Children and Families First Commission
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION
Replaces All Previous Notices
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following seat information and term expirations (in bold), appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
Seat 1, Mary Hansell, shall be the Director of Public Health or his/her designee, for an indefinite term.
Seat 2, Joan Miller, shall be the General Manager of the Department of Human Services or his/her designee, for an indefinite term.
Seat 3, Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, shall be a member of the Board of Supervisors, for an indefinite term.
Seat 4, Maria Su, shall be the Director of the Department of Children, Youth and Their
Families or his/her designee, for an indefinite term.
Seat 5, E’leva Gibson, term expiring on April 29, 2022, shall represent one or more of the categories specified in additional requirements below, for a four-year term.
Seat 6, Linda Asato, term expiring on April 29, 2023, shall represent one or more of the categories specified in additional requirements below, for the unexpired portion of a four-year term.
Vacant Seat 7, suceeding Suzanne Giraudo, resigned, shall represent one or more of the categories specified in additional requirements below, for the unexpired portion of a four-year term ending April 29, 2023.
Seat 8, Zea Malawa, term expiring on April 29, 2022, shall represent one or more of the categories specified in additional requirements below, for a four-year term.
Seat 9, Lynn Merz, term expiring on April 29, 2023, shall represent one or more of the categories specified in additional requirements below, for the unexpired portion a four-year term ending.
Additional Requirements: All nine members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Seats 1 through 4 shall be entitled to serve indefinite terms as long as they meet the qualifications of membership. Seats 5 through 9 shall serve four-year terms and be appointed among the following categories: children services, public health services; behavioral health services, social services and tobacco and other substance abuse prevention and treatment services; 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, the Child Care Planning and Advisory Council or another 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 and nurturing early childhood development; representatives of local school districts; and representatives of local medical, pediatric, or obstetric associations or societies.
Reports: The Commission shall establish a San Francisco County Strategic Plan for the support and improvement of early childhood development within the City and County of San Francisco as stated in Administrative Code, Section 86. On at least an annual basis, the Commission shall review its Strategic Plan and revise the Plan as may be necessary.
Sunset Date: None.
Additional information relating to the Children and Families First Commission may be obtained by reviewing Administrative Code, Sections 86.1 et seq., at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes or by visiting their website at http://www.first5sf.org/.
Pursuant to Board of Supervisors Rules of Order 2.32 (Motion No. 05-92) all applicants applying for this Commission must complete and submit, with their application, a copy (not original) of Form 700, Statement of Economic Interests. Applications will not be considered if a copy of Form 700 is not submitted. Form 700, Statement of Economic Interests, may be obtained at http://www.sfbos.org/form700.
Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors website at http://www.sfbos.org/vacancy_application or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.
Next Steps: Applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk once the Rules Committee Chair determines the date of the hearing. Members of the Rules Committee will consider the appointment(s) at the meeting and applicant(s) may be asked to state their qualifications. The appointment(s) of the individual(s) who are recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.
Please Note: Depending upon the posting date, a vacancy may have already been filled. To determine if a vacancy for this Commission is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-5184.
Clerk of the Board
DATED/POSTED: February 4, 2019
UPDATED: October 11, 2019