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     About the Board

    The State Board for the Certification of Residential Child Care Program Administrators (hereinafter “the Board”) consists of 11 members, of which 6 are representatives from various state agencies involved in the licensing and monitoring of residential child care programs. The Governor appointments five members of which 3 are residential child care program administrators and 2 are consumer members.

    The term of board member is 4 years. A board member may not serve more than 2 consecutive full terms. Board members must be residents of the State.

    The consumer members may not (1) be a residential child care program administrator; (2) have a household member who is a residential child care program administrator; (3) have a household member who participates in a commercial or professional field related to administering a residential child care program; and (4) have had within 2 years before appointment a substantial financial interest in a program regulated by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Mental Health or Developmental Disabilities Administrations, Department of Human Resources or the Department of Juvenile Services.

    Interested in Becoming a Board Member

    If you are interested in becoming a Board member, please complete the following form:

    Office of the Governor Request for Appointment Consideration – Biographical Information Form