Board of Advisors

Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is composed of local residents and professionals in the field of child welfare. This founding group is dedicated to improving the lives of foster teens and young adults living independently who will be departing the care of others.


Board of Advisors Members

Dawn Duignan  (Chair) clinical social worker

Shandra Parks – Social Worker, Howard County Department of Social Services

Barbara Peart – retired, Director of Planning Maryland Department of Human Resources, Assistant Director Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Duane St. Clair – community member

Jocelyn Kennedy – KidsPeace

Charmayne Anderson – community member

Staff Leadership

Erica Byrne – Executive Director, Voices for Children, Howard County