Council for Children & Youth

Members

Name
Term Expiration
Dana Barnhart
August 31, 2021
Scott Barnhart
August 31, 2021
Donna Berger
August 31, 2021
Doug Bishop
August 31, 2021
Elaine Butler
August 31, 2021
Iris Carter
August 31, 2021
Nicole Chase-Powell
August 31, 2021
Judy Corchiarino
August 31, 2021
Jennifer Crossley
August 31, 2021
Amy Cummins
August 31, 2021
Pennie Gill
August 31, 2021
Joe Grabis
August 31, 2021
Mary Beth Johnson
August 31, 2021
Elizabeth Miller
August 31, 2021
Chris Perkins
August 31, 2021
Angela Price
August 31, 2021
Jone Taylor
August 31, 2021
Julie Vallecillo
August 31, 2021


Purpose

In 1957, the State of Maryland passed legislation requiring all counties to establish Councils for Children and Youth.

The purpose of the council are:

  1. To identify the met and unmet educational, health, and social needs of children and their families.
  2. To assist in the organization of community resources to meet the needs of Queen Anne's County children and their families.
  3. To act as an advocate for children and their families.

Duties

  1. To identify, document, and communicate needs, resources, and priorities of children and youth in Queen Anne’s County and report to the Board of County Commissioners.
  2. To stimulate community awareness and understanding of the needs of children and youth and to renew interest and participate in meeting such needs effectively, and to assist families in knowing and obtaining information about children programs and services in Queen Anne’s County.
  3. To cooperate with other public and private agencies in finding ways to solve the challenges that face the children and youth in Queen Anne’s County for the purpose of identifying duplication's, inefficiencies, effectiveness of the programs, resources, and unmet needs.
  4. To maintain concern and to make provisions for the developmental needs of children and youth in Queen Anne’s County to include, but not limited to, the intellectual, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the youth.

By-laws (PDF)