Association Executive Committee

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

  • The President, Vice President, and Secretary/Treasurer;
  • The Chair for each of the subcommittees; and
  • 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.

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President
Kitty Lopez
First 5 San Mateo County

 

Vice President
Fabiola Gonzalez
First 5 Fresno County

 

Treasurer
Wendy Sims-Moten
First 5 Santa Barbara County

 

Advocacy/Communications Chair
Alethea Arguilez
First 5 San Diego County

Bay Area Representative
Ruth Fernandez
First 5 Contra Costa County

Central Valley Representative
Wendy Wendt
First 5 San Luis Obispo County

Northeast Representative
Molly DesBaillets
First 5 Mono County

 

Northwest Region Representative
Wendy Dickens
First 5 Shasta County

 

Sacramento Representative
Ericka Summers
First 5 Yuba County

 

Southern Representative
Kim Belshé
First 5 Los Angeles County

Southern Representative
Karen Scott
First 5 San Bernardino County

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Executive Directors

For a roster of current Executive Directors of First 5 county commissions, click the button below.