Sumter DFCS board recognized with state award

Published 1:15 pm Thursday, September 8, 2016

The Sumter County Department of Family and Children Services Board was nominated and chosen as the County Board of the Year for the Georgia Association of Department of Family and Children Services Board for 2016. They received the award at the annual meeting last week in Savannah for their advocacy for staff and Sumter County residents, resource development in the community, political activism, customer service and administrative function. Shown, from left, are Linda Holloway, vice-chair; Loida Waters, County director; Richard Dumas, chair of the Board of the Year Committee; Stephen Woodson, board member; Carolyn Brown, Sumter County board chair; Martha Ridgway, board member, and Bobby Cagle, director, Division of Family and Children Services. Not shown but also on the board and honored was Jan Oxford, board member.