Board of Directors

Our diverse Board of Directors has the responsibility of ensuring compliance with federal laws and regulations are in accordance with the Head Start Act and Performance Standards which govern the program.

The WHCO Board of Directors represent community members with expertise in fiscal management, legal and early childhood education and Delegate Agency Policy Committee (DAPC) Chair. Other members reflect the communities served by West Harlem Head Start.

The Board of Directors and key management staff work in partnership with the DAPC to develop, review and approve policies, strategic planning, funding, recruitment, selection and enrollment policies.

Jerome White
Chair

Jeanette B. Spencer
Vice Chair 

Marlene Ward-Depetris
Secretary

Darlene Moore
Treasurer

William R. Fried
Attorney

Christopher Dunn
Board Member (ECC)

Evelyn Navarro
DAPC Chair