Gayle Channing-Tenenbaum has spent over 40 years working on programs to support children, youth and their families focused on preventing abuse and neglect, providing behavioral health services and preventing custody relinquishment. For 35 years of those years, she directed policy and legislative strategy for the Public Children’s Services Association of Ohio. She has extensive experience in human services advocacy and public policy, strategic planning and in coalition building. She has received numerous awards. Most recently she has served as a consultant to Community Solutions on issues related to multi-system youth. Gayle has a Masters’ of Social Work from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from the University of Cincinnati.