Boards, Commissions and Committees

Children & Families (First 5) Commission of Fresno County

Committee Children & Families (First 5) Commission of Fresno County
Enabling Legislation Fresno Co. Ordinance adopted Dec. 8, 1998 - Sections 2.38.010 through 2.38.30 of Title 2; Amended Fresno County Ordinance March 2, 1999; March 23, 1999; and June 29, 1999; Amended Fresno County Ordinance August 19, 2014
Membership Seven Members
Term Specifications Two (2) years for the Member of the BOS; Four (4) years for all other members. Terms shall commence at noon on the first Monday after January 1st of the calendar year appointed and end at noon on the first Monday after January 1st in which the term expires.
Compensation Reasonable expenses including, but not limited to travel, mileage and childcare
Duties Determine use of Prop 10 ($.50 cent excise tax on tobacco products); local expenditures must be in accordance with the County strategic plan and designed to promote, support and improve early childhood development, and reduce children's exposure to tobacco smoke
Qualifications 1. Group 1 a. Two (2) members of the commission shall be from among: i. the county health officer ii. persons responsible for management of the following county functions: children's services, public health services, behavioral health services, social services, and tobacco and other substance abuse prevention and treatment services. b. Each member of Group 1, cannot be employed by a county department that receives any funding from the Commission, and the member's spouse, co-habitant, or immediate family members cannot be employed by, consult for, or contract with an agency or entity that receives funding from the Commission. 2. Group 2 a. One (1) Member of the Board of Supervisors. 3. Group 3 a. Four (4) members of the commission shall be from among the persons described in Group 1 above and persons from the following categories: i. recipients of project services included in the county strategic plan; educators specializing in early childhood development; representatives of a local child care resource or referral agency, or a local child care coordinating group; representatives of a local organization for prevention or early intervention for families at risk; representatives of community-based organizations that have the goal of promoting nurturing and early childhood development; representatives of local school districts; and representatives of local medical, pediatric, or obstetric associations or societies. b. Two (2) Group 3 Members must reside on the west side of Highway 99 in Fresno County c. Two (2) Group 3 Members must reside on the east side of Highway 99 in Fresno County d. Not more than two (2) Members from Group 3 may reside in any one Supervisorial District. e. Each member of Group 3, and their spouse, domestic partner, or immediate family shall not be employed by, consult for, or contract with an agency or organization that receives any funding from the Commission.
Meeting Schedule Monthly
AB 1234 Ethics Training Pursuant to Government Code Section 53235, if any local agency provides any type of compensation, salary, or stipend to a member of a legislative body or provides reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred by a member of a legislative body in the performance of official duties, then all agency officials shall receive training in ethics.
Oath of Office Required
Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) Required
Website http://www.first5fresno.org/
Contact Fabiola Gonzalez-Chavez (559) 558-4910
550 E. Shaw, Suite 215 Fresno, CA 93710

Members

Position Members Appointed Date Term Expires Districts
BOS Member Pacheco, Brian 1/8/2019 1/6/2020 At Large
Westside Position Sablan, Marcia E. 6/4/2019 1/4/2021 At Large
Westside Position Vacant 6/2/2015 1/7/2019 At Large
Eastside Position Morales, Hugo 2/7/2017 1/4/2021 At Large
Eastside Position Davies-Balch, Shantay R. 5/7/2019 1/3/2023 At Large
Health Services System Gilbert, Kari 1/29/2019 1/3/2023 At Large
Health Services System Utecht, Dawan 1/29/2019 1/3/2023 At Large