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)