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Office of the Child Advocate: Child Protection Accountability Commission
CPAC Membership

 

The Delaware Child Protection Accountability Commission is hereby established. The Commission shall consist of 20 members with the at-large members and the Chair appointed by the Governor, shall be staffed by the Office of the Child Advocate and shall be comprised of the following:
COMMISSIONERS AND DESIGNEES
Statutory Role Name/Title
Secretary of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(1)
The Honorable Jennifer Ranji
Secretary, DSCYF
Director of the Division of Family Services
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(2)
Dr. Victoria Kelly
Director, DFS
Two Representatives from the Attorney’s General Office
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(3)
Patricia Dailey Lewis, Esquire, Deputy Attorney General Director, Family Division

Kathy Jennings, Esquire, Deputy Attorney General Director, Criminal Division
Two Members of the Family Court
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(4)
The Honorable Chandlee Johnson Kuhn
Chief Judge, Family Court

The Honorable Joelle Hitch
Judge, Family Court
One Member of the House of Representatives
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(5)
The Honorable Melanie George Smith
Delaware State Representative
One Member of the Senate
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(6)
The Honorable Patricia Blevins
Delaware State Senator
Chair of the Child Placement Review Board
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(7)
Carolyn Walker
Chair, CPRB
Secretary of the Department of Education
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(8)
The Honorable Mark Murphy
Secretary, DOE

Designee
Mary Kate McLaughlin
Chief of Staff
Director of Child Mental Health Services
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(9)
Susan Cycyk
Director, CMH
Chair of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(10)
The Honorable Patricia Blevins
Chair, DVCC

Designee
Ellie Torres
Executive Director, DVCC
At-large Member – Medical Community
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(11)
Allan DeJong, M.D.
Medical Director, Children at Risk, CARE Program, DuPont Hospital for Children
At-large Member – Interagency Committee on Adoption
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(11)
Mary Lou Edgar
Member of IACOA
At-large Members – Law Enforcement
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(11)

Captain Robert Lucas, New Castle County Police Department

Designee:
Sgt. Reginald Laster, Supervisor of the Family Services Unit, New Castle County Police

Colonel Nathanial McQueen, Superintendent, Division of State Police

Designee:
Corporal Adrienne Owen, Detective, Domestic Violence Unit, Delaware State Police
At-large Members – Child Protection Community
16 Del. C. § 912(a)(11)
C. Malcolm Cochran, IV, Esquire - Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
CPAC Chair

Randall Williams
Executive Director, Children’s Advocacy Center

Janice Mink
Citizen

Ellen Levin
Citizen
STAFF
Statutory Role Name/Title
CPAC Executive Director
16 Del. C. § 912(b)
Tania M. Culley, Esquire
Child Advocate, Office of the Child Advocate
CPAC Staff
16 Del. C. § 912(a)
Amanda L. Brennan, Office Manager
Office of the Child Advocate

Rosalie Morales, Program Administrator
Office of the Child Advocate

Jessica Begley, Training Coordinator


Frequently Needed Forms
CPAC
History, Statutes & Statutory Mission
Citizen Review Panel
Children's Justice Act Taskforce
Committees and Initiatives
Members
CPAC Member Agency Reports and Statistics
CPAC Reports & Publications
Meetings and Minutes
Child Welfare Trainings/Web Based Information

How to Contact the Office of the Child Advocate:
Wilmington
900 King Street, Suite 210
Wilmington, DE 19801
Voice (302) 255-1730
Fax (302) 577-6831
Georgetown
6 West Market Street, Suite 1
Georgetown, DE 19947
Voice (302) 856-5720
Fax (302)856-5722