Children, Youth & Families Collaborative Commission

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The Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission advocates for Alexandria's children and youth, aged prenatal to 21 years, and their families by:  1.  advising City Council, the School Board, and City and School staff on policies that affect children, youth and their families; 2.  promoting the coordination, alignment and effectiveness of services provided to children, youth and their families by the City, Alexandria Schools and private organizations; and 3.  studying and promoting research and best practices.

Number of Members: 


Term of Service:

3 year term

City Staff Contact:

Deborah Warren, Community and Human Services, 703 746-3571

List of Members:

  • Natnael Adere
  • Will Bailey
  • Robin Blair
  • Gisselle Brown
  • Ronnie Campbell
  • John Chapman
  • William Chesley
  • Andria Cook
  • Rose Dawson
  • Kate Garvey
  • Ramee Gentry
  • Glenn Hopkins
  • Gwendolyn Lewis
  • Melissa Little
  • Michael Mackey
  • Tammy Mann
  • Gerald Mann, Jr.
  • Gwen Mullen
  • Edward O'Keefe
  • Brian Orrenmaa
  • Sonia Price
  • Joyce Rawlings
  • Michelle Smith-Howard
  • Michael Suppa
  • Kendallee Walker
  • Margaret Walsh
  • Eric Williams, Chair

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.