Commission on Children and Families 
PURPOSE Plans, initiates, and coordinates systems to serve children and families throughout Lane County.
MEETS Monthly, 4th Wednesday of every month.
MEMBERSHIP 21 members, the majority of whom are laypersons. (A layperson is one whose primary income is not derived from either offering direct service to children and youth or being an administrator for a program for children and youth.) Membership consists of the County Administrator, 3 youth representatives (between the ages of 15 and 20 at the time of appointment) with a preference that one youth position represent a rural area and one youth position represent a metropolitan area; 2 rural representatives; 5 members appointed by individual Commissioners, and 9 at-large members appointed by the Board of Commissioners.
TERM 4 years, ending June 30
DEPARTMENT WEBSITE Children and Families

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Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame. Application forms are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene.

The Commission on Children and Families is a Mandated Committee. Mandated Committees are an advisory body to the Board of Commissioners, appointed by the Board. The existence charge and sometimes the composition of the committee is controlled by the enabling legislation (Lane Manual 3.505).