It is the purpose of the Community Policy and Management Team to implement the Comprehensive Services Act as specified in Sections 2.1-745 through 2.1-759 of the Code of Virginia. The mission of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT) is to provide leadership in the development of new concepts and approaches in the provision of services to children, youth and families of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church. The primary focus of the CPMT is to lead the way to effective services to children already at risk of experiencing emotional/behavioral problems, especially those at risk or in need of out of home placements, and their families.
2 years for limited term members only (all others at-pleasure)
Number of Seats:
No more than twenty (20) members. Ten (10) members have legally mandated status under the Code of Virginia. Five (5) members are locally mandated by the Board of Supervisors. Five (5) members may be appointed by the Board of Supervisors on an optional basis. Of the twenty CPMT members, seven (7) are filled on a limited term basis by the Board of Supervisors. The following representatives are mandated under Virginia Code to serve as members:
- Director of Court Services for the Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court
- Director of the Department of Family Services
- Executive Director of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
- Director of the Department of Health
- Director of Special Education Services, Fairfax County Public Schools
- One (1) representative of the Falls Church City Public Schools
- One (1) human services representative appointed by the Fairfax City Council
- One (1) human services representative appointed by the Falls Church City Council
- One (1) representative of private service providers*
- One (1) parent representative who is not an employee of any public or private provider of
services to youth*
The following representatives are designated by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to serve as members:
- Deputy County Executive, Human Services
- Director of the Department of Administration for Human Services
- Director of the Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
- Director of Special Education Procedural Support, Fairfax County Public Schools
- Director of Intervention and Prevention Services, Fairfax County Public Schools
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors may at its option appoint the following members:
- One (1) representatives of private service providers*
- Up to three (3) parent representatives who are not employees of any public or private
provider of services to youth*
- One (1) community representative*
The seven (7) members identified by an asterisk (*) in Sections 2, 3, and 4 above shall serve limited term appointments. The term shall be for two (2) years and re-appointments may be made for additional consecutive terms upon approval by the CPMT and Board of Supervisors. The terms of private service provider representatives shall expire in alternating years. All jurisdictions shall be afforded the opportunity to nominate persons for limited term appointments. The Chair of the CPMT shall forward the CPMT's recommended nominee for membership to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors or other appointing authority for approval. The Chair may appoint a Nominating Committee to assist in obtaining nominations for the limited term members. Bylaws amended at the 10/16/12 Board Meeting.
4th Friday of each month @ Fairfax County Government Center, Room 232 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Department of Family Services - Children's Services Act
Gloria Addo-Ayensu, M.D.
Ms. Staci Jones Alexander
Ms. Louise H. Armitage
Mr. Robert Bermingham
Ms. Nannette Bowler
Ms. Katherine Caffrey
Ms. Tisha Deeghan
Ms. Deborah Evans
Ms. Jessie A. Georges
Ms. Elizabeth Germer
Ms. Kelly Henderson
Ms. Teresa Johnson
Richard Leichtweis, Ph.D.
Mr. Chris Leonard
MaryAnn Panarelli, Ph.D.
Ms. Lee Ann Pender
Jane Strong, Ph.D.
Ms. Nancy Vincent