About

Rob Velcoff worked for the New York State Division of Child Support Services for over 30 years. He became Manager of Interstate Operations at the beginning of 1999, and supervised the Central Registry until November 2008. Rob Velcoff assisted with all interstate issues for New York State, both policy and programmatic, including being part of a team responsible for implementing the 1996 version of UIFSA in January of 1998 and the 2008 version of UIFSA in January of 2016.

He was New York’s representative in several federal, national, and international workgroups. Mr. Velcoff was also New York’s international child support liaison. In May 2011 he became President of the Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association (ERICSA).

Mr. Velcoff has received several awards, including ERICSA’s Patrick W. Quinn Intergovernmental Award – Intergovernmental Impact in 2024, ERICSA’s Felix Infausto Award (President’s Award) in 2018, the Domestic Relations of Pennsylvania (DRAP) President’s Award in 2016, an Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) Certificate of Appreciation in 2014, the Florida Department of Revenue’s Sterling Silver Pickle Award in 2004 (first-ever recipient from outside the State of Florida), the New York State OTDA Commissioner’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2003, and others.

Mr. Velcoff has presented at hundreds of workshops at more than 100 states, regional, federal, national, and even international child support conferences on a wide range of topics.

He worked in child support at the local county level for three years before moving up to the state level. Mr. Velcoff received a BS in Criminal Justice from the State University College of New York at Brockport and an MA in Criminal Justice from the State University of New York at Albany.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association (ERICSA) Annual Conference: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2000 (planning committee, session coordinator, workshop coordinator, plenary speaker, presenter, moderator), virtual Intergovernmental Training Event: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021.

  • National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) Leadership Symposium/Annual Conference: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2001 (planning committee, workshop coordinator, presenter, moderator), NCSEA Policy Forum: 2023, 2022 (planning committee, session coordinator, workshop coordinator, presenter, moderator), NCSEA International Conference: 2008, 2005 (planning committee, session coordinator, workshop coordinator, presenter), NCSEA Web-Talks and Tele-Talks: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004.

 

  • Western Intergovernmental Child Support Engagement Council (WICSEC) Annual Conference: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 (presenter, moderator, ambassador).

 

  • National Tribal Child Support Association (NTCSA) Annual Conference: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021 (presenter).

 

  • National Counsel of Child Support Director’s (NCCSD): 2022, 2021 (presenter).

 

  • Federal OCSE Annual Conference: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000 (presenter), Federal OCSE Region II/III Regional Interstate and Best Practices Conferences: 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000 (planning workgroup, presenter), Federal OCSE Region I/II Regional Interstate Meeting: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2001 (presenter), Federal OCSE Region V Regional Interstate Conference: 2007.

 

  • State Child Support Conferences (examples: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Louisiana, California, Virginia, Maryland): 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2000 (presenter).

 

  • Video-electronic Training: Veritas HHS: 2024, 2023, 2022; state of Michigan, 2006.

 

  • New York State Division of Child Support Enforcement Annual Conference: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2002 (workshop coordinator, moderator, presenter).

 

  • New York Public Welfare Association Conference: 2020, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 (presenter).

COMMITTEES

  • Eastern Regional Interstate Child Support Association (ERICSA) Executive Committee – Committee Chair, Conference Program Planning Committee – Committee Chair, Interstate Improvement Committee – Committee Chair, Nominations Committee – Committee Chair, Finance Committee – Committee Chair, Policy & Legislative Committee, Site Activities Committee, Site Selection Committee, Exhibitors & Sponsors Committee, Membership Committee.

  • National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) Intergovernmental Connects Workgroup – Committee Chair, Leadership Symposium Planning Committee – Track Chair, Policy Forum Planning Committee, Web-Talk/Webinar Committee, International Committee, PGR Emerging Issues Subcommittee, Finance Committee, Interstate Committee, Policy Committee, Technology Committee.

  • Hague Administrative Cooperation International Working Group.

  • Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) International Planning Committee, FIPS/Local Case Identifier Workgroup, Interstate Forms Workgroup, Interstate Case Reconciliation Workgroup, Training Interstate Workgroup.

  • National IV-D Policy Consortium.

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