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Association Executive Committee

The First 5 Association of California’s Board of Directors, or Executive Committee, includes:

  • The President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer
  • The Chair for each of the Board’s committees
  • The representative of each of the Association’s six regions

Regional Representatives are chosen by their respective regions, and the other members of the Executive Committee are elected through an annual vote of the members.

Board of Directors

Sean Casey
First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission

Vice President
Janice LeRoux
First 5 Placer County

Janis Burger
First 5 Alameda County

Advocacy Chair
Amy Reisch
First 5 Marin Children and Families Commission

Communications Chair
Ben Romo
First 5 Santa Barbara County

Bay Area Representative
Kitty Lopez
First 5 San Mateo County

Central Representative
Emilia Reyes
First 5 Fresno County

Northeast Representative
Ellen Vieira
First 5 Plumas County

Northwest Region Representative
Denise Snider
First 5 Tehama County

Sacramento Representative
Julie Gallelo
First 5 Sacramento County

Southern Representative
Kim Belshé
First 5 Los Angeles County

Southern Representative
Karen Scott
First 5 San Bernadino County

Executive Directors

Executive Director Roster

Association Staff

Moira Kenney
Executive Director

Margot Grant Gould
Policy Director

Heather Little, M.Ed
Health Policy and Program Manager

Eliza Panike
Operations Coordinator