Board Member Roles and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and duties of WCIPF
Board of Directors include, but are not limited
a. Develop plans for
services to those populations identified as appropriate for
interagency services; be responsible for developing a
comprehensive interagency plan for the delivery of services
to families and children.
b. Develop specific
outcome measures that include reductions in numbers of
children entering out-of-home and out-of-state placements;
increase number of children who are effectively supported
and maintained in their homes.
a. Assure development of an
integrated data collection system; conduct independent,
ongoing analysis to determine the effectiveness of the data collection model.
b. Develop, in
conjunction with the State of Maryland, the capacity to
monitor service delivery, track outcomes, maximize federal
funding opportunities and assure fiscal accountability.
a. Monitor the
expenditure of all WCIPF funding.
provider services to assure that program funds are being expended in keeping with the priorities in the WCIPF
Five-Year Subdivision Strategic Plan.
c. Allocate earned reinvestment/incentive monies to
community-based services in accordance with
d. Assure that federal
and other funding opportunities are maximized in all
family and children services in the jurisdiction.
progress of WCIPF efforts to assure target populations are being served and whether the planned service is being
Establish procedures to track progress in achieving the
outcomes noted in the WCIPF Five-Year Subdivision
Prepare and review annually the Memorandum of
Understanding between Worcester County’s Initiative to
Preserve Families, the Worcester County Commissioners, and
the State of Maryland.
a. Develop specific models of service
delivery within the parameters established by the
b. Develop community plans for
reaching the goal of providing non-categorical
intensive family preservation services to all families with
a child at imminent risk of placement, and reduce
the number of children in out-of-state placements.
c. Develop, implement, and evaluate plans for
community-based, high risk, primary prevention, and
early intervention services.
Appointment to the WCIPF Board of Directors shall be by the
Worcester County Commissioners.