Successful Children and Youth Policy Team

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
703-324-1762 TTY 711
12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Marla Zometsky
Prevention Manager

* Members

First convened in May 2013, the SCYPT is comprised of leaders from multiple sectors within Fairfax County. The team’s role is to set community-wide goals and priorities for public policy as it relates to children, youth and families.

Membership on the team is divided among representatives from Fairfax County Government, Fairfax County Public Schools and the community.

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Rodney Lusk
Board of Supervisors
Lee District

Dalia Palchik
Board of Supervisors
Providence District

Chris Leonard
Deputy County Executive

Thomas Arnold
Deputy County Executive

Karla Bruce
Chief Equity Officer

Gloria Addo-Ayensu
Department of Health

Michael Becketts
Department of Family Services

Matt Thompson
Director, Court Services
Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

Kevin Davis
Chief of Police
Police Department

Jessica Hudson
Public Library

Lloyd Tucker
Neighborhood and Community Services

Daryl Washington
Executive Director
Community Services Board

Megan McLaughlin
School Board Member
Braddock District

Elaine Tholen
School Board Member
Dranesville District

Frances Ivey
Deputy Superintendent

Nardos King
Interim Chief Equity Officer

Terri Edmunds-Heard
Assistant Superintendent
Special Services

Nicole Lehman
Chantilly High School

Chuck Fanshaw
Interim Assistant Superintendent
Facilities and Transportation Services

Sloan Presidio
Chief Academic Officer

Michael Axler
Interim Director
Intervention and Prevention Services

Douglas Tyson
Assistant Superintendent
Region 1

Leslie Atkins
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington: Fairfax Region
(Out of School Time Sector)

George Becerra
FCPS Minority Student Achievement Oversight Committee

Telaekah Brooks
Venture Philanthropy Partners
(Philanthropy Sector)

Judith Dittman
Executive Director
Second Story
(Non-Profit Sector)

Alicia Doe
Fairfax County Head Start Policy Council
(Families Sector)

Ingrid Guerra-López
Dean, College of Education and Human Development
George Mason University
(Higher Education Sector)

Kelly Henderson
Family Representative
Northern Virginia Family Network 
(Families Sector)

Diane Mucci
Provost, Annandale Campus
Northern Virginia Community College
(Higher Education Sector)

Victor Hoskins
President and CEO
Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
(Business Sector)

Rick Leichtweis
Senior Director, Kellar Center
Inova Health System
(Health Care Sector)

Diane Volcansek
Executive Director
Northern Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children
(Early Childhood Sector)

Ashley Shuler
NAACP Fairfax County Chapter
(Equity Advocacy Sector)

Paul Thomas
Fairfax County Human Services Council

Jenna White
Fairfax County Council of PTAs
(Families Sector)

Vernon Walton
Senior Pastor 
First Baptist Church of Vienna
(Faith-Based Sector)

Fairfax Virtual Assistant