County Executive and Council Appoints Family Services' Early Childhood Directors to Commission on Child Care

Date: Jul 16, 2014

Gaithersburg, MD – Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is proud to announce that two of their Early Childhood Directors - Nicole Queen, Administrative Director with Watch Me Grow Child Development Center and Barbara Warman, Program Manager for Discovery Station Early Head Start, have been appointed to Montgomery County’s Commission on Child Care.

Appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council, the commission’s role is to provide the County with advice on issues related to child care by bringing together a variety of stakeholders and experts in the child care and early childhood education field.

“It’s a great honor to serve the children, teachers and parents of our county,” said Nicole Queen, Administration Director for FSI’s Watch Me Grow Child Development Center. “I look forward to accomplishing great things over the next three years.”

As a group, the collective knowledge and expertise allows the 25-member commission to discuss, analyze and problem solve various child care issues and provide a comprehensive perspective for feedback, improvements and solutions to County officials and citizens. The commission also helps the County’s Department of Health and Human Services develop initiatives to help families meet their child care needs.

“I look forward to being a part of this dynamic and dedicated group after working side-by-side with them in my previous position with the Child Care Resource and Referral Center,” said Barbara Warman, Program Manager for Discovery Station Early Head Start. “I know from my experience that the Commission on Child Care has the ability to make important improvements for our county’s children and families and I want to be part of that effort.”

Members serve three-year terms, and comprises of parents, center and family child care providers, representatives from the business community, general public and government agencies with interests in child care. The full commission meets the third Wednesday of each month

For additional information about Watch Me Grow Child Development Center, Discovery Station Early Head Start or Family Services, Inc., please visit

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