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WELFARE REFORM BOARD

 

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law.

The Welfare Reform Board is tasked specifically with adopting policies, rules, and regulations regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). It is comprised of members selected by the mayor, members of city council, and workforce development and human services personnel.

View the Welfare Reform Board Ordinance here.

NEXT MEETING:

TBD

 

The Welfare Reform Board meets quarterly at a minimum and every month when agenda items are present. All meetings are free and open to the public.

The meeting location changes; please refer to the agenda for the upcoming meeting for date and location.

  • Jeff Fitzgerald, Board Chair, Business Community Representative 
  • Shawn DeBerry Johnson, Vice Chair, Denver Human Services Representative
  • Don Mares, Executive Director, Denver Human Services
  • George Brantley, Director, Hope Center
  • Penny May, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Michael B. Hancock
  • Councilman Rafael Espinoza, City Council District 1 Representative
  • Councilwoman Stacie Gilmore, City Council District 11 Representative
  • Sarai Williams, Community Representative
  • Jack Regenbogen, At-large Representative
  • Vacancy - service provider representative

The agenda is available one to two days before each meeting. If you are a citizen and wish to comment, please arrive at least 10 minutes before the meeting to sign-up to speak. You will be given three minutes to share your comments with the board at the end of the meeting. The public comments session is limited to five speakers based on a first come, first served basis.

If the board is considering a policy change, the public is also able to comment on that change before the board votes. To request a copy of the proposed policy change or to receive the agenda, send an email to Ginger.Vigil@denvergov.org.

Persons not able to attend a Welfare Reform Board meeting but who wish to make a public comment may forward a written comment to:

Denver Human Services
Welfare Reform Board
Attn: Ginger Vigil
1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204

The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law.

September 12, 2018 — Agenda

July 11, 2018 — Agenda

May 23, 2018 — Agenda

April 25, 2018 — Agenda 
Minutes

March 14, 2018 — Agenda
Minutes

 

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS

CONTACT US
 

Welfare Reform Board
Denver Human Services
Richard T. Castro Center
1200 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80204

Ginger Vigil,
Staff Contact
720-944-2678
Ginger.Vigil@denvergov.org

Todd Jorgensen,
Deputy Executive Director, Assistance Division
720-944-3035
todd.jorgensen@denvergov.org  

 

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