President and CEO
Since 2005, Dr. Eric Schindler has been the President and Chief Executive Officer for Child & Family Resources, Inc. Dr. Schindler received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona in 1982. After internship training in child and family psychology at U.C. Davis, and postdoctoral training in pediatric psychology in Chicago, he has spent over 30 years working in Tucson community settings as an administrator, director, teacher and practitioner. A licensed psychologist since 1984, he also served as an adjunct instructor in Family Studies at the University of Arizona for many years.
Previously, Dr. Schindler served for nine years as the Director of Clinical Services for La Frontera Center, Inc., a comprehensive community behavioral healthcare organization, where he was also the Director of Training for the APA approved Southern Arizona Psychology Internship Consortium. He maintained a private practice in psychotherapy for 20 years prior to assuming the leadership of Child & Family Resources.
Eric has had ongoing community service as a board member and/or officer for various community and professional organizations including Planned Parenthood of Arizona, Child Welfare League of America, Southern Arizona Psychological Association, Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, and Non-Profit Executives Together.
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Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Connie brings over 21 years of non-profit financial management experience and expertise to Child & Family Resources, Inc. In this role, Connie directs all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, interface with the financial community, financial analysis, and monitoring of financial performance.
Prior to joining Child & Family Resources, Inc., Connie held various challenging positions including Director of Finance and Site Development with Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona, Vice President with Goodwill Industries of South Central California and as a business owner of a Farmers Insurance Agency.
Connie holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Delaware.
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Chief Administrative Officer
Tammy Cormier holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and has more than 15 years experience as a director of human resources for national nonprofit and human services agencies. She is a member of the American Society for Training and Development and the Society for Human Resource Management. Tammy has a PHR designation and is a certified trainer for Extended DISC.
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Vice President for Early Care and Education Programs
Diane has over 25 years experience in both direct service and program administration of early childhood programs. She has experience as a teacher, childcare center director, trainer/consultant, and regional director for a national childcare corporation. Diane serves on the Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition Board, the Professional Development committee for United Way's Impact Council, the First Things First T.E.A.C.H. Advisory Board, is an active member in the Southern Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children, and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tucson Nursery School and Child Care Centers, a non -profit center in Tucson. She is a certified trainer for the Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC).
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Vice President for Family and Community Services
Julie is a bilingual, Hispanic woman with experience in prevention and behavioral health programs. As Vice President and a Licensed Professional Counselor, Julie has lead programs to be thriving, multi-million dollar, statewide operations. Julie has earned an excellent reputation in non-profit management, program development, clinical management, and employee and leadership development. Part of Julie’s success is due to her relentless drive to develop team members and implement proven effective evidence based strategies.
Previously, Julie served as the Administrator for a children’s residential program where she dramatically improved the outcomes of the program. Julie had sole responsibility for the day-to-day operations, selection and development of the team members, and both clinical and financial matters. She improved the quality of care and financial stability, by emphasizing the competency of staff, implementation of positive strategies, and the use of outcome tools to prove efficacy.
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