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Chairman Graham Holds Hearing on Mayor’s Board of Social Work Nominees
Councilmember Jim Graham, chairman of the Committee on Human Services, will hold a hearing this morning to vote on all nominees to the Board of Social Work.
“The mayor has put forth 5 impressive nominees whose educational, professional and personal experiences will ensure that social workers in the District are held to the highest possible standards,” said Graham.
The mayor nominated Ms. Anne M. Selee, Dr. Cathleen A. Gray, Ms. Velva R. T. Spriggs, Ms. Faith J. Bonner, and Ms. Michelle Y. Rose. All nominees were introduced by Council Chairman Kwame Brown, at the request of the mayor, on March 21, 2012. They were officially referred to the Committee on Human Services on Friday, March 23, 2012.
“The mission of the Board is to protect the citizens of the District by ensuring that all health care professionals practicing social work meet at least the minimum level of competency for safe practice,” said Graham.