STARS Board Of Review
The STARS Board of Review makes recommendations to the Wyoming Department of Family Services and Wyoming STARS regarding the STARS program. Ultimately, the decision-making power rests with the Wyoming Department of Family Services. The STARS Board of Review has four meetings annually as needed. Board members are expected to attend all meetings and be active participants. The STARS Board of Review members hold three-year terms.
STARS Board Of Review FAQ
- Do they have to travel to meetings? Yes, on occasion although many meetings are via conference call.
- Are board members paid? No
- If board members have to travel to meetings do they get reimbursed for expenses? Yes, board members are reimbursed for mileage and meals at the state rate. If there is an overnight stay the Wyoming Children’s Action Alliance will pay for the hotel room.
STARS Board Of Review Members
Contact Your Board Representative
Contact your STARS Board of Review Representative buy e-mail to discuss issues or concerns regarding Wyoming STARS. If you would like to speak with your representative directly, please contact Wyoming STARS at 1-800-400-3999 to obtain your representative’s telephone number.
Mary ScherdenCheyenne, FCCC, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 1, Term: 2010-2013
Karl Coulsonchild care centers, email@example.com
Region 1, Term: 2011-2014
Pauline FrossLander, developmental preschools, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 2, Term 2010-2013
Jennifer ZookLaramie, child care centers, email@example.com
Region 2, Term: 2012-2015
Kari MahlumCasper, higher education, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 3, Term: 2012-2015
Laura StadtfeldCasper, home providers, email@example.com
Region 3, Term: 2012-2015
Kendra BarneyGillette, center providers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 4, Term: 2012-2015
Jo MadsonSheridan, child care centers, email@example.com
Region 4, Term: 2011-2014
Penny HotovecPowell, instructors, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 5, Term: 2011-2014
Jennifer LeonhardtLovell, home providers, email@example.com
Region 5, Term: 2010-2013
Marie WilsonRock Springs, child care centers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 6, Term: 2010-2013
Deanna Frey, Executive DirectorWCAA, STARS, Cheyenne email@example.com
Rose Kor, Career Development DirectorWCAA, STARS, Cheyenne firstname.lastname@example.org
Tania Trujillo, Early Childhood Programs DivisionDepartment of Family Services, Cheyenne email@example.com
Vacant, Department of Education
Denise Steele, WY Quality Counts ProgramWyoming Department of Workforce Development, Cheyenne, firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Member of The STARS Board of Review
The STARS Board of Review is looking for one new representative who is a family home child care provider!
Current open positions are:
|One Term||10/1/2012-9/30/2015||6||Teton, Lincoln, Uinta, Sweetwater, Sublette||Family Home Child Care Providers|
If you are interested in making a volunteer contribution to the STARS program by becoming a board member, please fill out an application:
and send it to:
Wyoming Children’s Action Alliance
3116 Old Faithful Road
Cheyenne, WY 82001
State Training and Resource System (STARS) Complaint Process
The STARS Board of Review serves as the review body for decisions made by the STARS program. If you feel that STARS policy or decision making has been unfair in your case there is a process to bring this to the attention of the Board of Review. The Board can review your written complaint and make a recommendation to STARS and to the Department of Family Services, Early Childhood Division administrator. Click on the link below for a description of the process and where to send your letter of complaint.