Meet Our Team

Introducing our team of dedicated professionals

Beth Carlton, Executive Director

Beth started as a Food Program Specialist with Child Care Links in 2005. She began directing the agency in 2016. She is responsible for the administration of all Child Care Links programs.

Beth enjoys spending time with her family and when she is not working, you might find her at the Beach!



Ally Perez, Food Program Specialist

Ally keeps us on our toes! She joined Child Care Links in 2015 after running a home child care business for four years.

Ally is married with one son. They have two beautiful German Shepherds and many chickens. The Perez family owns a local small business and enjoys working there together.

When Ally isn’t working she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working on her little farm house, being outdoors, watching her son play baseball, church activities and making people laugh.

Kathy Kappenman, Food Program Specialist

Kathy has been with Child Care Links since 2009. She was a child care provider over 20 years prior to joining our team.

Kathy and her husband Ralph, have two grown sons, a dog named Hank and two grandsons that she enjoys spoiling as often as she can!


Eileen Sanchez, Agency Assistant

Eileen is the cheerful assistant that greets you when you call or visit our office. She joined Child Care Links in 2011 to provide assistance to the CACFP Specialists and Director.

Eileen provided care to children for over 17 years in her home prior to joining our team. Eileen is married with three grown daughters.