Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect

Created by Executive Order 2013-4, rescinding Executive Order 2010-18, the Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect is established within the Department of Health and Human Services and is designed as a multidisciplinary task force for the purposes of the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.  The Task Force shall consist of 18 members appointed by the Governor for three-year terms who are professionals with knowledge and experience relating to the criminal justice system and issues of child physical abuse, child neglect, child sexual abuse and exploitation, and child maltreatment related fatalities.

Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect Homepage

 Statute

 

Executive Order 2013-4

 

Contact
Sheldon Kinney, MPA, MSW
State Coordinator
Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect
kinneys@michigan.gov
Phone: (517) 241-6131
Fax: (517) 241-7047

Members

 

Linda Hallmark, Bloomfield Hills
judges and attorneys
term expires 12/31/15
 
Melinda Deel, Rochester Hills
child advocates
term expires 12/31/16
 
Susan Hull, Oxford
child protective services agencies
term expires 12/31/16
 
Lori Budnik, Rogers City
child protection services agencies
Term expires 12/31/16
 
Veda D. Thompkins
law enforcement community 
term expires 12/31/16
 
Lani Forbes, Hastings
parents
term expires 12/31/16
 
Betsy Boggs, Ada
parents groups
term expires 12/31/16
 
Danita Echols, Flint
child protective services agencies
term expires 12/31/17
 
Jennifer Pintar, Tawas City
law enforcement community
Term expires 12/31/17
 
Shannon Lowder, Jackson
health and mental health professionals
term expires 12/31/17
 
Robert Sykes, Ionia
judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/17
 
Julie Nakfoor Pratt, Hastings
judges and attorneys
term expires 12/31/17
 
Kelly Ann Ramsey, Livonia
judges and attorneys
term expires 12/31/17
 
Frederick Gruber, Riverview
child advocates
term expires 12/31/18
 
John Hohman - Chairperson
judges and attorneys
term expires 12/31/18
 
Robin Eagleson, East Lansing
judges and attorneys
term expires 12/31/18
 
Tana Bridge
health and mental health professionals
term expires 12/31/18
 
Nick Lyon
Department of Health and Human Services
term expires 12/31/18