Board Members

Faye Nelson, Chair

Alabama Department of Human Resources

Dr. April Kendrick, Vice Chair

Child Development Resources

The University of Alabama

Sallye Longshore, Treasurer

Alabama Department of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention

Gail Piggott, Secretary

Alabama Partnership for Children

Carolyn Miller

Alabama Department of Public Health

Dr. Barbara Cooper

Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education

Jane Duer

Alabama Department of Mental Health

Kathy Hall

Alabama Medicaid Agency

Dr. Tracye Strichik

Alabama Department of Education

Amy Blakeney

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services


At-Large Board Members

Jim Raines

TriCounty Mental Health

Dr. Regina Traylor

Gift of Life Foundation

First 5 Alabama is a Member Organization of
The Alliance is a global organization that includes multiple states and international associations whose infant mental health associations have licensed the use of the Competency Guidelines® and Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health® under their associations’ names.
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