NAPCWA Leadership

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS

NAPCWA is governed by a 25-member Executive Advisory Council whose members are elected annually by APHSA’S state and local public agency membership.

Executive Advisory Council

Chair
Sheila Poole, Commissioner
New York State Office of Children and Family Services


Immediate Past Chair

Gregory Rose, Deputy Director, Children and Family Services Division
CA Department of Social Services

At-Large Representative
Nannette Bowler, Director
Wake County (NC) Human Services




Executive Advisory Council Members

Region I (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT)

State Representative
Joseph Ribsam, Director
NH Department of Health and Human Services

Local Representative
Vacant

Region II (NJ, NY, PR, VI)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Stephanie Gendall, Associate Commissioner, External Affairs
NY City Administration for Children's Services

Region III (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, WV)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Jacki Hoover, Program Manager, Office of Children, Youth, and Families
Allegheny County (PA) Department of Human Services

Region IV (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Paige Rosemond, Director, Division of Child Welfare
Wake County (NC) Human Services

Region V (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI)

State Representative
Jamie P. Sorenson, Director
MN Department of Human Services/Child Safety and Permanency

Local Representative
Vacant
Region VI (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Vacant

Region VII (IA, KS, MS, NE)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Vacant

Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)

State Representative
Vacant

Local Representative
Dan Makelky, Director
Douglas County (CO) Department of Human Services

Region IX (AZ, CA, HI, NV, AS, GU)

State Representative
Mimari Hall, Policy Director
HI Department of Human Services

Local Representative
Vacant

Region X (AK, ID, OR, WA)

State Representative
Rebecca Jones Gaston, Child Welfare Director
OR Department of Human Services

Local Representative
Vacant

At-large & Tribal Members

Carl Ayers, Director of Family Services
VA Department of Social Services
 
Fredi-Ellen Bove, 
Administrator, Division of Safety and Permanence
WI Department of Health Services

Thomas Pristow, Administrator
Cuyahoga County (OH) Division of Children & Family Services

Tribal Representative
Vacant