High Quality Early Care and Education

Concord Child Care Center, Inc



Board of Directors


Parent Advisory Committee



Brenda Brown, Executive Director


MA in Education, Leadership in Early Childhood. Program Director Permit

Brenda began working for Concord Child Care Center in 1984 as a preschool teacher. In 1998 she became the supervisor for the Infant and Toddler program. She has been the Executive Director since 2012. Brenda also serves on the board of the Local Planning Council (LPC) for Early Childhood and is on the state board for California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA).

Adriana Morales Gomez, Supervisor -- SA/MPS


BA in Humanistic Studies (Child Development) Site Supervisor Permit

Adriana began working for the infant toddler program in 1991 and became the Supervisor for the Morning Preschool and School-Age program in 2008. Adriana is bi-lingual in English and Spanish.

Renata Linkowski, Supervisor -- Toddler Program


BA in Early Childhood Education

Site Supervisor Permit

Renata began working for the infant toddler center in 1999. Prior to that she worked in ECE for Head Start programs and was a K-3 teacher in her native Poland. She became Site Supervisor of the Toddler Program in 2012. Renata is bi-lingual in English and Polish, and a little bit of Russian.

Gabriela Rowland, Supervisor -- Full-Day Preschool


BA in Early Childhood Education

Site Supervisor Permit

Gabriela was a preschool teacher for Concord Child Care Center from 1991 to 2007 when she left to be an active stay-at-home mom. She returned in 2014 as Site Supervisor of the Full-Day Preschool.  Gabriela is bilingual in English and Spanish and speaks a bit of Italian.

Lillian Lopez , Family Services Coordinator


Lillian runs the front office as the Family Services Coordinator in 2016. She has extensive experience in customer service and is bi-linugual in English and Spanish to better serve our families. 

Melva Fung, Fiscal Services



Certified Public Accountant

Melva works part-time and began in 2014 at Concord Child Care Center. Melva is responsible for the fiscal services. 

Board of Directors


Karen Lassell - President

Judy Waggoner - Treasurer

Brenda Dueñas- Secretary

Sally LoGrasso - Member

Positions Available

Currently seeking interested individuals who would like to offer board member service to support the children, families and staff of Concord Child Care Center, Inc. 

When a Board seat is vacant, prospective Board members may be recommended by others or may apply on their own. A review board interviews candidates and makes recommendations to the full Board regarding their appointment

Interested individuals can send email to: CCCCBoard@concordchildcare.org

Meetings and Activities

The Board of Directors is comprised of 5-8 members who are responsible for governance of the Concord Child Care Center. Board members come from widely diverse backgrounds within the community. They bring with them a wealth of varied expertise, giving the Board a broad perspective in providing direction to our agency and overseeing our programs. 

The Board meets up to 10 times a year,  usually the third Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Ad Hoc committees may be created and meet as needed for a specific purpose.

Parent Advisory Council

The Parent  Advisory Council (PAC) makes recommendations to the Administration and Board of Directors. They assist at the monthly parent meetings and represent the enrolled families of each program. The PAC consists of parents currently participating in our programs. PAC officers are elected at the first parent meeting in the fall of each school year. Parents may participate ​on the Policy Council if they have children enrolled in the Head Start/Early Head Start program.

Current Officers for 2019-2020

  • President - Erica Silva
  • Vice President - Amanda Russell
  • Secretary - Ivonne Huerta Telles
  • Assistant Secretary - Maria Socorro Rodriguez
  • Parliamentarian - Guadalupe Cruz
  • Policy Council Representative - Lucia Gutierrez