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Social Services Advisory Board

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Pursuant to Code of Virginia § 63.2-302, Fauquier County has designated the County Administrator to serve as the local board of social services.  This Social Services Advisory Board is appointed as required by Code of Virginia § 63.2-305 to advise the County Administrator with respect to duties and functions imposed upon him by law. 

Responsibilities, Powers & Terms

 The powers and duties of the Advisory Board are: 

  1. To interest itself in all matters pertaining to the public assistance and social services needed by people of Fauquier County.
  2. To monitor the formulation and implementation of public assistance and social services programs by the Department of Social Services.
  3. To meet with the County Administrator at least four times a year for the purpose of making recommendations on policy matters concerning the Department of Social Services.
  4. To make an annual report to the Board of Supervisors, concurrent with the budget presentation of the Department of Social Services, concerning the administration of public assistance and social services programs.
  5. To submit to the Board of Supervisors, from time to time, other reports that the Advisory Board deems appropriate.

Committee Term:  4 years (staggered)


Board Member/Staff Representing Term Expiration

Janelle Downes



Erin Kozanecki


Beth Foddrell


Frank Finn


Jack Ledden


Kathryn Johnston*

Department of Social Services (Staff)

320 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA  20186

(540) 422-8440


*Denotes Staff Lead

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