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Membership Openings for the Nebraska Children's Commission and Subgroups


The Nebraska Children’s Commission and several of its statutory subgroups occasionally seek applications for membership. A listing of the open statutory positions is below.

Foster Care Reimbursement Rate Committee

The FCRRC was codified at Neb. Rev. Stat. ยง43-4217 to make recommendations on foster care reimbursement rates, statewide standardized level of care assessment, and adoption assistance payments. Members of the Foster Care Reimbursement Rate Committee would serve a term of four years from the time of appointment. The Committee is seeking the following representative:

  1. A foster parent who contracts directly with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Applications for membership of the Foster Care Reimbursement Rate Committee can be download here.

Juvenile Services Committee

The mission of this Committee is to design a comprehensive, accountable, culturally competent, continuum of care in the juvenile justice system that meets the needs of families and youth while maintaining public safety.The Juvenile Services Committee is currently seeking the following representatives:

  1. Practicing Defense Attorney
  2. In-Home Service Provider

Applications for membership of the Juvenile Services Committee can be download here.

Strengthenting Families Act Committee

The purpose of the Strengthening Families Act Committee is to act as an advisory body while the normalcy provisions of the Strengthening Families Act are implemented in Nebraska. Members of the Strengthening Families Act Committee would serve a term of two years from the time of appointment. The Committee is seeking the following representatives:

  1. Parent who has experience with the Foster Care System
  2. A representative of a child care institution

Applications for membership of the Strengthening Families Act Committee can be downloaded here.

Other Subgroups

The Commission is always excited to have members of the community and stakeholder organizations become involved in its work. A chart of the active groups of the Commission can be accessed here. Should you be interested in any of the Commission's groups, please feel free to contact Comission staff at NECC.Contact@nebraska.gov or (402) 471-4416 for more information.