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Children's Board of Hillsborough County extends job search for new leader listen

03/07/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County is re-opening its search for a new leader. Wednesday, after narrowing down a field of 200 candidates to just five applicants, the firm charged with finding a CEO was granted 30 more days to bring more qualified executives to the table. Renee Narloch is the Vice President of Bob Murray and Associates.

“The more we have to choose from, the better off we are. Along the way we may get down to folks that their salary is too high or maybe we ha...

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How can children's mental health research be effective listen

03/30/11 Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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At last week’s 24th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference in downtown Tampa, WMNF’s Dawn Morgan Elliott spoke with several mental health professionals about how research can grow from an idea to a viable strategy in dealing with children’s behavioral issues and mental illness.

“We who are providing services in the field of children and families are being asked to prove that what we’re doing works.”

Robert Lieberman is the Executive Director of ...

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CEO of Children's Board on mental illness & early childhood education listen

03/25/11 Dawn Morgan Elliott
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Dr. Luanne Panacek is the CEO of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. This week she attended the 24th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference in Tampa, and sat on a panel that responded to keynote speaker Geoffrey Canada, a somewhat controversial education reformer and founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone in New York.

WMNF’s Dawn Morgan Elliott interviewed Panasek today, and began by asking her to explain the role of the [Children’s Board](http://w...

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Hillsborough BOCC Tells Tallahassee to Keep its Hands off Children's Board listen

04/07/10 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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The Hillsborough County Commission resolved to oppose two bills currently in the state legislature that would require several youth service organizations that have taxing authority to be approved by ballot every six years. Hillsborough’s Children’s Board is one of these. Commissioner Kevin Beckner sponsored the resolution, which passed five to one.

Beckner said that asking voters to approve the board’s existence would cause an undue burden on taxpayers, adding that the county already...

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