Donna is currently Program Manager for Volunteers of America Child Care Resource and Referral in Skagit County. She is the mother of two grown children. Donna owned and operated My Kids At Heart Child Care for 25 years. She has a Child Development Associate Certificate and many clock hours in early childhood education. She is currently working toward an ECE degree.
Donna is past President of Washington State Family Child Care Association. Donna sat on the Technical Advisory Committee for the Quality Rating and Improvement System, the Regulation Committee part of Washington Learns and the Negotiated Rule Making Team for Family Child Care WACs.
Melanie Horowitz Coyne
Melanie began teaching in NYC in 1984. After moving to Anacortes, she taught at Samish ECEAP program, at Children's House, and the school district. She taught kindergarten for two years in Burlington and then spent a year teaching in Chile. Since returning, Melanie taught preschool for the Mount Vernon Family Literacy Program and subsequently moved into administration.