Child Care Licensing Hearing Officer

Pursuant to the Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 14-40, and the Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 14-39, an application for a license or a current licensee, under these ordinances, may request a hearing whenever an application for a license is denied, or whenever a license has been placed on probation, suspended, revoked, or an administrative fine has been imposed by the Office of Child Care Licensing. These hearings are conducted by a hearing officer who makes findings and recommendations with respect to the matters considered at the hearing.

Membership:

The Hearing Officers shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of four members.

Terms:

Hearing Officers shall serve three year terms.

Special Requirements:

Hearing Officers must be members in good standing of the Florida Bar and may not be employees of the County Attorney's Office.
Appointment as a Hearing Officer is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Authority:

Hillsborough County Child Care Homes Licensing Ordinance 14-40, and Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 14-39.

Meetings:

When requested.

Contact:

Angela Chowning
Manager Children and Youth Services
3152 Clay Mangum Lane
Tampa, FL 33618
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 264-3925 ext.53565

Members:

Member Position Dates of Service
Mr. Alan Borden 06/07/2017-
06/30/2020
Mr. Christopher Brown 01/09/2013-
01/31/2019*
Mr. Troy Lovell 06/05/2013-
06/30/2019
Ms. Tanya O'Connor 06/05/2013-
06/30/2019
* reappointed