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Governor Jay Nixon has reappointed Regina Staves, Ph.D., Kansas City, to the Children's Trust Fund (CTF) Board of Directors.  Dr. Staves is an assistant professor and director of graduate psychology at Avila University.  She is also a psychologist in private practice, specializing in attachment, anxiety, psychological trauma, family systems, abuse and neglect, childhood behavior problems and ethics.  Dr. Staves currently serves as CTF Board Chair, a position she has held since October 2007.  Her second term will end July 2012.
The CTF Board comprises twenty-one members, thirteen of whom are public members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, two members from the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House, and two from the Missouri Senate appointed by the President Pro Tem.  Four other public members are appointed by the Governor that do not require the advice and consent of the Senate. Public members may serve up to two consecutive 3-year terms.

[Original Release – August 12, 2009]