Policy Council

The Policy Council actively participates in a shared decision making process with program management. Membership consists of parents of currently enrolled children and community representatives. All members must stand for election or re-election annually.

Policy Council Responsibilities

  • Grant Applications
  • Program Goals
  • Program Planning
  • Program Governing Policies & Procedures
  • Program Evaluation
  • Personnel Policies
  • Staff Hiring & Termination

Meeting Dates

Policy Council meets at 4 pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at the Community Action Partnership Early Head Start Center located at 338 1st St SE in Dickinson. To get an item on the agenda, please contact the Assistant Director one week prior to the regularly scheduled meeting date.

Policy Council 2017-2018 Officers

Chairperson – Dana Nagle
Vice chair – Deborah Fortner
Secretary – Paige Worley
Treasurer – Bridget Miller

2017-2018  Policy Council Members

Head Start Parent Representatives

  • ________________       Jessica’s Room
  • Nikki Baer                     Jodi’s Room
  • Alexis Foster                   Emily’s Room, Allie Dewitt (Alternate)
  • Deborah Fortner            Natasha’s Room, Elizabeth Hayward (Alternate)
  • Samantha Jo Davis        Home Base
  • _________________     Kim’s Room in Hettinger County

 Early Head Start Parent Representatives

  • Shanon Hayden               Home Base
  • Bridget Miller & Nadirah Agyepong   Early Head Start Center

Community Representatives

  • Renae Ekstrand
  • Dana Nagle
  • Paige Worley

Governing Board Representative