Board of Directors

Child Care Solutions has an active Board of Directors comprised of business and community leaders who care about advancing the early care and learning system in Central New York. If you are interested in becoming a board member please contact Executive Director Lori Schakow at


Child Care Solutions 2021 Board of Directors:

Guy Adames


Lauren Baker (Treasurer)

National Grid

Carol Breier

Community Bank NA

Brittany Buffum

Workforce Development Institute

Jim Burke


Katherine Gavett

Ferrara Fiorenza, PC

Catherine Green

P.E.A.C.E., Inc

Rebeccah Heberle (Co-Chair)

P.E.A.C.E., Inc.

Sally Heater

Group Family Day Care Provider

Crystal Horne

P.E.A.C.E., Inc.

Adam King (Vice-Chair)

Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Eric Larison

Solvay Union Free School District

Fatuma Mohamud

Group Family Day Care Provider

Anne Napper

Cayuga Seneca Community Action Agency

Joan Royle (Co-Chair)

Westcott Community Center

Kerry Tarolli (Secretary)

King & King Architects, LLP

Daniel Zeppetello

National Grid