In its role as the role of catalysts convener and coordinator for program planning, support and oversight for local prevention of child abuse efforts.
Priority will be given to members representing personal life experiences, local clergy, victim serving and family serving entities.Greater Bay Area CAPC
No child suffers from abuse or neglect.
To shape policy, build communities and strengthen families so that child maltreatment is prevented.
CAPC works in partnership with the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) in local, regional, and statewide prevention efforts.
The local CAPC Board is made up of appointed county representatives along with 4-6 appointed citizen-at-large representatives. The Monterey County Board of Supervisors created the Monterey County CAPC on June 10, 1986.
Public agencies which were identified by the BOS at CAPC’s inception internally nominate one member and alternate. This is an ongoing appointment. For citizen-at-large representatives the appointment is four years. Priority for these appointments will be given to members representing personal life experiences, local clergy, victim serving and family serving entities.
Ginger comes to the position as Monterey County’s Child Abuse and Prevention Council Director with over two decades of child welfare experience at the federal, state and local level most recently as Monterey County’s Senior Analyst in Child Welfare. Ginger’s areas of expertise include child welfare policy, program development, primary prevention, permanency planning and transition age youth services. Ginger has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia and an MSW from Loyola – Chicago. She is active in local professional and volunteer organizations such as WELI (Women’s Educational Leadership Institute) and NCL (National Charity League).