Child Care Licensing Advisory Board

This Board advises the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on recommended amendments to the Child Care Facilities Ordinance; proposes additional rules and regulations to the BOCC which effectuates the intent and purpose of the Ordinance; recommends and assists the Hillsborough County Office of Child Care Licensing in the development and implementation of training materials for child care personnel. It also advises the Hillsborough County Office of Child Care Licensing on all matters pertaining to child care facilities.

Membership:

The membership of this Board shall be appointed by the BOCC and shall be comprised of 17 members. Composition is specified as follows:

  1. A Representative of a local non-profit or governmental agency, other than a unit of County government, serving the needs of young children in child care and their parents in the County;
  2. The Director of Early Childhood Education for the Hillsborough County School System, or representative;
  3. The Director of the Hillsborough County Health Department, or representative;
  4. The President of an association whose purpose is to promote professionalism in early childhood programs, or representative;
  5. Two Operators from a licensed, private, for-profit child care facility;
  6. The president or representative of a Child Care Provider's Association;
  7. One parent from the public-at-large who has a child enrolled in a licensed family child care home;
  8. Two operators from licensed family child care homes representing all segments of the community;
  9. An operator from a licensed public/private child care facility that works primarily with migrant children;
  10. Three parents from the public who have a child enrolled in a child care facility in Hillsborough County;
  11. An operator of a religiously exempt or licensed religiously affiliated child care facility;
  12. A representative of an accrediting organization of an exempt child care facility;
  13. An operator from a licensed child care facility that serves at-risk or special needs children.

Terms:

Members shall serve three year terms.

Special Requirements:

Appointment to this Board is contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

Authority:

Chapter 402, Florida Statutes; Hillsborough County Child Care Facilities Ordinance 19-5.

Meetings:

Quarterly, 3rd Thursday
3152 Clay Mangum Lane
Building #3156
Tampa, FL 33618

Contact:

Lisa Bragano
Child Care Licensing
3152 Clay Mangum Lane
Tampa, FL 33618
Phone: (813) 264-3925

Members:

Member Position Dates of Service
Ms. Kristine Aviles C - Hillsborough County Health Department Representative 09/22/2021 -
09/30/2024
Mr. Remus Bulmer J - Parent who has a child enrolled in a child care facility in Hillsborough County
Ms. Nereia Cormier E - Operator from a licensed private for-profit child care facility  05/16/2018 -
03/31/2024*
Ms. Michelle De Silva J - Parent who has a child enrolled in a child care facility in Hillsborough County
Ms. Daphne Fudge D - President of an Association Whose Purpose is to Promote Professionalism in Early Childhood Programs 02/06/2019 -
01/31/2022
Ms. Mary Morey A - Local non-profit or governmental agency serving the needs of young children and their parents  10/21/2020 -
10/31/2023 
Ms. Jacalyn Muir
J - Parent who has a child enrolled in a child care facility in Hillsborough County 10/03/2018 -
10/31/2021*
Pastor Timothy Myers K - Operator of a religiously exempt or licensed religiously affiliated child care facility 10/05/2011 -
03/31/2024*
Ms. Alejandra Norris H - Operator from a licensed family child care home representing all segments of the community
Pastor Wayne Radd L - Representative of an accrediting organization of an exempt child care facility 10/20/2010 -
03/31/2024*

I - Operator from a licensed public/private child care facility that works primarily with migrant children   

B - Director of Early Childhood Education for the Hillsborough County School System or Representative   

M - Operator from a licensed child care facility that serves at-risk or special needs children   

G - Parent from the public at large who has a child enrolled in a licensed family child care home  

F - President or representative of a child care provider's association   
*Reappointed