Board of Trustees
Mission: The Council shall provide the necessary means - by collaborating, coordinating and advocating for services - to assist children and families to achieve their potential.
Vision: Clark County is a place where families, children, and adults live in safe, healthy neighborhoods, value each other, and succeed in school, the workplace, and life.
Slogan: Achieving the Possibilities
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The Clark County Family and Children First Council meets four times each year. Meeting are held in March, May, September and November. The current schedule is:
- March 9, 2022
- May 11, 2022
- September 14, 2022
- November 9, 2022
Meetings are held at the Clark County ESC, 4170 Alium Court, Springfield, OH 45505. Meetings convene at 3:30 pm and adjourn by 4:30pm.
Meetings are open to the public and all who support the Mission and Vision of the Council are welcome to attend.
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The Clark County Family and Children First Council Board of Trustees for 2022 includes:
President, Dr. Robert Hill, Superintenent, Springfield City School District
Vice President, Dr. Greta Mayer, CEO, Mental Health Recovery Board of Clark,Greene, and Madison Counties
Secretary, Charles Patterson, Health Commissioner, Clark County Combined Health District
Treasurer, Virginia Martycz, Director Clark County Job & Family Services
Other Board Members
Anita Biles, Director of Health & Nutrition, Miami Valley Child Development Centers, Inc.
Melanie Bender, Ashley Harris and Jennifer Taft Young, Family Representatives
William Bagnola, Superintendent, Developmental Disabilities of Clark County
Becky Carden, Springfield City Community Development
Patrice Edwards, Junior Parole Officer, SW Region Ohio Department of Youth Services
Melanie Wilt, Commissioner, Board of Clark County Commissioners
Kerry Pedraza, Executive Director, United Way of Clark, Champaign, & Madison Counties
Dan Bennett, Superintendent ESC, representing County schools
Denise Estep, Deputy Director, Family & Children Services, JFS
Judge Katrine Lancaster, Judge, Clark County Juvenile Court