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:

Lesa Gilbert, Department of Community and Human Services, 746.5912

      List of Members:

  • Andrew Baird
  • Kenneth Batey, chair
  • Dawn Bauman
  • Jason Dechant
  • Susan Dube
  • Karen Dunkley
  • Caitlin Fitzsimmons
  • Shawna Gary
  • Mary Johnson
  • Susan Newell
  • Deb Riley
  • 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 Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746-4550.