Children, Youth and Families Advisory Committee

The Children, Youth and Families Advisory Committee advises the county executive and county council and the administration of the Office of Children, Youth and Families on the office's needs, budget and resources for the provision of services in the county. The board may also help to develop the resources available to the office and strengthen its relationship with various providers and with the community. Its presence is mandated by Section 3130 of the Pennsylvania Code.

Current Members

  • Helen Cahalane, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Principal Investigator, School of Social Work
  • Mary Carrasco, MD, A Child's Place PA
  • Cara Ciminillo, Executive Director, Trying Together, Chair
  • Rhonda Harrison, Ph.D.
  • Anna Hollis
  • Judy Horgan, Allies for Children, Vice-chair
  • Marsha Hughes Grayson
  • Brian Johnson
  • Dan Robinson
  • Mary Stoner
  • Dannai Wilson, Allegheny County Health Department, Maternal and Child Health Program Manager