Who We Are

Board of Directors

Are you interested in serving on our board?  Email  missie@4csiowa.com for more information and to request an application

Staff

Missie Forbes, Executive Director
Born and raised in Iowa City, Missie has years of experience in non-profit work and has a passion for making Iowa City the best place in the world to live. She is a University of Iowa alumni and is honored to lead the 4Cs Team in Johnson County and Washington County.

Email: missie@iowa4cs.com
Phone: 319-338-7684 ext. 102

Deb Eckhoff, Education & Training Coordinator
As Education & Training Coordinator, Deb works with child care providers who work in child development homes, child care centers, preschools and before-and-after school programs to meet their professional development requirements. She mentors providers who are working on obtaining their CDA credentials and other professional achievements. Establishing & maintaining partnership relationships with other local educational institutions & agencies is key to her responsibilities. Deb serves providers in Johnson and Washington counties.

Email: deb@iowa4cs.com
Phone: 319-338-7684 ext. 103

Traci Miller, Food Program Coordinator
Elisha Hamm, Food Program Assistant
Traci and Elisha support home-based programs that participate in the Child and Adult Food Program, which reimburses programs for serving nutritious meals.

Email: traci@iowa4cs.com
Phone: 319-338-7684 ext. 109

Email: elisha@iowa4cs.com
Phone: 319-338-7684 ext. 104

Terrie Doehrmann, Administrative Assistant
Terrie is responsible for Crisis Care, fingerprinting, and supports office activities for multiple programs.

Email: Assist@iowa4cs.com
Phone: 319-338-7684 ext. 101

Home Ties Child Care Center
Amanda Nelson, Interim Center Coordinator

Our center coordinator is responsible for the overall functioning of 4Cs Home Ties. Amanda provides support to the families participating in the program, leadership to the staff and ensures that the program meets all state licensing requirements.

Email: iowa4cshometies@yahoo.com
Phone: 319-341-0050