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

 

Fred Gruber, Riverview
Term expires 12/31/15
Child advocates

Linda Hallmark, Bloomfield Hills
Term expires 12/31/15
Judges and attorneys

Kenneth Tacoma, Cadillac - Chairperson
Term expires 12/31/15
Judges and attorneys

Robin Eagleson, East Lansing
Term expires 12/31/15
Judges and attorneys

Gary Anderson, Okemos
Term expires 12/31/15
Health and mental health professionals

Vacant
Term expires 12/31/15
Department of Health and Human Services

Vacant
Term expires 12/31/16
Child advocates

Susan Hull, Oxford
Term expires 12/31/16
Child protective services agencies

Lori Budnik, Rogers City
Term expires 12/31/16
Child protection services agencies

Lani Forbes, Hastings
Term expires 12/31/16
Parents

Terrance Gilsenan, Warren
Term expires 12/31/16
Child Advocates

Betsy Boggs, Ada
Term expires 12/31/16
Parents groups

Danita Echols, Flint
Term expires 12/31/17
Child protective services agencies

Jennifer Pintar, Tawas City
Term expires 12/31/17
Law enforcement community

Shannon Lowder, Jackson
Term expires 12/31/17
Health and mental health professionals

Robert Sykes, Ionia
Term expires 12/31/17
Judges and attorneys

Julie Nakfoor Pratt, Hastings
Term expires 12/31/17
Judges and attorneys

Kelly Ann Ramsey, Livonia
Term expires 12/31/17
Judges and attorneys