Board Members

MaDonna Princer

Executive Director Head Start for Kent County, Inc.

MaDonna Princer, Executive Director, is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Masters of Art in Educational Leadership, a Bachelors of Science in Social Work with a minor in Family and Child Development, and a 2004 graduate of the UCLA – Johnson & Johnson Head Start Management Fellows Program. She is very active in the Early Childhood community and represents early childhood interests within her county and participates on many State and National committees.

Kari Clark

Program Director Head Start for Kent County, Inc.

Kari Clark joined Head Start for Kent County in October 2005. She holds a Master of Management, with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor of Arts, with  a Major in Language Arts and Minor in Early Childhood Education (ZA Endorsement) from Aquinas College. Kari has spent her career supervising and managing high quality early childhood education. She has been a member of WMiAEYC Board since 2010 as a representative for Head Start and now serves as Secretary for the board. She has had the opportunity to attend seminars and workshops, obtain membership in NAEYC, and facilitate professional development which all have been beneficial in building her career here at Head Start for Kent County.

Board Members


Joann Hoganson

Director of Community Wellness
Kent County Health Department

Vice President

Kristy Greenberg

Senior Attorney
MoginRubin LLP


Tammy Smith

RDV Corporation

Rudy Gutierrez

Community Probation Officer
County Courthouse
17th Judicial Circuit Court
Family Division

Brian Hofstra

VP, Relationship Banking
Chemical Bank

Oogie LaMar

Director of Adult Education
Kent ISD

Lauren Stanton


Dean Pacific

Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP

Fabiola Tenorio

Parent & President of the HS4KC Parent Policy Council

Linda Pickett

Associate Professor
Early Childhood Education
Grand Valley State University

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