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Board and

Coalition Members

Fiscal Year 21-22 Board of Directors


Erin Muir  

Vice Chair:

Christine Helms, RN; Mariner's Hospital 


Melanie Youschak, MD - Pediatrician; Keys Pediatrics


Sharon Ward, MD - Island Women's Health

At Large

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

Nicole Manning, RN, BSN, BC-Perinatal Nursing

Stanley Sack, M.D. - Pediatrician

Laurie Dunn; Early Learning Coalition

The Honorable Holly Merrill Raschein, Former Florida State Representative for Monroe County; Director of Governmental Relations, AshBritt Environmental

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? Take a look at our volunteer packet and contact Arianna Nesbitt, CEO.

Words fail to express the deep sorrow of the loss of our board member, Mike Forster, in September 2021. We vow to continue his legacy of serving a community that needs us.

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

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