Board of Trustees 

In 2004 the Clark County Family and Children First Council Board of Trustees adopted the following Mission and Vision and Slogan

Mission:  The Council shall provide the necessary means - by collaborating, coordinating and advocating for services - to assist children and families to achieve their potential.

Vision:  Clark County is a place where families, children, and adults live in safe, healthy neighborhoods, value each other, and succeed in school, the workplace, and life.

Slogan:  Achieving the Possibilities

Read our By-laws

Meeting Schedule

The Clark County Family and Children First Council meets four times each year.  Meeting are held in March, May, September and November.  The current schedule is:

  • March 28, 2017
  • May 23, 2017
  • September 26, 2017
  • November 21, 2017

Meetings are held at the Combined Health District office on East Home Road.  Meetings convene at 7:30 AM and adjourn by 9:00 AM.  

Meetings are open to the public and all who support the Mission and Vision of the Council are welcome to attend.

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The Clark County Family and Children First Council Board of Trustees for 2017 includes:


President, Pam Meermans, Deputy Director, Family & Children Services, JFS

Vice President, Dr. Robert Hill, Superintendent, Springfleld City School District

Secretary, Dr. Greta Mayer, CEO Mental Health Recovery Board of Clark, Greene and Madison Counties

Treasurer, Jennifer Rousculp-Miller, Superintendent, Developmental Disabilities of Clark County

Other Board Members

Dayvena Chesney, COO, President & CEO, Miami Valley Child Development Centers, Inc.

Elaine Sachetti, Garnet Holliday, and Teena Siebold, Family Representatives

Charles Patterson, Health Commissioner, Clark County Combined Health District

Becky Carden, Springfield City Community Development

Larry Lewis, Regional Administrator, Ohio Department of Youth Services

Rick Lohnes, Commissioner, Board of Clark County Commissioners

Kerry Pedraza, Executive Director, United Way of Clark, Champaign, & Madison Counties

Dan Bennett, Superintendent ESC, representing County schools

Virginia Martycz, Director, Job & Family Services of Clark County

Judge Joseph Monnin, Judicial Advisory, Clark County Juvenile Court