Position: President and CEO

Location: Kansas City

Organization: The Family Conservancy

Paula Neth is currently the President and CEO of The Family Conservancy in Kansas City, which is a member agency in both the Kansas and Missouri Child Care Aware® networks. She has over 20 years of experience in child care resource and referral at both the state and local levels. Through her various roles in CCR&Rs, she brings experience in quality rating and improvement systems, management and support systems for local CCR&R agencies, professional development and career management systems for early childhood educators, public policy, as well as early childhood systems building through strategic partnerships. Neth also brings an understanding of working parents in the corporate setting from her time as the Family Programs Manager at Google, where she served as the global resource for employees, providing services and programs for their child care needs. Neth is a passionate and committed advocate of building strong systems for all families and their young children. Paula holds a master’s degree in  Elementary Education-Early Childhood Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.