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"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together"

Vincent van Gogh

Meet the Team: Quote
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Currently in transition


Head Start Director

Experienced and dedicated to the ABCD mission, Jennifer Hurlburt is an invaluable member of the team who concentrates her efforts in making sure that the 13 ABCD centers work like clockwork in their delivery of services.

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Director of Development

Susan Dingee brings years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. She uses her grant writing skills to secure funding and promote ABCD.


Director of Human Resources

Jayme Perkins supports ABCD staff by ensuring optimal recruiting, screening, interviewing, and the placing of staff. She is in charge of employee relations, payroll, benefits, and HR specific training.

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Jessica Braun is a CPA that supports ABCD in the creation of realistic center budgets with a focus on a sustainable future. She works diligently to avoid information silos and to improve all aspects of ABCD.

John Collen

Director of Information Technology

John Collen brings a wealth of diverse life experiences together to make everyone feel less anxious with technology. His primary goal is to make everyone utilize technology to their full potential. "Fish or fishing pole" is his Motto. Do you want it fixed or know how to fix it yourself?

Meet the Team: Meet the Team
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Dean Malagrida

Director of Facilities

This is us now
Match the "baby pictures" to our present selves if you can!

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"None of us is as smart as all of us"

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