Early Childhood Council of Larimer County’s CEO, Christina Taylor, was recently recognized in BizWest’s Notable Women in Nonprofits, 2021.
As noted by her nominators (ECCLC Board President Mims Harris, Operations and Finance Director Lauren Powers, and Communications and Development Director Julie Grawe), Taylor’s accomplishments include:
- Expanding collaborations with county offices, city agencies, Larimer County’s three school districts, and other key nonprofits.
- Leading the creation of multiple initiatives including Larimer Thrive by Five, ECE Recovery Task Force, Larimer Child Care Connect, and the EAP for providers.
- Keeping ECE and child care at the forefront of COVID-19 response and recovery, and implementing COVID-19 emergency services, including a FEMA distribution site for baby supplies, coordinating distribution of cleaning and PPE supplies to ECE programs, and securing sustainability grant funding to keep ECE programs open.
“Christina leads by example and inspires the best of her staff by creating a supportive, strengths-based environment filled with humor, passion, and humility. She fosters collaboration and has boosted employee morale and benefits while promoting flexibility and community involvement. Christina is a visionary leader,” the nominators said.