Board Membership

Executive Board

Bryttany Stringer

Executive Director - Miami-Dade County CBC Alliance

Jessica Allen

2018 Board Vice-Chair - 11th Circuit Guardian Ad Litem

Gus Barreiro

2018 Board Chair - The Children’s Trust

Member Selection

The CBC Alliance has approximately 25 members that represent a diversity Of agencies, entities and individuals who are involved with or knowledgeable about the child welfare system. Prospective members may be nominated or apply without nomination by submitting the required forms to the CBC Alliance Executive Director. The Membership Committee reviews all applications and attached CVs and makes recommendations to the CBC Alliance regarding the applicant’s qualifications. The board then votes on whether to elect the prospective member to the board. Please note that no member, except for mandated members, may receive payment for contractual services from DCF or Our Kids.

Member NamesAffiliation
Jeri Cohen 11th Circuit Dependency Court Judge
Alexsa Leto16th Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program
Mavel Ruiz11th Circuit Court Judge
Rene GarciaSenator, State of Florida
Nelson HincapieVoices for Children
Evin DalyCommunity Advocate
Maritza MorenoCommunity Advocate
Kele StewartUniversity of Miami
Natalia GiordanoFlorida International University- Department of Social Work
Candice MazeFlorida Foster Care Review
Morris CopelandJuvenile Services Department
Sylvia GodoyMiami-Dade County Public Schools
Mark ZaherMiami-Dade County Public Schools
Lori JordahlFlorida Department of Health
Gilda FerradazFlorida Department of Children and Families
Denise Sasiain South Florida Foster Parent Association
Lisa GoodmanDisabilities Independent Group
Racquell Perry Educate Tomorrow
Camila BernalUnited Way
Rudy BustamanteMagic Waste Management
Carol CarraballoSouth FL Behavioral Health Network

Member Obligations

CBC Alliance members are expected to meet the following minimum requirements:

Member Terms

Designated mandated members are not term limited; however, individuals from the designated agency may be substituted. All other members shall serve for either two years or three years, depending on the term for which the member is elected. A member may only serve a maximum of two full consecutive terms. Terms run through December 31st of the calendar year, irrespective of the date of appointment to the CBC Alliance. If a member serves two consecutive terms, a two-year layoff period will be required before a new application for membership may be considered.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact:

Bryttany Stringer
CBC Alliance Executive Director
Bryttany.StringerCBC@gmail.com

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