Seeking Applicants for the Children's Trust of Alachua County

Alachua County is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Children's Trust of Alachua County. There is one appointment coming available. Applications must be received by Friday, May 26, 2023, to be considered at the June 13 County Commission meeting for possible recommendations to the Governor's Office.
The Children's Trust of Alachua County is an Independent Special District whose mission is to fund and support a coordinated system of community services that allows all youth and their families to thrive.

The Children's Trust is governed by a ten-member board of which the Governor appoints five members. The Governor makes appointments from a list of names recommended by the Alachua County Board of Commissioners. The Governor's Appointments Office has requested three additional names for consideration.  

Applications are available online. Applicants should fill out the application in its entirety, save it, and email it to

For more information, contact Alachua County Community Support Services Assistant Director Tom Tonkavich at 352-264-6738 or

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