Rhode Island Council of Resource Providers for Children, Youth, and Families
In 1978 several children's providers came together to form the Group Home Association:
1980 the group incorporated as a non-profit, the Rhode Island Council
on Residential Programs for Children, Youth, and Families Incorporated
2003 the name was changed to Rhode Island Council of Resource
Providers for Children, Youth, and Families Incorporated (RICORP).
2019 RICORP expanded membership to include individuals that have an
interest in improving difficult life situations for troubled children youth
and their families.
RICORP is all about supporting those that treat and care for children, youth and families with training and professional development. RICORP wants to be a great resource for the work and services you provide.
Some responsibilities of the Board of Directors shall include:
a) To facilitate the purpose for which the Corporation was established.
b) To set Corporate policy and make the decisions for which the Corporation was established.
c) To determine, monitor, and strengthen the quality of the Corporation’s programs and services.
d) To ensure effective Corporation strategic planning: determine the vision, mission and purpose of RICORP and develop long range plans.
e) To ensure that the Corporation has adequate resources to carry out the mission.
f) To enhance the Corporation’s public standing, the importance of its mission, and reputation for quality service as well as to approve the use of the Corporation’s good name in promotion or public awareness activities.
g) To ensure and maintain the general legal and ethical integrity and accountability of the Board as well as the adherence to specific, applicable codes of ethics.
RICORP Board Executive Committee:
Frances Murphy Board Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Gene Cavaliere Board Vice Chair email@example.com
Eileen Hernandez Board Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
Elizabeth Bogardus Ison Member