's mission, collaboratively plan and execute sound decisions in alignment with the organization's vision and values, and take part in annual planning sessions.

What We’re Looking For


01. Regularly attend board meetings and special meetings as required.

02. Take an active role in meetings by reviewing the materials and respectfully participates in consensus decision-making.

03. Volunteer for and accept assignments related to board and committee work. Complete work in a timely manner.

04. Willingness to commit time to participate on at least one board committee.

05. Demonstrate a personal code of ethics and sound judgment.

06. Participate in fund raising activities.

07. Contribute a special skill or talent to the work of the board; i.e., parent or alumni parent (client) perspective, community member, education, finance, human resources, law, business/economic development, community development, health care, public service, etc.

08. Make a personal financial commitment. One hundred percent of the board needs to financially support the organization. Personal contributions should be made at a level that individual board members can afford.

09. Missing 3 consecutive board meetings may result in removal from the board.