Council for Children & Youth

Members

Name
Term Expiration
Dana Barnhart
December 31, 2019
Scott Barnhart
December 31, 2021
Donna Berger
December 31, 2021
Doug Bishop
December 31, 2021
Carolyn BladesDecember 31, 2021
Joan BrooksDecember 31, 2021
Dorothy CarpenterDecember 31, 2021
Iris Carter
December 31, 2021
Nicole Chase-Powell
December 31, 2021
Judy Corchiarino
December 31, 2021
Jennifer Crossley
December 31, 2021
Amy Cummins
December 31, 2021
Dawn FraserDecember 31, 2021
Pennie Gill
December 31, 2021
Joe Grabis
December 31, 2021
Eric JohnsonDecember 31, 2021
Mary Beth Johnson
December 31, 2021
Elizabeth Miller
December 31, 2021
Chris Perkins
December 31, 2021
Angela Price
December 31, 2021
Jone Taylor
December 31, 2021
Julie Vallecillo
December 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)