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Council for Union County Families (CUCF) consists of multiple members both mandated and non-mandated. Directors from DJFS, The Health Department, The Board of Developmental Disabilities, The Mental Health and Recovery Board, The Courts and Probation, Early Intervention, local school Superintendents, Parent Representatives, and community members meet regularly to discuss service gaps, needs, and collaborations to best serve youth in Union County.


Chair - Richard Baird: Community At-Large Member

Vice Chair - Cindy Hottinger: Head Start Representative

Secretary - Kathryn Tummino: MHRB, Project AWARE District Coordinator for Fairbanks

Parent Representative - Jennifer Gross

Parent Representative - Lori Poling

Parent Representative - Jerome Shapiro

Diane Allen: Largest District Superintendent Representative Marysville

Andrew Bineger: Bridges Community Action Partnership

Kara Brown: Superintendent of UCBDD

Melissa Ebling: At-Large Member

Patrice Edwards: DYS Representative

Dave Lawrence: County Commissioner

Adam Negley: Executive Director MHRB 

Jason Orcena: Health Commissioner

Judge Rick Rodger: Juvenile Court

Sue Ware: Executive Director DJFS 

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