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Leadership Team

The Child Center’s diverse and talented leadership team sets the strategic direction of the organization and supports our passion for improving the lives of the millions of children across the country that are affected by mental health conditions. We pride ourselves on having a team that is dedicated to providing the children and families we serve with the highest quality of care. With both significant experience and a steadfast belief that children deserve a future that is free of mental health challenges, we strive to build a strong foundation of education, advocacy, support, and awareness that will continue to serve our clients throughout their lives.

Meghan Melton, Executive Director

Kerri Sorber, Director of Operations

Mark Beach, Collaborative Problem Solving Program Director

Sarah Chambers, Education Director

Lori Chaffin-Britt, Director of Intensive Services

Janet Callahan, Finance Director

Beth Bauer, Outpatient Director

Aaron Hay, Assessment Director

Julie Williamson, Crisis Response and CATS Program Director

Alicia Jones, Wellness Program Director

Josh Melton, Director of Research

Board of Directors

The members of The Child Center’s Board of Directors are composed of individuals from the community representing a broad diversity of disciplines and interests. They are elected to provide strategic guidance in the fulfillment of our mission, vision, and purpose.

Connie Cottrell, Board President

Brenda Hawkins, Board Vice President

Jim Christian, Board Treasurer

Diane Burt, Board Secretary

Trond Arnesen, Board Member

Sandi Shoemaker, Board Member

Shannan Mills, Board Member

Dan Mullin, Board Member

Angie Steinhoff, Board Member

Charisa Parsons, Board Member

Ann McElligott, Board Member