Members

The Council is comprised of at least 15 members, up to 25 members, all appointed by the Governor. Members can serve up to two terms and include parents of children with developmental disabilities or delays, providers of early intervention services (including at least one member representing county government), at least one person involved in early intervention personnel preparation, a state Legislator, and representatives of the state agencies involved with provision of or payment for services to infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. To apply to become a member of the Governor's State of Wisconsin Birth to 3 Interagency Coordinating Council, please see the bottom of this page for application information.

Council Members

Representation Name and Contact Information Term Start
DPI/Early Childhood Special Education Jennifer Bibler, Early Childhood Coordinator
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
608-267-9172
1/30/2013
DCF/Child Protective Services Jonelle Brom, Section Chief
Out of Home Care
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
608-422-6930
12/18/2015
Personnel Preparation Dr. Simone DeVore, Faculty
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
262-472-5808
1/14/2014
Public Provider Jennifer Eggert
414-617-5194
10/16/2018
County Tamara C. Feest, Executive Director
The Human Service Center
715-369-2215
11/1/2017
DHS/Division of Public Health Sharon Fleischfresser, Medical Director
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
608-266-3674
6/27/2002
DHS/Division Health Care Access and Accountability Rebecca Granger, Managed Care Policy Analyst
Department of Health Services
608-266-9166
7/2015
Parent Candice Hansen
Parent
715-218-9010
01/11/2018
Parent Jennifer Kelly
Parent
262-786-0578 (H)
262-751-1047 (C)
3/8/2016
DHS/DMS Autumn Knudtson, Policy and Procedure Section Chief
DHS/Bureau of Children's Services
608-267-3257
Non-voting DHS Leadership
DCF/Early Childhood Katherine McGurk, Director, Bureau of Early Learning and Policy
Division of Early Care and Education
Department of Children and Families
608-422-6076
3/8/2016
DPI/McKinney-Vento Kristine Nadolski
McKinney Vento Homeless State Coordinator
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
608-267-7338
10/1/2012
Parent Rosemarie T. Navarro-Red Hail
Parent
03/01/2018
DHS/DMS Deb Rathermel, Interim Part C Coordinator
Wisconsin Birth to 3 Program
608-267-3270
07/09/2018
Provider Dr. Tracey Sparrow
Provider
414-967-9241
8/25/2016
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Julie Walsh, Senior Attorney
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
608-264-8101
7/1/2006

DHS/Division of Care and Treatment Services

Rebecca Wigg-Ninham, Children and Families Mental Health Coordinator
Department of Health Services
608-266-5427
6/3/2015
Parent Theresa Wixom
Parent
608-563-1242
7/1/2006
Parent Traci Yackel
Parent
715-634-1767
715-551-2860
5/11/2016

This Council currently has the following vacancies:

  • Chair
  • County Representative
  • Early Head Start/Head Start Representative
  • Legislative Representative
  • Parent Representative

Governor's State of Wisconsin Birth to 3 Interagency Coordinating Council Applications

All applications to serve on the Governor's various Boards, Commissions and Councils must be completed online. Simply select the Complete Online Application link and follow the process. All appointments are administered by the Office of the Governor.

Last Updated: February 22, 2017