Social Services Advisory Board

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The Social Services Advisory Board interests itself in all matters pertaining to the social welfare of the people of the City, monitors the formulation and implementation of social welfare programs in the City, and advises City officials on public welfare issues. The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately six hours per month are required of Commission members.

Number of Members:



  • 5 Parent Members
  • 5 Citizen Members
  • 3 Client Members

Term of Service:

3-year term

City Staff Contact:

Suzanne Chis, Department of Community and Human Services, 746.5703

List of Members:

  • Kenneth Batey, chair
  • Jason Dechant
  • Susan Dube
  • Karen Dunkley
  • Shawna Gary
  • Christine Jordan
  • Susan Newell
  • Deb Riley
  • Dustin Smith
  • Mary Taylor
  • Mark Tonsetic

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746-4550.