Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board

PO Box 88
Jefferson City, MO 65103

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Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 210.617

Department: Social Services

Mission:

Function: The board shall establish procedures to review the children’s division policy and provide written opinions and recommendations for change to the division, provide draft policy suggestions for improvements in foster care or adoption practices; and provide, in accordance with section 210.566, content of in-service training to be provided by the Children’s Division to foster and adoptive parents.

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Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 4 per year

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 5 hours

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Details on Members

Total members: 14

Appointed members: 14

Term length: 4 years

Compensation: Reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in performance of official duties.

Member Requirements: The board shall be comprised of foster and adoptive parents: 2 members from each of the seven children’s division areas within DSS as follows: northwest region; the northeast region; the southeast region; the southwest region; Kansas City Region; St. Louis area region; and St. Louis City region. Members shall be appointed based upon recommendations by regional foster care and adoption boards, or other similar entities.

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: 2 from each of the seven Children's Divsions areas.

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Melanie McDole
Kansas City Region 1
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Ms. Linda Hosman
Kansas City Region 2
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2020

Reverend Craig Stevenson
Northeast Region 1
Term begins: Nov 21, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Mrs. Karen J. Anderson
Northeast Region 2
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2020

Steven Keith Archer
Northwest Region 1
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Mrs. Jennifer Nicole Foster
Northwest Region 2
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Crissy L Mayberry
Southeast Region 1
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Vacant Slot
Southeast Region 2

Mrs. Emily Hymer
Southwest Region 1
Term begins: Jul 23, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Dana Lopez
Southwest Region 2
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

Ms. Sarah White
St. Louis Area Region 1
Term begins: Nov 15, 2017
Term expires: May 31, 2018

Ms. Michelle Martin
St. Louis Area Region 2
Term begins: Dec 12, 2013
Term expires: May 31, 2016

The Honorable Thomas Frawley
St. Louis City Region 1
Term begins: Jul 13, 2018
Term expires: May 31, 2022

The Honorable Robin R. Vannoy
St. Louis City Region 2
Term begins: Nov 15, 2017
Term expires: May 31, 2020