Board of Directors

The Board of Directors meets seven times a year and each Board member sits on at least one standing committee. The Board also hires an Executive Director who implements the agency policies.

The Officers of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director comprise the Executive Committee that meets monthly.



  • Chair

    Julie Riess
    Represents: Member at Large

  • Past Chair

    Monica Lee

  • Marguerite Woodcock

    Represents: Member at Large

  • Mary Ellen Iatropoulos

    Represents: The Art Effect

  • Executive Director

    Jeanne Wagner, Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc.


  • Lisa Druckreier

    Represents: Astor Early Childhood Services

  • Bonnie Fogarty

    Represents: YMCA - Putnam County

  • Michael Hall

    Represents: Dutchess Community College

  • Christa Hines

    Represents: Hudson River Housing

  • Marisol Hoffman

    Represents: Group Family Day Care

  • Andrea Massi
  • Jazmin Raby

    Represents: Astor Early Childhood Program

  • Valina Addo, Esq.

    Represents: Member at Large

  • Jennifer Santosuosso

    Represents: Member at Large

  • Margaret Slomin

    Represents: Mid Hudson Valley Early Education Center

  • Annie Spinelli

    Represents: Child Care Provider of Putnam

  • Estefany Umbach

    Represents: Day One Early Learning

  • Pat Voytko

    Represents: Getting Connected

  • Lynne Versaci

    Dutchess County Legislature

The Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization is governed by a Board of Directors who sets the agency’s policies.