MISSOURI (KFVS) - Governor Greitens appointed 27 individuals to serve on board that works to protect children across the state.
The boards, including, the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Boards, Children's Trust Fund Board, Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board serve the state of Missouri.
In January 2017, all 14 members of Missouri State Foster Care and Adoption Board were serving on expired terms.
Chief Wes Blair of the Cape Girardeau Police Department serves on the Child Abuse and Neglect Review Board.
4 of the 6 Child Abuse and Neglect Review Boards couldn't hear cases because they didn't have the required number of members to meet.
Governor Greitens released the following statement:
The Governor and First Lady have worked together to support Missouri's kids who are vulnerable.