Purpose

The members of the Operations Board serve as advisors to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard, which operates in accordance with the standards and rules established in Florida Statute 39.001, 39.202-39.303.5. The CACB’s purpose is the development and maintenance of a multidisciplinary approach in Brevard County that will:

Operations Advisory Board Members

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

Chair

Patricia Edmond
Casework Supervisor
Child Protection Team
Children’s Advocacy Center

Vice Chair

Sergeant Rob Vitaliano
Investigative Services/Major Crimes
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office

Secretary

Cassandra Elken
Supervising Attorney
Department of Children and Families

Directors

Catherine Barmore, Ph.D.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Kim DelGaudio
Circuit Director
Guardian ad Litem Program

Katie Guemple
Program Administrator,
Department of Children and Families

Julia Lynch
Assistant State Attorney
Office of the State Attorney
Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Unit
18th Judicial Circuit, Brevard

Vi Ngo, MD
Medical Director, Child Protection Team
Children’s Advocacy Center

Dr. Beth Thedy
Assistant Superintendent
Brevard Public Schools