OCDJFS Planning Committee Members
The DJFS Planning Committee, consisting of members of the county’s one stop and youth advisory committee for JFS Programs, serves as an advisory group to the Commissioners. The Committee’s purpose is to identify, develop and provide supportive services to empower all county residents to achieve self-sufficiency and to monitor the progress and effectiveness of programs and services. Those who serve on the Planning Committee are:
|Robert Bliss||Ohio Department of Job and Family Services||Veteran’s program|
|Susan Bowden||Ohio Department of Job and Family Services||Employment Services/ Customer Service Representative|
|Chris Galvin||United Way of Ottawa County|
|Cole Hatfield||TDH Enterprises|
|David Castillo||TDH Enterprises|
|David Franks||TDH Enterprises|
|Lori Delpercio||Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services|
|Diane Moyer||Firelands Counseling & Recovery Services|
|Gail Browning||ASPIRE / Vanguard-Sentinel|
|Gaye Winterfield||Ottawa County lmprovement Corporation|
|Heather Lopez||Community Support Services|
|Jim Cartwright||EHOVE Career Center||Success for Youth / CCMEP provider|
|Elizabeth Sutton||Ohio Department of Job and Family Services|
|Gina Taylor||Ohio Department of Job and Family Services||Migrant Seasonal Farm-worker Program|
|Irma Torres||Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services||Public Assistance / Emergency Assistance|
|Stephanie Kowal||Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services|
|Roger Fisher||WSOS Community Action Committee|
|Gail Kline||Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities|
County Family Services Planning Committee
The Planning Committee is established by the Ohio Revised Code and is charged with the task of serving as an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners.
The Planning Committee is responsible for overseeing the provision of social services, publicly funded child care, and programs funded by the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant.
The Planning Committee meets quarterly to review reports, monitor contracts, and recommend services.