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Summit County
Children Services

264 S. Arlington St.
Akron, OH 44306
Phone: 330.379.9094
Fax: 330.379.1901
Hearing Impaired: ORS 7-1-1

Citizen's Advisory Committee

The agency's Citizen's Advisory Committee (CAC) was created to further cooperation between Summit County Children Services and other child-caring agencies in Summit County. The group is also charged with carrying out studies of the effectiveness and need for particular services in the county, and advising the Summit County Children Services' Executive Director and management staff on policies pertaining to the provision of services to children.

As of June 2015, CAC members were:

Beth Kuckuck, Chair -- County of Summit Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADM Board) -

Crystal Dunivant, Vice Chair -- Community Support Services, Inc.

Mary Bishop, Secretary -- ASCA, Inc.

Dr. Margaret Baughman -- Case Western Reserve University

Tonya Block -- Summit County Public Health

Beth Cardina -- Summit County Juvenile Court CASA/GAL Program

Bruce Cavalieri -- Citizen Representative

Patricia Divoky -- Summit County Department of Job and Family Services

Lt. Rick Edwards - Akron Police Department

Beverly Foss -- Summit County Children Services Women's Auxiliary Board

Dr. Janice Mercier-Wade -- Akron UMADAOP, Inc.

Michele L. Mizda - Akron Children's Hospital

Marianne Sweeney -- Summit County Sheriff's Department

Jerry Foys (Emeritus)

Robert Stone, M.D. (Emeritus)