1OCHLA and Camerino appointments announced
COLUMBUS: Ohio Governor Bob Taft on Dec. 23, 2005 announced appointments to: the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board and the Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs.
The Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board oversees the grading of examinations of individuals applying to be a professional counselor, social worker or independent social worker and determines if an applicant is qualified for with the Recovery Services Department of Dayton Correctional Institution.
José Camerino, from University Heights, was appointed to the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for a term ending October 10, 2008, replacing Julianne Serovich, whose term expired. Mr. Camerino has a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University Long Beach and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California. Mr. Camerino is the Director of In-Home Community Based Services for Ravenwood Mental Health Center, Chardon, Ohio.
The Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs gathers and disseminates information and conducts hearings, conferences, investigations, and special studies on problems and programs concerning Spanish-speaking people, secures appropriate recognition of the accomplishments and contributions of Spanish-speaking people to the state; stimulates public awareness of the problems of Spanish-speaking people by conducting a program of public education; advises the governor, general assembly and state agencies of the nature, magnitude and priorities of the problems of Spanish-speaking persons. Members are compensated $18.98 per hour, plus expenses.
Phillip Barbosa, from Toledo, was reappointed to the Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs for a term ending October 7, 2008. Barbosa has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toledo and is a project coordinator for Hillenbrand/Zaleski Development and 20N Gallery; he also serves as president of the Ohio Republican Hispanic Assembly.
Mary Santiago, from Lorain, was reappointed to for a term ending October 7, 2008. Ms. Santiago is a festival coordinator for Sacred Heart Chapel, an event coordinator for JRS Productions, Inc. and a publicist for recording artist Helena Santiago of Combo Records.
Simon Rodríguez, from Perrysburg, was reappointed to the Commission for a term ending October 7, 2008. Rodríguez is the owner of SeaGate Graphics, Inc.