Council for Children & Youth

Active Members

NameTerm Expiration
Dana Barnhart
December 31, 2024
Donna BergerDecember 31, 2022
Doug BishopDecember 31, 2024
Carolyn BladesDecember 31, 2024
Corey BowenDecember 31, 2024
Rena Marie BrooksDecember 31, 2024
Nicole Chase-PowellDecember 31, 2022
Judy CorchiarinoDecember 31, 2024
Jennifer CrossleyDecember 31, 2022
Dawn FraserDecember 31, 2024
Arielle HuettnerDecember 31, 2024
Eric JohnsonDecember 31, 2024
Mary Beth JohnsonDecember 31, 2024
Elizabeth MillerDecember 31, 2024
Angela PriceDecember 31, 2024
Jone TaylorDecember 31, 2022
Allen Williams, Jr.December 31, 2024
Allison WoodDecember 31, 2024


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)