Oversight Commission on Children, Youths and Families

Pursuant to H.265 (Act 129) in 2022, the Oversight Commission on Children, Youths and Families was created. 

Membership

1. Member of the House - Representative Daniel Noyes

2. Member of the Senate - Senator Ginny Lyons

3. Member with professional expertise in childhood trauma, adverse childhood experiences, or child welfare, appointed by the Governor - Steve Dale

4. Executive Director of Racial Equity - Director Xusana Davis

5. Member of a child advocacy group, board, or commission appointed by the Speaker of the House - Amy Rose

6. Member of a child advocacy group, board, or commission, appointed by the Committee on Committees - Shela Linton

7. Member of a child advocacy group, board, or commission, appointed by the Governor - Laura Schaller

8. An adult who was in the custody of the Department for Children and Families within the past five years, who shall be appointed by the Vermont Foster and Adoptive Family Association - Nate Farnham

9. Relative caregiver of a child or youth involved in the child protection system, appointed by Vermont Kin as Parents - Lynn Messier

Meetings

Friday, September 9, 2022, 10:00 AM: Agenda, Video of Meeting, Minutes