OFFICE FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, & FAMILIES

Bonnie A. Kirkland, Esq., Special Secretary for Children, Youth, & Families

301 West Preston St., Suite 1502
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 767-4160
e-mail: colleen@mail.ocyf.state.md.us
fax: (410) 333-5248
tty: (410) 333-3098
web: www.ocyf.state.md.us


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ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

OFFICE OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Lt. Governor
Alan H. Fleischmann, Lt. Governor's Chief of Staff
(410) 974-2804
e-mail: ltgovernor@gov.state.md.us
fax: (410) 974-5882

SUBCABINET FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, & FAMILIES

Contact: Kenneth H. Rumsey (410) 767-6225
e-mail: ken@mail.ocyf.state.md.us

Chair: Bonnie A. Kirkland, Esq., Special Secretary for Children, Youth, & Families (410) 767-4160

Designated by Governor: Sue Fryer Ward, Secretary of Aging; Raymond A. Skinner, Secretary of Housing & Community Development; Harriet Tregoning, Secretary of Planning.

Ex officio: T. Eloise Foster, Secretary of Budget & Management; Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools; Georges C. Benjamin, M.D., Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Emelda P. Johnson, Secretary of Human Resources; Bishop L. Robinson, Secretary of Juvenile Justice; Beatrice M. Rodgers, Director, Office for Individuals with Disabilities.

SUBCABINET PARTNERSHIP TEAM
Contact: Dianne Madoni (410) 767-4163

Designated by participating agencies: Carol Ann Baglin; T. Eloise Foster; Andrea E. Hunt; Harold M. Kushner; John Lang; Bernadette Leeds; Dianne Madoni; Colleen Mahony; Theodore V. Martin; Connie Reynolds; Beatrice M. Rodgers; Kenneth H. Rumsey; Linda Starr; Arlene H. Stephenson; Calvin D. Street; Bobette Watts; Walter G. R. Wirsching.

OFFICE FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH, & FAMILIES

(D14A1401, formerly DA0502 & 23.01.05.02)
Bonnie A. Kirkland, Esq., Special Secretary for Children, Youth, & Families (appointed by Governor) (410) 767-4160
e-mail: bonnie@mail.ocyf.state.md.us

Pamela A. Johnson, Executive Assistant (410) 767-4160


DEFUNCT OFFICE UNITS

CHILDREN'S COUNCILS
State oversight of these local councils ended in 1996. Now, each local jurisdiction (each county and Baltimore City) is responsible for its own children's council.

COMMUNICATIONS
Reorganized as Public Relations and Information in Jan. 2000.

EARLY CHILDHOOD & HEAD-START PARTNERSHIPS
Reorganized as Head-Start Collaboration in Jan. 2000.

EARLY CHILDHOOD PARTNERSHIPS
In 1997, renamed Early Childhood and Head Start Partnerships.

INFANTS & TODDLERS PROGRAM
In 1997, transferred to Division of Special Education, State Department of Education and renamed Maryland Infants and Toddlers, Preschool Services Branch (Chapter 386, Acts of 1997).

INTERAGENCY FUNDING STRATEGIES & RATES
Under Finance, renamed Interagency Rates in July 1998.

LICENSING POLICY BOARD
Under the Subcabinet for Children, Youth, and Families, the Board merged with Resource Development Committee to become Resource Development and Licensing Committee in Aug. 1998.

"LISA L." COORDINATION
Moved to Mental Hygiene Administration, Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, in Jan. 2000.

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Under Administration, combined with Research, Evaluation, and Planning to form Research, Evaluation, and Management Information Systems in 1998.

MARYLAND MAKING THE GRADE
Renamed Maryland School-Based Health Center Initiative in Jan. 1998.

OMBUDSMAN
Abolished in June 1998.

PERSONNEL, PROCUREMENT, & PURCHASING
Renamed Personnel and Procurement in Jan. 2000.

PROGRAM & POLICY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
Abolished in 1997.

RATES SETTING
Under Interagency Funding Strategies and Rates, abolished in July 1998.

RESEARCH, EVALUATION, & MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Reorganized in Jan. 2000 as two units: Research and Development; and Management Information Systems.

RESEARCH, EVALUATION, & PLANNING
Under Administration, merged with Management Information Systems to form Research, Evaluation, and Management Information Systems in 1998.

SERVICE INTEGRATION DIVISION
Renamed Systems Integration in 1997.

SYSTEM INTEGRATION SUPPORT DIVISION
Renamed Service Integration Division in 1996.

SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
In Dec. 1998, reorganized as Community Partnerships for Children, Youth, and Families.

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