SLI Government Solutions Sponsors and Co-Chairs the National Child Support Enforcement Association’s Policy Forum

Continuing its long tradition of supporting educational sessions and policy discussions for the child support community, the CSF Division of SLI sponsored the NCSEA Policy Forum.

SILVER SPRING, MD (March 22, 2019) The National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) held its annual Policy Forum last month in Washington D.C. With the highest attendance in history, 500 child support policy makers—including 33 state child support directors, several county directors, and 36 directors and staff at OCSE—discussed the national policies and government initiatives to lift families out of poverty.

SLI’s CSF Division Director of the Child Support Practice, Diane Potts co-chaired the successful event with AEI Fellow and incoming President Robert Doar. Diane led the audience’s participation in each of the seven plenary sessions including the keynote plenaries:

Susan Paikin, Meg Haynes, Phil Ashmore, and CSF consultant Hannah Roots joined 35 delegates from the U.S., delegates from 10 other countries, and the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on International Private Law at the International Roundtable hosted by the Swiss Embassy.

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CSF President Vernon Drew, Vice President Kathy Sokolik, and Senior Associates Meg Haynes, Cindy Holdren, Elizabeth Morgan, and Susan Paikin all joined Diane in participating in lively discussions in plenary and workshop sessions at the conference.

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About CSF

Since 1991, CSF has formed partnerships with more than 44 state and local human service agencies to deliver effective and efficient services in areas of child support, child welfare, welfare-to-work transition, childcare, and other programs relating to children and families. CSF’s work for children, youth and families places particular emphasis on child support, paternity and custody, child maltreatment, foster care and child welfare, children in poverty, adolescent pregnancy and parenting, and juvenile justice. Within these fields, CSF delivers a variety of services, including strategic planning, policy analysis, business process analysis and reform, implementation assistance, and training and coaching for policy and program delivery staff at the federal, state, and local level. For more information, visit SLI’s Center for the Support of Families.

About SLI Government Solutions

SLI Government Solutions (SLI) is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, with project locations in over a dozen capital cities across the US.  SLI helps federal, state  and local government agencies build quality and innovation into their system implementations and program improvement initiatives. SLI is committed to the use of a standards-based quality management methodology that has been proven effective in a wide range of system implementations and process improvement projects. SLI’s SQM3 methodology is ISO 9001:2015 certified.


Kathy Sokolik, Vice President, Child Support Practice (707) 373-2975