Our Leadership

Child Start is led by local business and organization leaders committed to prepare children for lifelong success. 

Teresa Rupp

Executive Director

Teresa Rupp has led Child Start as its Executive Director since 1983, driven by a desire to work in an organization that makes a positive difference in people’s lives and in the community.
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Glenda Wilcox

0-5 Early Childhood Program Director

Glenda Wilcox began her career at Child Start in 1980 and has served in a variety of positions from Home Visitor to Program Coordinator to Program Director.
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Tanya Bulluck

Early Childhood Connections Program Director

Tanya Bulluck has been with Child Start since 2014, becoming The Early Childhood Connections Program Director in 2019. 
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Tina Viramontez

Finance Director

Tina Viramontez has served as Child Start’s chief financial officer since 2008.
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Lee Meyer

Human Resources Director

Lee Meyer has been with Child Start since 2004, becoming Human Resources Director in 2006.
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Upcoming Events

Thu 12

Cultivating Compassionate Classrooms

December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 14

Basic Child Development Including Supervision

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat 14

KickStart 101

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm