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Children and Families Advisory Board


Carrie Baird, Chair
Dr. Mary Bruno, Vice Chair
Peter Migner
Georgann K. Carnicella
Charles Puckett
Blanca A. Maldonado
Charles Moskowitz
Shawnerie Langford
Wendy Wilson                                                                          

County staff

Carmen Hall
Community Assistance Director

Diana Phillips
Operations Manager

Brittany Louis

Edina Chester
Grants Coordinator, CFAB Liaison

Resolution No. 2007-73 [PDF]

The board meets a minimum of quarterly and consists of nine members.

Mission statement: The mission of the Children and Families Advisory Board (CFAB) is to promote healthy children and develop strong families, which contribute to their communities.

Upcoming meetings

The next Children and Familes Advisory Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 1:30pm. The meeting will be held in room 204 at the Frank T. Bruno, Jr. County Council Chambers in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center located at 123 West Indiana Avenue, Deland, FL 32720. The public is invited to attend and participate in person or virtually. Virtual attendees must register for the meeting by visiting

Meeting Notice

Additional information will be forthcoming.

Meeting Documents 

CFAB minutes

Grant process

Funding is awarded through a Request for Statement of Qualifications process (RSQ). Recommendations for funding are presented to the Volusia County Council for approval. Once approved, the programs enter into a contractual agreement with Volusia County for a specific grant award and a specific service delivery.

For more information, please contact:

Edina Chester
Grants Coordinator
110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720
386-736-5955, ext. 12908

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