ABOUT THE ALASKA CITIZEN REVIEW PANEL
The Alaska Citizen Review Panel is a mechanism for meaningful public participation in child protection policy and practice. The Panel is an opportunity for Alaska’s citizens to engage in an intensive and rewarding public process to assist Alaska’s child protection system in being more responsive to the community’s needs.
THE MISSION OF THE CRP
The Alaska Citizen Review Panel (CRP) will review the practices, procedures, and policies of the Office of Children’s Services (OCS) and evaluate the same for compliance with federal and state laws, and the state plan. The Panel will make recommendations based on its findings to ensure the safety and well-being of Alaska’s children.
2023-2024 Panel Members
Retchenda George-Bettisworth, Chair – Fairbanks
Colin Underwood, Vice-Chair – Anchorage
Cameron Adams – Anchorage
Lucinda Alexie – Bethel
Kimberlee Saunders – Kodiak
Sharon Sparks – Nome
Trevor Storrs – Anchorage