Boards, Authorities and Commissions - Government - Fairfax County, Virginia

Purpose: To review human services needs and assess the effectiveness of the human services delivery system; to report annually on the conditions and effectiveness of the human services delivery system; to develop a more effective and efficient human services delivery system; to enhance coordination of services among human services providers, both public and private; to recommend annual service delivery goals, objectives, and priorities for human services organization, with consideration of the requirements of non-county funding sources; to develop and oversee a five-year long range comprehensive human services plan which establishes goals, objectives and priorities; to educate the community, in consultation with the Board of Supervisors, on human services; to review and transmit to the Board of Supervisors a program-oriented budget for human services; and to review the annual Capital Improvement Plan and provide appropriate comments to the Board of Supervisors.
Terms: 4 years
Number of Seats: 20
Membership: Twenty (20) members appointed and confirmed by the BOS, with two appointees by each member.
Meeting Info: Varies upon scheduling.
Staff Info: Jill Clark
Department of Neighborhood and Community Services
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Current Membership: Mr. Kevin H. Bell
Mr. Steven Bloom
Mr. Jeff Dannick
Mr. Robert L. Faherty
Mr. Christopher Falcon
Mr. Jerrold L. Foltz
Ms. Leah Ganssle, MSSW
Mr. Thomas G. Goodwin
Ms. Tianja D. Grant, MSW, CRS
Mr. William Kogler
Mr. Steven Lam
Mr. Martin Machowsky
Ms. Michele Menapace
Fatima Y. Mirza, Ph.D.
Gerald V. Poje, Ph.D.
Mr. Paul D. Thomas
Ms. Lanita R. Thweatt
Ms. Alis Wang
Dr. Patrice M. Winter