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Who we are

mission statement

The Marion County Children’s Alliance mission is to improve the lives of Marion County children by providing resources which enable nonprofit organizations serving these children to operate more effectively and by providing safe, effective services of the highest quality.

About us

The Alliance Provides: 

Communication, collaboration and coordination among agencies and individuals who work with children and youths. A voice for children with local and state government representatives and agencies. Assistance to parents and youth to help secure needed resources and services.

You can connect with the Alliance through:

  • Monthly Meeting held on the first Wednesday of each month except July at 11:30 in the Marion County Sheriff’s Jail Administration Building.
  • Monthly Newsletter detailing the activities of children service providers and local organizations.
  • E-mail Information Exchange
  • Workgroups that identify problems and implement solutions for local issues.

partners in excellence


Barrett, Liner & Company
City of Ocala
Community Coalition Alliance
College of Central Florida
Department of Children & Families
Duke Energy
Florida Blue
Florida Dept. of Health in Marion County
Jenkins Auto Group

Kids Central, Inc.
Marion County Board of County Commissioners
Marion County Public Schools
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Radiology Associates of Ocala
Renasant Bank
Wells Fargo Bank


children champions

2002 Narvella Haynes
2003 Jim Bullock
2004 Shari Dlouhy
2005 Linda Foy
2006 Howard Moon
2007 Albert Malve
2008 Jim Copeland
2009 Alma and George Smith
2010 Cynthia Shuler
2011 Ed Dean
2012 Judge S. Sue Robbins
2013 Brad Rogers
2014 Diane Schofield
2015 Nancy Young
2016 Pastor John Delcamp
2017 Rondo Fernanadez

Dennis Baxley
Senator Florida State Senate

Rick Bedson
Chief Probation Officer
Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Lori Boring
Market President
Renasant Bank

Bill Chambers
Senior Adviser
Merrill Lynch

John Cooper
Chief Executive Officer
Kids Central Inc.

Bill D’Aiuto
Regional Managing Director
Dept. of Children & Families

Sheryll Goedert
Certified Public Accountant
Collier, Jerrigan & Goedert, PA

Greg Graham
Ocala Police Department

Scott Hackmyer
Community Volunteer

Dr. Heidi Maier
Marion County Public Schools


Pam Michell
Community Volunteer

Jim McCune
5th Judicial Circuit

Bob Moore
Chief Executive Officer
Munroe Regional Medical Center

Scott Quintel
United Way of Marion County

Randy Reynolds
Chief Probation Officer
Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Mary Sue Rich
City Council Member
Ocala City Council

Brad Rogers
Ocala Star Banner

Billy Woods
Marion County Sheriff’s Office


Carl Zalak
County Commissioner
Marion County Board of
County Commissioners

Our People

  • Beth McCall

    Executive Director

  • Nancy Castillo

    Nancy Castillo Prevention Coordinator Marion County Children’s Alliance Nancy Castillo graduated from…

  • Monica Bryant

    Monica Bryant Family Violence Prevention Coordinator Marion County Children’s Alliance Monica Bryant…

  • Hilary Jackson

    Hilary Jackson Marion County Children's Alliance     Email: hilary@mcchildrensalliance.org  Phone: (352)…

  • Christine Sandy

    Christine Sandy is the Workgroup Coordinator for  Building Better Dads for the…

  • Ire Bethea

    Ire Bethea is serving as a Community Outreach Specialist with Measure Up…

  • Patricia Reynolds-Biddines

    Patricia Reynolds-Biddines graduated with an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting, Rasmussen…