Our Team

Jim Cieslar, ext. 205
Executive Director
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Melissa Adamson, ext. 210
Community Impact and Communications Director
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John Bacon, ext. 209
Director of Development
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Jessie Beacham, MSW
Early Literacy Coordinator
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Jennifer Christensen
Interim Executive Director, Books from Birth Early Literacy Coalition of ENC
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James Cox, MSW, ACSW, CBK
Coordinator of Homeless Programs
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Jackie Smithwick
Director UWPC, SSA, 21st CCLC
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