Contact info for the Legislative Chair:
222 Reno Rd.
Royston, GA 30662
Chair's role: Advocates for entire membership of the state association along with the legislative policy committee. This committee is responsible for advocacy for legislative and policy issues at the state level and local levels, advocacy for foster, adoptive relative, kinship care issues - looking to state to fund conference training for all levels, advocate for presence of a lobbyist at the State Capitol to serve on behalf of AFPAG, advocate for consistency of policy from county to county throughout the state, help Board of Directors develop and maintain a roster of credible spokespersons.
Main focus for 2007: To continue to lobby for increases in the per diem reimbursement rates to foster parents according to USDA guidelines. Promote the new foster parent license plates that can be purchased at local county DMV offices throughout the state.