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Tue Dec 12 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
MFSC State Board Meeting

2016

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(Photo: 2016 MFSC Board)


2015

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(Photo: 2015 MFSC Board)

 


2014

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(Photo: 2014 MFSC Board)

 


2013

  • Congratulations to the pdf 2013 scholarship winners (10 KB) and 2013 award winners.
  • MFSC held a silent auction at the 31st Annual Fall Training Conference. The proceeds of the auction went to benefit Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center located in Augusta, Michigan.  Attendees and other child support partners helped us raise over $4,723.00. The MFSC Scholarship Fund will also benefit from ther generous bids collected!!  The picture to the right is MFSC Scholarship Committee Chair, Kori Rolison, and Sandy Culver, Program Director of the Cheff Center.  Opened in 1970 as the first therapeutic riding center built especially for the purpose of serving those with special needs in the United States, the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center strives to focus on what individuals can accomplish, not on what they cannot.  
  • MFSC showcased its newly redesigned website at the 31st Annual Fall Conference. The new look reinforces the Council's mission and provides easier accessibility for mobile phones and tablets for members and site visitors.  Courtland Consulting worked closely with the Council to implement and sponsor the new design.

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(Photo: 2013 Silent Auction Charity - Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center staff)

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(Photo: 2013 MFSC Board)


2012

  • Congratulations to the pdf 2012 scholarship winners (10 KB) and 2012 award winners.
  • MFSC held a silent auction at the 30th Anniversary Fall Training Conference. The proceeds of the auction went to benefit Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center located in Augusta, Michigan.  Attendees and other child support partners helped us raise over $6,300.00. The MFSC Scholarship Fund will also benefit from ther generous bids collected!!  Opened in 1970 as the first therapeutic riding center built especially for the purpose of serving those with special needs in the United States, the Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center strives to focus on what individuals can accomplish, not on what they cannot.  

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(Photo: 2012 MFSC Board)

 


2011

 


2010

  • Congratulations to the  pdf 2010 scholarship winners (68 KB) and award winners.
  • For the 28th Annual MFSC Conference, the Council presented Little Mary's Hospitality House with a donation of $3,259.50 that was raised during the conference silent auction and raffle. In addition, the other funds raised from the auction were applied towards the scholarship program to assist MFSC members to attend future conferences.

 


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2007

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(Photos: 2007 Silent Auction and MFSC conference registration desk)

 


2006

  • The Michigan Family Support Council (MFSC) established a scholarship fund in 2006 as a result of its first annual silent auction. A scholarship committee was established to set forth the application process and to make the awards to the successful applicants.
  • Congratulations to the  pdf 2006 scholarship winners (39 KB) and 2006 award winners.
  • At the 24th Annual MFSC Conference, the Council presented the Whaley Children's Center with a donation check of $1,542.90 that was raised by the conference silent auction.

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(Photos: 2006 Silent Auction and presentation to Whaley Children's Center)

 


2005

  • Congratulations to the 2005 award winners.
  • At the 23rd Annual MFSC Conference, the Council presented Camp Highfields with a donation check of $1,500.00 that was raised by the conference silent auction

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(Photo: 2005 Silent Auction and presentation to Camp Highfields)

 


2004

  • Congratulations to the 2004 award winners.
  • At the 22nd Annual MFSC conference, the Council's first silent auction was conducted for charity. The Council presented Camp Highfields with a donation check of $1,480.00 that was raised by the conference silent auction. In addition, other funds raised by the auction were applied towards a scholarship program for future conference attendees.
  • 2004 NCSEA Excellence Award For OUTSTANDING MANAGER OF THE YEAR awarded to Andy Crisenbery, Council President, as Director of Jackson County Friend of the Court in Michigan.
  • The Council enters into a three-year facility contract, establishing Boyne Highlands as the conference destination through October 2006.
  • The Council announces availability of the new Michigan Family Support Council web site enabling Michigan child support professionals to become informed of upcoming training offerings and online registration. http://www.MiFSC.org  Courtland Consulting worked closely with the Council to implement and sponsor the new design.

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(Photo: 20045 Silent Auction and presentation to Camp Highfields)

 


2003

  • Congratulations to the 2003 award winners.
  • Dr. Sherri Z. Heller, Commissioner of the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) speaks at the 2003 training conference to congratulate Michigan on Federal Certification for having a statewide child support system implemented.

 


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1999

  • Congratulations to the 1999 award winners.
  • The Council receives full tax-exempt status from the IRS as a non-profit corporation.
  • The Council enters into its first long-term facility contract, establishing Boyne Highlands as the conference destination through October 2002.
  • The Council establishes a web site with conference and registration information.

 


1998

  • On June 8th, the Council for the first time meets with another state's council (the Indiana Child Support Alliance). Subsequently the first out-of-state board meeting is held in Angola, Indiana on June 9.

 


1997

  • The Council holds its first-ever mid-year conference for Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) training.

 


1995

  • The first Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton, compliments Michigan in her book It Takes a Village, acknowledging Michigan as a leader in child support enforcement while at the same time, treating fathers as more than just a wallet (at the time, Michigan is the only state to enforce parenting time orders.).

 


1994

  • On October 28th, the IRS grants probationary 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status to the Council as a non-profit organization.

 


1993

  • The Council hosts over 500 attendees at the fall conference for the first time.

 


1987

  • In March, the Council publishes and nationally distributes a pamphlet entitled "Non-Adjudicated Paternity Procedures".

 


1985

  • On July 5th, the Council incorporates as a Michigan non-profit organization.

 


1983

  • On October 7th, the first Michigan Family Support Council conference is held at the Lansing Sheraton with over 300 attendees.

 


1982

  • The first organizational meeting to consider a statewide child support council was held on Thursday, March 11, 1982 at the State Bar Building in Lansing.