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Board and

Coalition Members

Fiscal Year 20-21 Board of Directors


Erin Muir  

Vice Chair:

Christine Helms, RN; Mariner's Hospital 


Melanie Youschak, MD - Pediatrician; Keys Pediatrics

Cheryl Cottrell, RN, BSN, MHSA, NE-BC - Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer; Mariner's Hospital


Sharon Ward, MD - Island Women's Health

At Large:  

Mike Forster - Mangrove Mike's Cafe

Nicole Manning, RN, BSN, BC-Perinatal Nursing

Brynn Morey - Extension Coordinator; UF IFAS Monroe County Extension

Ryan Barnett, DC - Key West Chiropractic

Stanley Sack, M.D. - Pediatrician

Laurie Dunn; Early Learning Coalition

We have a deep gratitude for this team of volunteers who lead with integrity; always putting our mission and goals at the forefront of each and every decision.

Interested in sharing your talents through service on the Board of Directors? Contact Arianna Nesbitt, CEO

Coalition Members

The below individuals are the non-voting members of the Coalition. Their input is invaluable as we grow and change to meet the ever-changing needs of Monroe County's mothers, babies, and their families.

  • Early Learning Coalition of Miami –Dade/Monroe

  • Eden House

  • Fisherman's Hospital

  • Florida Department of Health in Monroe County

  • Healthy Start, Monroe County

  • Key West Chiropractic

  • Keys Pediatrics

  • Living Springs Counseling

  • Lower Keys Medical Center

  • Mangrove Mike’s Café/The Lobster Crawl

  • Mariner’s Hospital

  • Monroe County Board of County Commissioners

  • Melanie Valle, MS, OTR/L, HCHI, HCHD

If you are passionate about helping families and would like to get involved, please email us or call 305-293-8424.