“By providing early access to proper health and education, we can have a profound and meaningful impact on a child’s life,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. “We’re looking for leaders in early childhood development to join First 5 Orange County to help us develop the most effective early childhood programs.”
Established in 1998 through Proposition 10, First 5 Orange County funds education, health care, and child development programs that support children from the prenatal stage up to age five. The nine-member Commission is appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and includes six at-large members of the public.
Commission members will help advance First 5 Orange County’s Strategic Plan by serving a two-year term, meet six times per year, serve on ad-hoc committees, and represent First 5 Orange County at community events.
“Orange County residents now have the opportunity to part of a team that helps ensure children have access to quality early learning experiences and environments,” said Supervisor Do.
First 5 Orange County Commissioner Requirements
Do you have experience in education and early child intervention? Want to make a positive impact in your community?
To qualify for the First 5 Orange County Board of Directors, candidates must be Orange County residents with relevant expertise in one of the following two categories:
- Education and early intervention, such as teachers, educators, and other representatives of schools.
- Healthy children and early intervention, such as nurses, doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals.
Visit First 5 Orange County’s website for more information on the commission and to view the application. Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM on March 6, 2020
For more information, please contact Lisa Burke at First5OC@cfcoc.ocgov.com.