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Gretchen Anderson, Ph.D.
Dr. Gretchen Anderson has been a consultant on the design development and/or childcare planning of eight childcare center projects. She has also provided technical consultant services to clients ranging from local capacity building, organizational development, and small business start-up to interpersonal relations and effective communication training. A pioneer in the field, Gretchen was the founding CEO of two non-profit business alliances focused on employer-supported childcare. She was a founding member of the City of Los Angeles Child Care Advisory Board and the California Child Care Coordinators Network. Dr. Anderson just completed nine years as Dean of the Social Sciences Division at Pasadena City College and is now the Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently, Gretchen also serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the College and University Work/Family Association (CUWFA).
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Dianne Philibosian, Ph.D.
Dr. Dianne Philibosian has had a thirty-year career as a professor and administrator in higher education. She currently serves as a Regent of the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where she served as the Director of the Head Start Leadership Development Program for the south 62 counties of Illinois during the early seventies.

In addition to her academic experience, she is very active in the childcare community and serves as a Governor's appointee to the State of California Child Development Policy Advisory Committee and many other public and community service boards. She has been an active advocate for high quality childcare as she participates in the formulation of legislation and works closely with local elected officials. Dr. Philibosian is also frequently sought out as a speaker on the issue of organizational strategies for employer-supported childcare. She has developed childcare centers, established non-profit corporations, and has consulted throughout the U.S., Mexico, Japan and Guam in the area of childcare curriculum.

She is the co-author of
Removing Barriers to Child Care Development as well a variety of articles and conference presentations for local, state, national and international organizations on a broad spectrum of topics from child care development to methods of using play, storytelling, and children's literature.

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