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Family Advisory Board

Contact Person:

Mr. Gerald L. Liska, Chairman
Ms. Arin Farmer, Secretary

Established the Gaston County Commission On The Family: a) Meet With Appropriate Groups to Further the Recommendations, Findings, & Goals Outlined in the Report; b) Request Action Plans, Timeframes, Barriers, etc. From Appropriate Agencies, Groups, & Governing/Advisory Bodies to Begin the Full Implementation of the Recommendations in the Report; c) Report Back to the County Commission, at Least Twice Per Year; d) Develop an Annual Commissioners' Family Recognition Event.

The Family Advisory Board reviews funding requests and makes recommendations to the Gaston County Board of Commissioners for grant funding allocated by Gaston County annually for non-profit agencies and designated for prevention-based services.

Statute or Cause:
Resolution 91-159; May 23, 1991; Increased Commission by One Citizen Position on 5/14/92; Resolution 2009-313 Dated September 24, 2009; Resolution 2012-094 Dated March 22, 2012.

Number of Members:
Seventeen (17) Members

Terms of Office:
3 Years

Meeting Schedule:
3rd Wednesday Each Month, Gaston County Administration Bldg, Manager's Conf. Room, 12:00 pm