The annual election to the Board of Director for the National Workforce Registry Alliance is complete and we welcome the following new members of our board. Our new president-elect is Kelly Smith of Ohio.  Our new treasurer is Jennifer O’Brien of Colorado. Our new regional representatives for even-numbered regions are Region II – Diana Diaz, New York, Region IV – Micca Buris, Georgia, Region VI – Paige Cox, Arkansas, Region VIII – Ellie Gardner, Wyoming, Region X – Pamela Deardorff, Oregon.   New board members begin their terms on October 1, 2017.

Board members are elected for two-year terms and may serve two terms.  The exception is the president-elect who serves for one year, then becomes president for two years and finally serves one year as past president.  

We sincerely appreciate the commitment and leadership provided by outgoing board members who include Phyllis Kalifeh (Florida) as past president; Kimberlee Belcher-Badal (Virginia) treasurer; Region II, Mary Manning Falzarano (New Jersey);Region VI, Teri Clark (Oklahoma); Region VIII, Carrie Stott (Utah); Region X, Brenda Ingalls (Idaho).

Strategic Partners

Our strategic partners include


Recognized Training Organizations

Baldwin Wallace University

The Care Courses School, Inc.


 Childcare Education Institute 



Center for Early Childhood Professional Development


CypherWorx, Inc.


 Pro Solutions Training


Zero To Three

Smart Horizons

SafeGard Classes Online


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