Next Full LCCFC Council Meeting – October 3, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at the Lorain County Administration Building, 226 Middle Avenue, 4th Floor, Elyria, Ohio 44035 Minutes from the meeting on June 6, 2019 are pending approval Minutes from meeting on 2/7/19.
Next LCCFC Budget and Finance Committee Meeting – September 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lorain County Administration Building, 4th Floor, 226 Middle Avenue, Elyria, Ohio 44035 (Room E) Minutes from the meeting on 4/30/19 Minutes from the meeting on 6/12/19 are pending approval
Next LCCFC Executive Committee Meeting –
To Be Set
Minutes from Executive Committee Meeting on 4/4/19 are pending
Lorain County Children and Families Council (LCCFC) is a department of Lorain County Board of Commissioners and acts as the administrative agent and contract manager for multiple state grants. As a department, LCCFC is responsible for managing grants allocated from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, the Ohio Children's Trust Fund, and Lorain County Job and Family Services. These grants help achieve the Ohio Family and Children First’s purpose at the local level by improving child well-being as defined in the Ohio Revised Code, Section 121.37.
The LCCFC Board is a council of mandated local government human service system leaders whose purpose is to streamline and coordinate existing government services for families seeking services for their children. Their work enhances the well-being of Lorain County’s children and families by building community capacity, coordinating systems and services, and engaging families. In line with the vision of Ohio Family and Children First, LCCFC’s vision is for every child and family in Lorain County to thrive and succeed within a healthy community.
2019 Council Board Executive Committee:
Jody Barilla, Chair, Court Administrator, Lorain county Domestic Relations Court
Vice Chair, Vacant
Elaine Georgas, Council Secretary, Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board
Amber Fisher, Superintendent, Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Dr. Kathleen Kern, Director, Lorain County Board of Mental Health
TBD, Lorain City Schools
Karen McIlwaine, Council Parent Rep
Franco Gallo, County Superintendent, Educational Service Center
Chase Ritenauer, Mayor, City of Lorain
Barb Tamas, Director, Lorain County Jobs and Family Services
Susan Shepard, Council Parent Rep
Jim Cordes, County Administrator, Lorain County Commissioners
Rebecca Visnyai, Council Parent Rep
Natalie Trachsel, Ohio Department of Youth Services
Dan Haight, CFO, The LCADA Way
Dave Covell, Health Commissioner, Lorain County General Health District
Jody Barilla, Administrator, Lorain County Juvenile Court
Jackie Boehnlein, CEO, Lorain County Community Action Agency
The review was made in reference to the applicable sections of legislative criteria, as reflected by the Ohio Constitution, and the Ohio Revised Code (ORC), policies, procedures and guidelines of the Auditor of State, regulations and grant requirements. The LCC&FC is responsible for compliance with these laws and regulations. For details about the Ohio State Auditor Review, please visit www.ohioauditor.gov.
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