CIBC Team Staff

jennifer-millerJennifer Miller
As Project Co-Director Jennifer is responsible for all aspects of the project, including consultant recruitment, training and support, delivery of onsite technical assistance services, outreach, and overall project management and oversight. Jennifer also provides reflective practice to consultants. Jennifer joined WestEd CPEI in 2001 working on various early intervention and early childhood education projects. She returned in 2013 after a six-year hiatus.

diane-harkinsDiane Harkins
Diane’s primary role involves the recruitment and support of CIBC consultants. She makes consultant technical assistance assignments, conducts consultant recruitment, leads the consultant community of practice webinars and provides reflective practice to CIBC consultants and project staff. Her background is in child development and social work, with extensive experience in training and technical assistance in the field of early care and education.

Angela Fernandez
Angela is responsible for consultant contracts, invoices, and setting up the regional meetings for the CIBC consultants. She also provides essential administrative supports to ensure that the CIBC team;s training, outreach, and project activities are efficient and effective. Angela joined WestEd in 2008 and is involved in various WestEd CPEI projects. Prior to joining WestEd, Angela worked for a local large CPA firm as a marketing administrative assistant.

Lynsay AlexanderLynsay Alexander
Lynsay coordinates the early care and education programs’ technical assistance assignment processes. She also supports the consultant community of practice webinars, newsletters and the various aspects of CIBC’s expanded services into family child care. Lynsay joins our team from the WestEd Lombard, IL office, where she worked for five years as a Project Coordinator for the Illinois KIDS Project.

Rosie CollinsRosie Collins
In her role as Program Assistant, Rosie maintains the CIBC website, internal databases and supports project communications. She also functions in the same capacity for various other projects and provides fiscal analysis and oversight for CPEI. Rosie joined WestEd in January 2015, having supported national security efforts for the previous 15 years.

rebecca-carreon-baileyRebecca Carreon-Bailey
Rebecca provides technical assistance consultation to family child care programs and partner agencies funded by CDE/EESD, including those participating in CA-QRIS. Consultation includes video-based reflection (i.e., reflective discussions of provider video clips) to inform the development of action plans that increase the capacity of family child care providers to provide inclusive early learning environments for children with disabilities, challenging behaviors, and other special needs.

Rebecca works with family child care providers in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

john-gilliesJohn Gillies
John provides technical assistance consultation to family child care programs and partner agencies funded by CDE/EESD, including those participating in CA-QRIS. Consultation includes video-based reflection (i.e., reflective discussions of provider video clips) to inform the development of action plans that increase the capacity of family child care providers to provide inclusive early learning environments for children with disabilities, challenging behaviors, and other special needs.

John works with family child care providers in Orange County.

maria-bautistaMaria Bautista
Maria provides technical assistance consultation to family child care programs and partner agencies funded by CDE/EESD, including those participating in CA-QRIS. Consultation includes video-based reflection (i.e., reflective discussions of provider video clips) to inform the development of action plans that increase the capacity of family child care providers to provide inclusive early learning environments for children with disabilities, challenging behaviors, and other special needs.

Maria works with family child care providers in Kern, Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Merced, Mariposa, and Kings counties.