2017 Board of Directors

Martha Duarte, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Alternative Family Services, Santa Rosa, CA

Gerald Nebeker, Ph.D., President, Rise, Inc., Orem, UT

Immediate Past President
Jodie Austin, President, KVC Nebraska, Omaha, NE

Mechele Pitt, MSSW, LICSW, LCSW,
CEO, Anu Family Services, Eau Claire, WI

Jermaine H. Johnson, MS, LMFT
, Executive Director, Youth for Tomorrow, Springfield, VA

Member, Executive Committee
Joe B. Lopez, MA,
Assistant Executive Director, Greater Hope Foundation, Barstow, CA

Chairperson, Council of Chapter Chairs
Lana Temple-Plotz, MS, Chief Program Officer,  Nebraska Children's Home Society, Omaha, NE

Board Members

Carolyn Bishop, LMSW, LCPAA, LCCA, Vice President of Texas Programs, Arrow Child and Family Ministries, Arlington, TX

Ray L. Culp,, Vice President of Foster Care & Community Programs, KidsPeace National Centers, Kingston, PA

Michael DiBrizzi, Chief Operating Officer, Camelot Community Care Inc., Clearwater, FL

Ryan Dowis
Chief Operating Officer/Vice President, Cornerstones of Care, Kansas City, MO

Steve Howe,Vice President of Services to Children, Families and Communities, The Children's Guild, Baltimore, MD

Consevella James, LCSW, MSW, Executive Director, Treatment Homes, Inc., Little Rock, AR

Beverly Johnson, LCSW, Director of Programs, Lilliput Families, Citrus Heights, CA

Treva R. Johnson, NC State Director, Omni Visions, Inc., Raleigh, NC

Timothy Kelley, MA, Director of Therapeutic Foster Care, Devereux Therapeutic Foster Care, Holden, MA

Brian J. Lynch, MSW, LCSW, CEO, Children's Community Programs of Connecticut, New Haven, CT

Susan J. Miklos, D.B.A., LSW, MSSA, Executive Director, The Bair Foundation, New Wilmington, PA

Viviane Ngwa, MSW, LCSW, Executive Director, National Youth Advocate Program, Chicago, IL

Jim Roberts, CEO/Executive Director, Family Care Network, Inc., San Luis Obispo, CA

Yvette Sanchez, MA, Chief Program Officer, The Children's Shelter, San Antonio, TX

Annette C. Trunzo, Director of Organizational Performance, Pressley Ridge, Pittsburgh, PA

Alexander X. Walker, Executive Director, Starting Point Carolina, Gastonia, NC

Jane Wintz, LISW-S, Chief Operating Officer Specialized Alternatives for Families &Youth (SAFY), Delphos, OH