Deborah Forkas, M.Ed.
Deborah Forkas has more than 30 years of experience in child welfare. From 2011-2014, she served as the Director of Children, Youth and Families for Fairfax County, Virginia. Before that, she was in Ohio, serving as the Director of Children and Family Services for Cuyahoga County (2009-2011) and as Deputy Executive Director for Social Services for Summit County (2005-2009).
She grew up in Lakewood, Ohio, graduated from Lakewood High School. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Toledo, and a Master’s in Education from John Carroll University.