MEDIA ADVISORY                                                               FURTHER INFORMATION:
February 22, 2000                                                                                                                                     Patricia Harris-Morehead (615) 313-4707

NASHVILLE-- The fifth meeting of Governor Don Sundquist's Committee on Child Care is scheduled for:

Thursday, February 24, 2000
7:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
Legislative Plaza
Suite 12/14

The committee is charged with assisting the Governor and the Tennessee Department of Human Services (DHS) in conducting a comprehensive review of the state's child care system.

Members of the Governor's Committee on Child Care include:

1.   Senator John Ford
2.   Senator Douglas Henry
3.   Senator Curtis Person
4.   Representative Lois DeBerry
5.   Representative Carol Chumney
6.   Representative John Deberry, Jr.
7.   Representative Joe Fowlkes
8.   Representative Page Walley
9.   Commissioner Mike Magill
      Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development
10. Commissioner Natasha Metcalf
      Tennessee Department of Human Services
11. Assistant Commissioner Ed Lake
      Tennessee Department of Human Services
12. Jan Bushing, Director, School-based Support Services
      Tennessee Department of Education
13. Velvet Hunter, Deputy Director, Office of Contracts Review
      Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
14. Kay Montgomery, Manager, Office of Program Accountability
      Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration

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