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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Division of Publications
Board and Commission Vacancies
Board Details
Board Name: Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
Board ID: 32
Address: 502 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-2633
Board Contact: Richard Kennedy
Contact Phone: 615-532-1570
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 37-3-102
Duties: Serve as the policy body for the operation of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth in the implementation of its statutory powers and duties. Serve as the State Advisory Group for administration of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act funds in Tennessee and state Court Appointed Special Advocate funds; engages in advocacy at the federal level on these issues; and has an ombudsman program for children involved with the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Number of Members: 21
Compensation: No compensation for services. Reimbursement provided for travel and for per diem.
Appropriations: FY 2022-23: $9,221,400.00
Meeting Schedule: At least quarterly. Generally four (4) times per year for two (2) days at a time, eight (8) days total.
Hours Required: