Human Services and Education Steering Committee

All matters pertaining to children’s issues, foster care,  public assistance and income support, services to senior citizens and individuals with disabilities, immigration policy, social services, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education.

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Nancy Sharpe Commissioner Arapahoe County, Colorado

Vice Chair

Toni Carter Commissioner Ramsey County, Minnesota
Shelley Goodman Taub Commission Chair Oakland County, Michigan
George Hartwick Commissioner Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
Deborah Lieberman Commissioner Montgomery County, Ohio
Oscar Villegas Supervisor Yolo County, California

Subcommittee Chair

Theresa Daniel Commissioner Dallas County, Texas (Education, Children and Families)
Kelly Long Supervisor Ventura County, California (Social Services)
Paula Prentice Council Member Summit County, Ohio (Aging)

Subcommittee Vice Chair

Joy Bivens Director, Dept. of Job and Family Services Franklin County, Ohio (Education, Children and Families)
William Cox Commissioner Rich County, Utah (Aging)
James Ebert Commissioner Weber County, Utah (Social Services)
Viola Harris Commissioner Edgecombe County, North Carolina (Education, Children and Families)
J. Glenn Osborne Social Services Director Wilson County, North Carolina (Education, Children and Families)
Catherine Senderling-McDonald Deputy Executive Director County Welfare Directors Association of California (Aging)
Anthony Trotman Assistant County Manager Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (Social Services)
Claudia Tuck Director of Community Support Services Alachua County, Florida (Social Services)
Kathryn Whittington Commissioner Ashtabula County, Ohio (Education, Children and Families)


Tammy Baney Commissioner Deschutes County, Oregon
Rebecca Benally Commissioner San Juan County, Utah
Ashley Bennett Freeholder Atlantic County, New Jersey
Sarah Berndt Henry County Coordinator of Disability Services and General Assistance Director Henry County, Iowa
Benjamin Boykin County Legislator Westchester County, New York
Katie Boyle Director of Government Affairs Virginia Association of Counties
Wendy Buxton-Andrade Commissioner Prowers County, Colorado
Nancy Carriere Council Member St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Karen Crompton Director of Human Services Salt Lake County, Utah
Rochelle Culver Commissioner Wheeler County, Georgia
Brenda Ebron-Bonner Supervisor Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Cattie Epps Commissioner Russell County, Alabama
Sonya Fischer Commissioner Clackamas County, Oregon
D. Felicity Fitzpatrick Chief Deputy Surveyor Indianapolis and Marion County , Indiana
Traci Fletcher Councilwoman St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
Evelyn Gill Commissioner Knox County, Tennessee
Donald Hart Supervisor Accomack County, Virginia
Brenda Holt Commissioner Gadsden County, Florida
Catherine Hudgins Supervisor Fairfax County, Virginia
Tony Hunt Commissioner Hoke County, North Carolina
Ernel Jones Police Juror DeSoto Parish, Louisiana
James Jones Commissioner Chatham County, Georgia
Tom Keigher Commissioner Gaston County, North Carolina
Sheila Kiscaden Commissioner Olmsted County, Minnesota
Jeanne Kohl-Welles Councilmember King County, Washington
Julie Krow Human Services Executive Director El Paso County, Colorado
Josh Lang Commissioner, Chair Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Larry Lautenschlager Supervisor Winnebago County, Wisconsin
Daniella Levine Cava Commissioner Miami-Dade County, Florida
Bruce Liggett Human Services Director Maricopa County, Arizona
Daniel Makelky Human Services Director Douglas County, Colorado
Michael McCord Treasurer Pinal County, Arizona
Susan Morris Commissioner Isanti County, Minnesota
George Murdock Commissioner Umatilla County, Oregon
Michael Norton Supervisor Winnebago County, Wisconsin
Rodney Peterson Commissioner Dodge County, Minnesota
Steven Reiser Social Service Director McLean County, North Dakota
Max Rodriguez Supervisor Madera County, California
Harry Scharmann Commissioner Churchill County, Nevada
Mary Schwalenberg Supervisor Calumet County, Wisconsin
Carl Seilstad Commissioner Fergus County, Montana
Charles Selmon Supervisor Warren County, Mississippi
Jeffrey Snyder Commissioner Clinton County, Pennsylvania
Cheryl Ternes Director of Human Services Arapahoe County, Colorado
David Thielen Community Services Executive Director Linn County, Iowa
Frank Thornton Supervisor Henrico County, Virginia
Richard Vanderlick Police Juror Rapides Parish, Louisiana
John Vasquez Supervisor, Chair Solano County, California
Jewel Ware Commissioner Wayne County, Michigan
Barbara Weckman Brekke Commissioner Scott County, Minnesota
Lawrence Weekly Commissioner Clark County, Nevada
Ryan Wescoat Auditor Cass County, Missouri
Rochelle Westlund Public Policy Manager Hennepin County
Dawnafe Whitesinger Supervisor Navajo County, Arizona
Kelly Woodard Director, Department of Social Services Madera County, California