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Kansas Family First Family Council

The Kansas Family First Family Council is an advisory board of Kansans with experience in the child welfare system and/or prevention services as a caregiver or as a youth.

Purpose: To ensure services that support family well-being are designed with families to align with their needs, priorities, and goals. Members will contribute to statewide decision-making in partnership with the Kansas Department for Children and Families, the KU School of Social Welfare, and the KU Center for Public Partnerships and Research.

 


Family Council Co-Chairs

Amy Myers
Amy Myers
Family Council Co-Chair, Kansas City Region
Kassi McDowell
Kassi McDowell
Family Council Co-Chair, Northeast Region

Asia Carter
Asia Carter
Family Council Member, Northwest Region
Yesenia Anderson
Yesenia Anderson
Family Council Member, Northwest Region
Heather Needham
Heather Needham
Family Council Member, Northwest Region
Michael McDowell
Michael McDowell
Family Council Member, Northeast Region
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Stormy Lukasavage
Family Council Member, Northeast Region
Nikki Jackson
Nikki Jackson
Family Council Member, Northeast Region
Julie Peterson
Julie Peterson
Family Council Member, Southwest Region
Mariah Viegra
Mariah Viegra
Family Council Member, Southwest Region
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Miranda Shoulders
Family Council Member, Southwest Region
Kristin Harlan
Kristin Harlan
Family Council Member, Southeast Region
Angela Evans
Angela Evans
Family Council Member, Southeast Region
Bekah Morris
Bekah Morris
Family Council Member, Southeast Region
Traci Dotson
Traci Dotson
Family Council Member, Kansas City Region
Katie Johnson
Katie Johnson
Family Council Member, Kansas City Region
Carrie Stillian
Carrie Stillian
Family Council Member, Kansas City Region
Teddi Reyes
Teddi Reyes
Family Council Member, Wichita Region
Lisa Whitlock
Lisa Whitlock
Family Council Member, Wichita Region
Kristen Powell
Kristen Powell
Family Council Member, Wichita Region