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Children and Family Services Board

MMBR Liaison: Meka Beacham

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
Ordinance No. 95-3, adopted March 7, 1995, renamed the Parental Home Commission the Children and Family Services Board. Resolution No. 95-M-15, also adopted March 7, 1995, dissolved the Children, Youth and Family Services Advisory Board. On September 19, 1995, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance No. 95-29 which increased the membership to 13. On December 17, 1996, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance No. 96-41 revising the purposes of the board and amending and clarifying the powers and duties of the board. On March 17, 1998, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance No. 98-09 which increased the membership to 15 to provide for the appointment of two honorary, non-voting members. On May 22, 2001, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance No. 2001-13 revising the powers and duties of the Children and Family Services Board and changing the membership of the board.
Membership:
Thirteen members: One (1) County Commissioner to be appointed by the County Mayor and twelve (12) at large citizen residents of the County.
Member Types:
  • 12 At Large Representative
  • 1 County Commissioner
Term Length: 2 Years
Powers and Duties:
Powers and Duties: 1) To assist the county in obtaining donations to benefit the children of Great Oaks Village and other programs of the county operated by the Youth and Family Services Division. 2) To advise the Board of County Commissioners with respect to all gifts, real or personal property, testamentary or inter vivos, donated to the county for the specific benefit of the children that are living at Great Oaks Village or other residential facilities and programs operated by the county under the division. 3) To advise the Board of County Commissioners and the County Administrator regarding the provision of services to children, youth and families by the Youth and Family Services Division. 4) To advocate for children and families in Orange County, especially those who require the services of the division.
Meetings:
Last Monday of every other month (F, A, J, A, O, D) at 12:00 p.m., Great Oaks Village Training Room, 1768 E. Michigan Street, Orlando, FL

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Barbara Williams
Manager
Youth and Family Services Division
(407) 836-8168

Last Revised: 3/21/2023

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
James C. DeMark At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Dr. Dominique L. DeVeaux At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Mary Rebekah Fritz-Gonzalez At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Samara Jules At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Sarah L. McArthur At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Helga M. Mejia At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Willie J. Montague At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Janae Nicole Moore At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Stephanie Neves At Large Representative 12/31/2024
Marsha Robbins At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Shaniqua Rose At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Traci L. Smith-Kimes At Large Representative 12/31/2025
Com. Nicole H. Wilson County Commissioner 12/31/2024

No vacancies at this time. Please check back later.

February 26, 2024

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda (2-26-2024).docx

October 30, 2023

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda (10-30-2023).docx
  • Minutes - CFSB Meeting Minutes on 10-30-2023 (D) Reviewed by S. Upson.doc (Draft)*

August 28, 2023

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda (08-28-2023).docx
  • Minutes - CFSB Meeting Minutes on 08-28-2023(A).doc

June 26, 2023

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda on 06-26-2023.docx
  • Minutes - CFSB meeting Minutes on 06-26-2023(A).doc

April 24, 2023

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda on 04-24-2023.docx
  • Minutes - CFSB meeting Minutes on 04-24-2023(A).doc

February 27, 2023

  • Agenda - CFSB Agenda on 02-27-2023.docx
  • Minutes - CFSB meeting Minutes on 02-27-2023(A).doc


*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.