Ohio Revised Code: § 5104.08. Day-care advisory council.
There is hereby created in the department of job and family services a day-care
advisory council to advise and assist the department in the administration of this chapter
and in the development of child day-care. The council shall consist of eighteen
members appointed by the director of job and family services with the approval of the
governor. The director of job and family services, the superintendent of public
instruction, the director of health, the director of commerce, and the state fire marshal
shall serve as nonvoting members of the council.
Six members shall be representatives of child day-care centers subject to licensing, the
members to represent a variety of centers, including nonprofit and proprietary, from
different geographical areas of the state. At least three members shall be parents,
guardians, or custodians of children in a head start program or receiving child day-care
or publicly funded child day-care in the child's own home, a center, type A home,
certified type B home, or type B home at the time of appointment. Three members shall
be representatives of in-home aides, type A homes, certified type B homes, or type B
homes or head start programs. At least two members shall represent county
departments of job and family services. The remaining members shall be
representatives of the teaching, child development, and health professions, and other
individuals interested in the welfare of children. At least six members of the council shall
not be employees or licensees of a child day-care center or type A home, or providers
operating a certified type B home or type B home, or in-home aides.
Six of the original appointments shall be for one year, six for two years, and six for
three years, and subsequent appointments shall be for three-year terms. Vacancies
shall be filled for the unexpired terms.
The council shall advise the director on matters affecting the licensing of centers and
type A homes an