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Department of Family & Children Services Board:

Board Profile: This agency, under the direction of the Georgia Department of Human Resources Region 5, provides and administers all welfare and public assistance functions for the county including such programs as temporary assistance to needy families (TANF), adult Medicaid, food stamps, employment services, child protective social services, foster care, and adoptions.

Vacant
5 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/16
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Lamar Sims
5 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Dorothy Johnson
5 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/18
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Bobbie Ellington
5 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/18
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Diane Carr
5 Year Term Expiring on 6/30/21
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Jennifer Justice (School Representative)
5 Year Term Expiring on 1/14/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Jason Wilkerson (Law Enforcement Representative)
5 Year Term Expiring on 1/14/19
Appointing Authority: Board of County Commissioners

Qualification of Members: any resident of the county that is not an elected officer of the state, county, or city. Appointments should reflect the gender, race, ethnic, and age characteristics of the county population.

Meeting Schedule:Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Barrow County DFCS Office, 16 Lee St. in Winder. Contact: Mary Barrett Yancey, County Director for Barrow & Jackson Counties, at 770-868-4239