Family Links - Meet the Staff

    • Lise Black, Administrator and Great Start Collaboration (GSC) Director
    • Teresa Klan, Program Supervisor
    • Gwen Doneruse, Program Secretary

    Family Educators and their locations
    Family Educators are certified in Parents as Teachers curriculum. Parents of children prenatal to school entry are encouraged to contact their local family educator to learn more about the full opportunity to give their child a GREAT START and meet their full potential.

    Main Number Gwen Doneruse 269-539-5214
    Bangor Kevin Merrell  
    Bloomingdale/Pullman/Gobles Mary Potts 269-521-3956
    Covert    Ada Darling 269-764-3729
    Decatur/ Lawrence Sofia Acevedo 269-423-6912
    Lawton Mary Rivas 269-624-7536
    Mattawan/Paw Paw Susan Gendron 269-668-3361 ext.1635
    South Haven Sonya DeVary
    Program Supervisor Teresa Klan 269-539-5222
    Program Director Lise Black 269-539-5207
    Services are available in all school districts. Family educators may not have an office in the home district.