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CAC and URPD Staff


Dr. Ann Austin

Dr. Ann Austin

Executive Director (CAC and URPD)

Responsibilities:
Executive Director for Care About Childcare at USU and the Utah Registry for Professional Development.


Kim Dutson

Kim Dutson

Family Child Care Specialist (CAC)

Responsibilities:
Works directly in family childcare programs that are participating in Utah's Child Care Quality System, including providing coaching/mentoring and observations.


Kendra Hollenback

Kendra Hollenback

Office and Data Manager (CAC)

Responsibilities:
Maintain child care databases and assist parents with child care questions and referrals.  Coordinate and preform fingerprint appointments and maintain child care resources.


Rachel Israelsen

Rachel Israelsen

Professional Development Specialist (URPD)

Responsibilities:
URPD application processing and office assistant 


Jordan Liquin

Jordan Liquin

Professional Development Specialist (URPD)

Responsibilities:
URPD application processing and office assistant.


Melinda Lyon

Melinda Lyon

Credential and Outreach Coordinator (CAC)

Responsibilities:
Assist child care providers with training, technical assistance, start-up grants and obtaining their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential as well as coordinating outreach to the community and child care programs.



Leah Schilling

Leah Schilling

Program Administrator

Responsibilities:
Program Administrator for Care About Childcare at USU


Lisa Reeder

Lisa Reeder

Training Coordinator and Child Care Quality Specialist (CAC)

Responsibilities:
Coordinate classes taught at Care About Childcare and assist child care providers with Utah’s Child Care Quality System.


Carrie Stott

Carrie Stott

Program Administrator

Responsibilities:
Program Administrator for the Utah Registry for Professional Development