On June 26, 2018, the Delaware General Assembly enacted into law Senate Bill 235 that in sections 48 to 55 removed the statutory provisions related to the Child Placement Review Board (CPRB), bringing the work of the CPRB to a close. If you have questions related to the former functions of the CPRB, please visit the Child Protection Accountability Commission (CPAC) or call (302) 255-1730 or the Delaware Family Court or call (302) 255-0300.

If you have questions about the Educational and Training Vouchers program (ETV) please contact the Division of Family Services or call (302) 633-2638.

Child Placement Review Board



Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of five appointed members, five elected members, and one chair.

The Executive Committee has the authority and duty to:


  • Identify the need for child advocacy programs that are determined to be in the best interest of the child welfare system;
  • Employ, supervise and evaluate the Executive Director of the Board, who serves as chief administrator for the agency;
  • Advise the Executive Director on the establishment of training for the Board and provide periodic in-service training for the Board;
  • Create a written annual report that includes recommendations to the Governor, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State, and the General Assembly concerning resources, policies, procedures and statutes which affect the goal of permanency for children.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the Board's child placement review program.
  • Determine what information is necessary for reviewing and monitoring a child's placement.

The current members of the Executive Committee are as follows:


Neal Tash Chair
Judy Mellen Vice Chair (Elected; K/S)
Bonnie Maull Personnel Officer (Appointed; Sussex)
Barbara Blair Appointed (NCC)
Joe Dell'Olio Appointed (NCC)
Alexis Bryan-Dorsey Appointed (K)
Bob Hamilton Elected (NC4)
Rita Nelson Elected (S3)
Ruth Noriega Elected (K/S)
Cheryl Mitchell Elected S3

Agenda and Minutes


Open agenda and open minutes for the Executive Committee