Boards and Commissions

Aging Advisory Committee

Christal Parker Batey
The Prince George's County Aging Advisory Committee is comprised of twenty-four
members appointed by the County Executive to advise him on issues related to aging. The members are citizen leaders representing the public and private community. The Committee's mission is to support and advocate the promotion of choice, independence and dignity for all older Prince Georgians and their families. In addition, the Committee has oversight of all aging programs, including review of the Aging Area Plan to ensure that its goals and objectives are met and reflect the needs of senior citizens residing in Prince George's County.

Commission for Veterans

Ginger Miller, Chair
The mission of the Commission for Veterans is to elevate, develop and promote new and existing programs and services for Veterans and their families within Prince George’s County. It’s our vision Prince George’s County offers our Veterans quality services and programs to ensure the enrichment and enhancement of life for our men and women and their families. Monthly meetings are held the first Monday of the month (except when national holidays conflict with the meeting day).

Commission for Children, Youth and Families

Joseph Pruden, Acting Chair
The Prince George's County Commission for Children, Youth and Families has as its mission the enhancement of the quality of life for children, youth and families of Prince George's County. The Commission fulfills its mission through the identification of needs and services, and the development, monitoring and evaluation of a coordinated, comprehensive County plan for children, youth and families.

Commission for Individuals with Disabilities

Sandra Kellstrom, Chair
Barbara Harris, Vice Chair

The Commission for Individuals with Disabilities was established in 1986 and consists of twenty volunteer members, appointed by the County Executive for a two-year term. Representatives include consumers with disabilities, employees of public and private agencies providing services to the disability community and interested citizens of the County. These volunteers bring together a collective expertise in order to evaluate services for citizens with disabilities, to advise the County on the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and to ensure that all County services -- employment, housing, transportation and recreation -- are fully accessible.

Commission for Women

Jennifer Jones, Chair
Linda Johnson Thomas, Vice Chair

The Commission members bring substantial and varied volunteer expertise to local government plus an enduring commitment to make our County a healthy and supportive place for women to live, work and manage their family lives. The Prince George's County Commission for Women advises the residents of the County, the County Council, the County Executive, and various departments of local, state, and federal government on matters that influence the well being of women. The Commission conducts research and disseminates information regarding Prince George's County women and their needs. Detailed information is provided.

Mental Health Advisory Committee

Charmian O. Crawford, Chair
The mission of the Mental Health Advisory Committee (MHAC) is to serve as advocate for a comprehensive and systemic mental health system for individuals of all ages. To accomplish this mission, the MHAC (1) evaluates the allocation and adequacy of publicly funded mental health services for County residents and (2) determines the needs of the County's mental health system by identifying gaps in services, promoting availability and accessibility of quality mental health services and forging interagency collaborations to fill service gaps.