The ESC is made up of member organizations that fall into four tiers of involvement: Core Leadership, ESC Network, Steering Committee and Interested Partners.


Members of Our Core Leadership

Janet Lo, co-chair, Shelby County Office of Early Childhood and Youth
Sandra Allen, co-chair, Porter-Leath
David Jordan, Agape
Karen Harrell, Porter-Leath
Sandra Madubuonwu,Le Bonheur Maternal Child.
Kandace Thomas, First 8 Memphis
Jennilyn Utkov, Le Bonheur-Community Health and Well Being
Gwendolyn Wright, TN Council on Children & Youth
Cherisse Scott, CEO, SisterReach; Chair, Memphis Teen Vision
Sean Lee, Porter-Leath
Lelani Spence, Shelby County Health Department
Deanna McClendon, Shelby County Schools, Early Childhood – Pre-K and Kindergarten Programs
Cory Bradfield, TN State Department of Health
Mark Sturgis, Seeding Success
Katy Spurlock, The Urban Child Institute
Tammie C. Williams, TN Department of Children’s Services
Sandra Guntharp, University of Memphis/ MAYEC Representative
Helen Gail Beeman, MD, University Le Bonheur Pediatric Services
Jason Yaun, MD., University Le Bonheur Pediatric Services