Next LCCFC Special Council Meeting to review our Shared Plan –
To Be Determined at the Lorain County Administration Building, 4th Floor, 226 Middle Avenue, Elyria, Ohio 44035 (Room A)
Meeting on January 30, 2020 did not occur due to a lack of quorum
Minutes from the meeting on 11/25/19 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
Barb Tamas, Vice Chair, Director, Lorain County Department of Job and Family Services
Elaine Georgas, Council Secretary, Interim Director, Lorain County Mental Health and Addiction Services Board
Amber Fisher, Superintendent, Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities
TBD, Lorain City Schools
Karen McIlwaine, Council Parent Rep
Franco Gallo, County Superintendent, Educational Service Center
Melissa Barnhart, Representative of the 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
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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