Birth to 25 (B-25) Advisory Board
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The Birth to 25 Advisory Board (B-25 Board) is a 20-member board tasked with proposing to the County Executive and County Council a long range plan with policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25. The Board will adopt a pro-social approach that engages children, youth and young adults throughout the age spectrum of Birth to 25 within families, their communities, schools, justice systems, health systems, nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, and peer groups.


Pierce County Human Services seeks interested candidates to serve on the Birth to 25 Advisory Board (B-25 Board). The B-25 Board is a newly created 20-member board tasked with proposing a long-range plan with policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25.

 


The B-25 Board currently has two vacant position to fill – Tribal Community and Special Needs Community. Board members must be over 18 years old and able to attend monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month. Interested parties may apply online or print and mail in the application.


Board Members
  1. Membership Criteria
  2. Members

The membership of the B-25 Board will consist of 20 voting members who represent the cultural diversity of Pierce County, including: seven community members that can represent family perspectives and viewpoints (one from each of the seven County Council districts);

and...

  1. one representative from a county-wide youth-serving organization 
  2. one representative from K-12 education
  3. one representative from early childhood education
  4. one representative from youth workforce development
  5. one representative from juvenile justice
  6. one representative from Public Health 
  7. one representative from the Behavioral Health community, including mental health and substance use disorder services 
  8. one representative from a youth housing/homelessness organization
  9. one representative from the pediatric medical community
  10. one representative from the faith community
  11. one representative from the special needs community
  12. one young adult
  13. one representative from the tribal community

The B-25 Board is also encouraged to add non-voting student members with a preference for young adults in the 18-25 age category and those who have utilized the above-mentioned services. The Board will meet at least quarterly and reports its findings to the Pierce County Council and County Executive. The Board will sunset December 31, 2022 and all 20 appointed members will serve until the sunset date.

Meeting Schedule
Birth to 25 Advisory Board will meet the first Monday of each month. See Calendar below.
Agendas & Minutes
  1. 2021 Meeting Material
  2. 2020 Meeting Material

Next Birth to 25 Meeting: 
Executive Committee Meeting
March 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Watch the meeting: https://piercecountywa.zoom.us/j/97633959615

Or join by phone:(253) 215-8782 or toll free (877) 853-5247

     Meeting ID: 976 3395 9615


Agenda & Minutes

Birth to 25 (B-25) Advisory Board Meetings Minutes

January 4, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

February 1, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

March 1, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

April 5, 2021: Cancelled


Birth to 25 (B-25) Executive Committee Meetings Minutes

January 26, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

March 8, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

March 29, 2021: Agenda | Minutes


Birth to 25 (B-25) Engagement Strategy Team Meetings Notes

January 19, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

February 5, 2021: Agenda | Minutes


Birth to 25 (B-25) Child & Youth Task Team Meetings Notes

January 22, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

February 10, 2021: Agenda | Minutes

Contact Us

Stephanie Bray at 253-798-6917
or [email protected]