Clarke County Division of Family and Children Services

  1. Residents Sought for 19 Positions on Seven Policy-Making Boards by Friday, July 8

    ACCGov is seeking qualified candidates to fill 19 volunteer positions on seven important policy-making boards. Applications are due by Fri., July 8 and are available online and in the Clerk of Commission's office. Read on...
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MEMBERS: 

TERM: 5 years - no limit

AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION: Georgia Laws § 49-3-1

MEETING INFORMATION

  • Regular meetings: Third Wednesday of every other month at 12:00 P.M.        (February, April, June, August, October and December)
  • Clarke County DFCS office at 284 North Avenue(Virtually as needed)
  • Special meetings:  determined at the time of call

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

The Board’s primary role is to be the link between the agency and the community. The role of local County DFCS Boards is a combination of advocacy, resource development, political activism, staff relations, customer service, and administrative functions. All of these are important to the Division and County Department.

REQUIREMENTS

  • All board appointments must be made from the following categories:

1. Pediatric health care providers;
2. Appropriate school personnel;
3. Emergency responders;
4. Law enforcement personnel;
5 Private child welfare service providers
6. Alumni of the child welfare system;
7. Mental health care providers;
8. Former foster parents; and
9. Leaders within the faith-based community.

MEMBERS
TERM EXPIRES
Kyle Semple06-30-2022
Shea Post06-30-2023
Rita Raines06-30-2024
Andrea Lingard06-30-2025
Algernon Acey06-30-2026
Gail Kurtz06-30-2026
Jeff Turner06-30-2026


METHOD OF APPOINTMENT
Mayor and Commission

CONTACT
Mary Barrett Yancey, Director
706-248-9776

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