State Interagency Coordinating Council


Welcome to Georgia's State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention Programs.

The mission of the Georgia State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) for Early Intervention programs is to advise the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and other agencies responsible for serving the families of infants and toddlers, birth to age three with developmental delays and disabilities, about providing an appropriate, family-centered, comprehensive service delivery system aimed at promoting optimal child development and family functioning.

Meeting Schedule

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the State Interagency Coordinating Council (SICC) will be held virtually via the Webex platform.The meeting and registration information is noted below:


Public Session: October 22, 2020 10:00am – 12:00pm  

Executive Session: October 23, 2020 10:00am – 12:00pm

To register for the public session, please click on the link below:



Written Comments:

If you would like to make a public comment about Babies Can’t Wait to the Council, Send written comments, clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENT” to Lisa Pennington, State Part C Coordinator: no later than the Wednesday before the meeting. Your comments will be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.


Council Members

Karen Young Lewis, Chair BCW, Cobb & Douglas Counties
Erica Glenn GA Dept of Education
Don Chaney Speech Therapy Services
Milagros J. Cordero, EdD ITTS for Children
Elaine Brown McIntosh Trail Early Childhood Dev Council
Cynthia Vail, PhD UGA- Dept of Comm Sciences & Special Ed
Lisa Pennington GA Dept of Public Health
Jan E. Stevenson GA Dept of Education
Tamara Wilson GA Dept of Community Health
Allison Setterlind GA Dept of Early Care and Learning
Jennie Couture, MEd  GA Dept of Early Care and Learning
Vacant GA Office of Insurance and Fire Safety Commission
Rep. Erica Thomas GA House of Representatives
Eric Jacobson GA Council on Developmental Disabilities
Heidi Evans, Phd Georgia PINES
Lori Jackson Parent to Parent of GA
Windy Scott Moody Air Force Base
Fozia Eskew GA AAP

For more information regarding the council and meetings, contact Lisa Pennington, State Part C Coordinator:

Page last updated 10/7/2020