Report to the Congress on Kinship Foster Care. Appendix D: Kinship Care Advisory Panel Members


David Berns
El Paso County Department of Human Services
Colorado Springs, CO

Donna M. Butts
Executive Director
Generations United
Washington, DC

Liz Carpenter
Relative Caregiver
Austin TX

Sarah T. Casken
Executive Director
Hawaii State Foster Parents Association
Kailiua, HI

Sandra Stukes Chipungu
National Catholic School of Social Services
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Sherri Clark
Aging Services Program Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Administration on Aging
Office of Program Operations and Development
Washington, DC

Richard J. Gelles
University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Work
Philadelphia, PA

Ernestine S. Gray
Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
New Orleans, LA

Wade F. Horn
National Fatherhood Initiative
Gaithersburg, MD

DeAnn L. Jones
IA Citizen Foster Care Review Board
Des Moines, IA

Guadalupe G. Lara
Relative Caregiver & Corporate Manager
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Kimberly A. Lassiter
Relative Caregiver
Landover, MD

Billye Leitka
Indian Child Welfare Specialist
Seminole Nation Child Welfare Program
Wewoka, OK

Sharon L. McDaniel
Executive Director
A Second Chance, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA

Teresa A. Markowitz
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Topeka, KS

Chak N. Ng
Program Director, Refugee Foster Care
Lutheran Social Services of
WA & ID Seattle, WA

William Pierce
President & Chief Executive Officer
National Council for Adoption
Washington, DC

Julian D. Pinkham
Tribal Court Judge
Yakima Nation
State of Washington

Janet Sainer
Special Consultant
The Brookdale Foundation Group
New York, NY

Ann Segal
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Washington, DC

Layla P. Suleiman
Federal Court Appointed Monitor
Chicago, IL

Mark F. Testa
Research Director
IL Department of Children and Family Services
Chicago, IL

Kay Dean Toran
State Office for Services to Children and Families
Oregon Department of Human Resources
Salem, OR

Clarice D. Walker
Howard University, School of Social Work
Washington, DC

Patricia L. Warenda
Relative Caregiver & Executive Director
Supervised Visitation Network
Plantation, FL

Renee S. Woodworth
Relative Caregiver
Stevensville, MD

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