RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


Gold Leaves OCYF
April 5, 2011

On April 4 Richard Gold informed counties and other key stakeholders of his immediate departure from his position as the Deputy Secretary for the Office of Children, Youth and Families (OCYF). In the message to the child serving system announcing he said, in part:

I leave with great admiration for the hard work, intelligence, compassion, caring and creativity that you bring to the areas of child welfare and juvenile justice. The system is strong and ready for continued great things to happen in the future for the children, youth and families whom we serve. It has been an honor and pleasure to meet and work with each and every one of you. Thank you for everything.

Cathy Utz, a long time senior member of the OCYF staff has been appointed to serve as the interim deputy secretary for OCYF.

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