Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board

PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103

Phone: (573)-526-3174
Fax: (573)-751-2607

Email: AskCD@dss.mo.gov
Website: http://www.dss.mo.gov/cd/can.htm

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 210.153

Department: Social Services

Mission:

Function: The Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board provides an independent review of child abuse and neglect determinations in instances in which the alleged perpetrator is aggrieved by the decision of the Children's Division.

SubCommittees: None

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 12 meetings

Location of meetings: Kansas City

Duration of meetings: 7 hours

Preparation time for meetings: Varying; members must read 8 to 10 cases prior to meeting, volume and complexity varies

Total time commitment: 24 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members receive reimbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 1 member must be a physician, nurse, or other medical professional; 1 must be a licensed child or family psychologist, counselor or social worker; 1 must be an attorney who has acted as a guardian ad litem or represented a subject of a child abuse and neglect report; 1 must be a representative from law enforcement or a juvenile officer; additional members may be persons from other professions or fields who have an interest in child abuse and neglect; a college or university professor or elementary/secondary teacher; a child advocate; or a parent, foster parent, or grandparent

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: No

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. John Young
Attorney
Princeton
Term begins: Aug 7, 2012
Term expires: Apr 7, 2013

Ms. Rhonda Kay Haight
Law Enforcement or Juvenile Officer
Liberty
Term begins: Feb 19, 2014
Term expires: Apr 7, 2014

Sister Berta Sailer
Member 1
Raytown
Term begins: Feb 18, 2010
Term expires: Apr 7, 2011

Vacant Slot
Member 2

Ms. Donna M. Bushur
Member 3
Kansas City
Term begins: Feb 4, 2010
Term expires: Apr 7, 2012

Ms. Rebeka McIntosh
Member 4
Independence
Term begins: Feb 4, 2010
Term expires: Apr 17, 2012

Vacant Slot
Member 5

Deborah Jo White
Physician, Nurse or Other Medical Prof
Dearborn
Term begins: Feb 19, 2014
Term expires: Apr 7, 2015

Ms. Jacquelyn Metheny
Pyschologist, Counselor or Social Worker
Kansas City
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Apr 27, 2012