Cristal Hicks

Cristal served as a parent representative on FIC's Board from 2012 until 2015 and as Treasurer from 2013 until 2015.  She is the mother of four children - all of whom are enrolled in behavioral health services. She has also served the community as a direct support provider for 19 years working with children ages birth to five years old, teenagers and young adults, parents/caregivers, and the elderly in both the Department of Developmental Disabilities and in Behavioral Health services.

Cristal is especially knowledgable in areas of Special Education, as she is the primary advocate for all four of her own children. She is an avid learner and continually seeks to build on and improve her skill set through trainings, workshops and other education opportunities. Cristal brings a wealth of personal and professional experinece to FIC's Board and is a terrific representative of the "family voice".