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

Purpose: To act as an advisory body to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and Director of Family Services regarding programs, projects and resources concerning the low-income populations of the county.
Terms: 3 years
Number of Seats: 30
Membership: Thirty (30) members: Appointed: Ten (10) members - one representative appointed by each of the ten members of the Board of Supervisors. Elected: Nine (9) members - elected low-income population target areas - three each from north, central and south regions. Representatives must reside in region from which they are elected. Confirmed: Ten (10) members from community organizations; and One (1) Fairfax County Head Start representative.
Meeting Info: The 1st Tuesday of the month in room 9 and 10 of the Government Center.
Staff Info: John Ruthinoski
Department of Family Services
Board Website:
Current Membership: Mr. Abdalla M. Abdalla
Mr. Virgil Bodeen
Ms. Jennifer Read Campbell
Ms. Melandee Jones Canady
Ms. Valerie C. Cuffee
Mr. Douglas Dane
Mr. Jim Edwards-Hewitt
Ms. Elethia
Ms. Donita K. Hines
Mr. Morgan Jameson
Ms. Michelle C. Jefferson
Mr. Michael Mahrer
Ms. Marcia E. McDevitt
Mr. Ken McMillon
Ms. Michele Menapace
Mr. Adam Parnes
Ms. Dipti Pidikiti-Smith
Ms. Tiffany Pryce
Mr. Philip E. Rosenthal
Ms. Verena Yvonne Sample
Ms. Lanita R. Thweatt
Ms. Beth Tudan
Mr. Willie Williams
Ms. Alice Yam
Ms. Shari Zamarra
Mr. Benjamin Zuhl