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Welcome New FloridaFAPA Board Members

Serving as Former Foster Youth Advisor, we welcome China Hall! China Hall joined the Florida FAPA Board in July of 2023 as the Former Foster Youth Advisor.  She is a native-born Floridian who grew up in Pinellas County.  China now resides in Manatee County.  Her life experiences

Board Members Wanted!

Happy 2023! Florida FAPA is looking to fill vacancies on its board. Board members serve a 2-year term, with a total of 6 years in a position. Board members play to their strengths, participate in monthly board calls, submit state-wide

Call for workshop proposals for FloridaFAPA Annual Education Conference

Florida FAPA is pleased to announce the 2023 FloridaFAPA Annual Education Conference call for Workshop Proposals.  The Annual conference will host hundreds of foster, adoptive, kinship caregivers and child welfare professionals.   Selection Criteria: We are seeking proposals on topics such as:

Thank you, Amanda!

Amanda, Thank you for the past 4 years of service as President of FloridaFAPA.  We have seen growth in all aspects of the association.  You have been integral to the important advances we have made, and for that, we Thank You for

2022 Election Update

We are excited to announce the following nominations have been received, vetted and accepted for the Election Process of the Florida FAPA: President – Lynda Thompson External Vice President – Melanie Stimmell Treasurer – Paul Vernon No Ballot will be

Conference Has Kicked Off!

Follow the FloridaFAPA 26th Annual Education Conference on our Facebook and Twitter feeds!’ll post throughout the weekend!

Conference Registration

Contact Selena Garrison

Board Member

Jerrod Pfeffer (Columbia County), contact Jerrod. . .

Contact Michele Connizzo