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www.osceolachildren.org is proudly sponsored by the Transition House

Officers

 

Chair:

Joy Chuba

 

Ms. Joy Chuba has worked in the field of child abuse for nineteen years and has her Masters is Social Work. As a member of the District 7 Child Protection Team, a division of the Department of Health, she served as a Lead for the statewide Quality Assurance Team.  As the current Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center Osceola, Ms. Chuba is an active member and officer of Osceola Safe Families Task Force and Co-Chair of the Circuit 9 Child Abuse Death Review Team.  She also serves as a Board Member for the Florida Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers and Edmund Rice International.

 

 

Vice Chair:

Tina Morgan                     

                     

Tina Morgan has worked with the Department of Children and Families for more than 15 years.  She was initially hired on as a Child Protective Investigator (CPI). A few years after that she became Circuit 20’s Family Safety Specialist and Death Review Coordinator.  In addition to the years in Child Protective, Tina has also served the Department as an Adult Protective Investigator and Services Supervisor (APS), a Region Planner, an ACCESS Special Events Coordinator, and, for the last 3 years, in her current role as a Community Development Administrator.  Tina has a well-rounded background and diverse knowledge of Department programs.  She serves on multiple committees revolving around families and youth; including the Safe Families Task Force, the Healthy Baby Initiative and the Fetal Infant Mortality Review Committee, Child Fatality Review Board, Developing Healthy Children and Families Cabinet, Orange County Safe Kids Coalition, Children’s Safety Village Board, DJJ/DCF Crossover Champion, YMCA Education Committee, Youth Homelessness Demonstration Committee, Local Planning Team, Local Review Team, and Regional Review Team.  Tina holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Education degree from Texas.  Tina is married to Lance Morgan, the Adult Protective Investigations and Services Operations Manager for the Central Region.  She has 2 children that keep her busy with their extracurricular activities.

 

 

Secretary:

Corrie Kindyl

 

Corrie Kindyl, PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC, ACS is the CEO of Community Counseling Center of Central Florida, LLC. CCCCF was established in 1999 and serves 5 central florida counties providing outpatient mental health counseling services to families involved primarily in the Child Welfare system. CCCCF employs a staff of 18 Master and Doctorate level therapists. Dr. Kindyl participates in the Osceola, Orange and Seminole County Children’s Cabinets and has held officer positions in Osceola and Seminole Counties.  In her free time she loves to travel to Arizona and North Carolina and is a proud dog mom. 

 

 

 

Membership:

Kerriann Linville

Kerriann Linville has worked with the Healthy Start Coalition of Osceola County, Inc. for more than four years.  As a program specialist she oversaw state reporting and managed provider training. Kerriann led the Youth Development Task Force and facilitated their 2016 Teen Summit.  She currently serves the coalition in a consulting role while maintaining her Florida Real Estate License with Berkshire Hathaway Results Realty of Saint Cloud.  She serves on multiple committees revolving around families and youth; including the Safe Families Task Force, the School Health Advisory Committee, the Healthy Baby Initiative and the Fetal Infant Mortality Review Committee.  Kerriann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Florida Southern College and is married to Brad Linville, an Osceola County School Administrator.  She has 2 children that keep her busy with their extracurricular activities.

 

Treasurer:

Christine Falkowski

 

Christine Falkowski, Director of Marketing with The Transition House has been involved in the Osceola County community since 2001 and has represented several not-for-profit boards, including The Transition House, Inc., The Veterans Tribute and Museum of Osceola County, the Osceola County Veterans Council, the St. Cloud/Greater Osceola Chamber of Commerce, The American Legion, Mission United, a United Way program, and the Osceola Children’s Cabinet.  As the Marketing Director for The Transition House, she establishes the connection between the mental health and substance use/dependence outpatient centers operated by The Transition House and multiple community assets to assist children, families and adults so they can receive the vital services needed to live safer, fuller and richer lives.    Christine was recognized as a Veteran of Influence by the Orlando Business Journal in 2014.

 

 

Immediate

Past Chair:

Victor Salgado

 

Victor Salgado, Community Connector with Molina health care and a state certified community Health Worker (CCHW) is the immediate past Chair of the Osceola Childrens Cabinet which he chaired from January 2013 to December 2015. He has been actively involved in the Osceola County Community since 2008, and has sat on various not for profit boards, which include Vice Chair of the early learning Coalition of Osceola, and Board member of the Childrens Advocacy center of Osceola. His past positions include Foster Parent Liaison for Orange and Osceola counties for the former county lead agency Family Services of Metro Orlando which managed the care of Children in Foster and out of home care, and Guardian ad litem recruitment coordinator for the state of Florida Guardian at Litem program which advocated in the court process for children in the foster care system. As a Community connector for Molina Healthcare his role is to advocate and provide community resources to Molina Healthcare members as a vital part of the integrated Molina healthcare Team and provide support to disconnected members with special needs, by educating and advocating as well as assisting them in managing their healthcare needs.