Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board C

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: Jefferson 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

Vacant Slot
Attorney

Ms. Joy Ann Sweigart
Law Enforcement or Juvenile Officer
Jefferson
Term begins: May 3, 2018
Term expires: Apr 7, 2021

Ms. Misty Zelma Dobynes
Member 1
St Louis
Term begins: Oct 27, 2017
Term expires: Apr 7, 2019

Dr. Matthew Douglas Kliethermes
Member 2
Maryland Heights
Term begins: Nov 15, 2017
Term expires: Apr 7, 2019

Jack Charles Jensen
Member 3
Columbia
Term begins: Nov 15, 2017
Term expires: Apr 7, 2019

Mr. William Atherton
Member 4
Fayette
Term begins: Nov 15, 2017
Term expires: Apr 7, 2019

Danielle Smith
Member 5
Chesterfield
Term begins: Apr 26, 2018
Term expires: Apr 7, 2021

Dr. Adrienne Denise Atzemis
Physician, nurse or medical professional
Saint Louis
Term begins: May 3, 2018
Term expires: Apr 7, 2021

Mrs. Jennifer Vernon
Psychologist, counselor or social worker
Trimble
Term begins: Oct 27, 2017
Term expires: Apr 7, 2020