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Family and Children First Council - FCFC
STATUTE:  Ohio Revised Code 121.37 and BCC Resolution 95-1606
* For more information on the Ohio Revised Code visit
FUNCTION: Governance structured designed to speak for the collective human service need of the citizens of Montgomery County

MEETINGS:  Third Friday of selected months, 10:00 AM

CONTACT:  Tom Kelley, Director Office of Family and Children First
                       451 W Third St
                       Dayton, OH 45422
TERM LENGTH: Mandated members - ongoing; Group reps - 2 year term; At-large members - 3 year terms

COMPOSITION: Currently thirty-six members: Fourteen mandated by ORC 121.37 - five are chosen by the groups they represent; seventeen elected by Council
Name * Expiration Date Terms
  McGarry, Douglas   12/31/2018   1
  Bullard, Gayle   Term of Office/Position   1
  Garrison, Richard   Term of Office/Position   1
  Jones-Kelley, Helen   Term of Office/Position   1
  DePalma, Frank   12/31/2016   3
  Bucklew, Bryan   12/31/2018   1
  Mims, Jr., Jeffrey   Term of Office/Position   1
  Plummer, Phil   12/31/2018   1
  Melin, David   12/31/2018   1
  Meadows, Charles   12/31/2018   1
  Lewis, Larry   Term of Office/Position   3
  Downing, Debra   Term of Office/Position   1
  Rosenbauer, Mari Jo   12/31/2016   2
  Maultsby, J. Thomas   Term of Office/Position  
  Caperna, Susan   12/31/2016   2
  Burns, Mary   Term of Office/Position   5
  Dodge, Judy   Term of Office/Position  
  Gross, James   Term of Office/Position   1
  Feldman, Deborah A.   12/31/2018   1
  Albers, Pam   12/31/2049   1
  Banks, Nancy   Term of Office/Position   1
  Dare, James   12/31/2018   1
  Cole, James   12/31/2018   1
  Ward, Lori   Term of Office/Position   1
* For purposes of this database, current expiration dates are updated for county commission appointees only