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The First 5 LA Board of Commissioners is comprised of 17 members (nine voting, four ex-officio, four alternates). The board includes voting members appointed by each of the Los Angeles County supervisors and the L.A. County departments of Children and Family Services, Public Health and Mental Health. The Chairman of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors also serves as Chairman of the First 5 LA Commission. The Board also includes representatives from other educational, children and families organizations throughout the county. The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated at the First 5 LA offices. All meetings are open to the public and agendas are posted at least 72 hours in advance. Please check our calendar for all updated meeting information and scroll below for Commission meeting packets, summaries, and minutes.

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Commission Summary for April 14, 2016
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

Commission Summary for March 10, 2016 Board Meeting
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

First 5 LA Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary for February 11, 2016
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

Q & A with Los Angeles County Supervisor and First 5 LA Board Chair Sheila James Kuehl
In the interview below, Supervisor Kuehl discusses her greatest concerns for Los Angeles County children, her aspirations for First 5 LA during 2016...

First 5 LA Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary for January 14, 2016
These Commission Summaries are intended to provide highlights of the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners’ actions to advance the outcome areas of...

First 5 LA Commission Names New Chair and Vice-Chair For 2016
Supervisor Kuehl Calls Commission’s Work Important, Plans to Focus on Creating Partnerships, Alternative Sources of Funding to Help Support...

Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
Supervisor Sheila James Kuehl, representing Los Angeles County’s Third District, was elected on November 4, 2014 and assumed office on December...

October 8, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated at the First 5 LA offices. All meetings...

September 10, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
September 10, 2015 Commission Summary of ActionsThe Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise...

Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D.
Dayton Gilleland, Ed.D., Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles County Office of Education, has an extensive educational background: Special Education...

July 9, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
July 9 Commission Summary of ActionsThe Board of Commissioners meets on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise indicated at...

June 11, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
Commission Approves Milestone First 5 LA Budget for 2015–16As First 5 LA transitions from its old Strategic Plan toward implementing its new one...

Commission Approves Milestone First 5 LA Budget for 2015–16
As First 5 LA transitions from its old Strategic Plan toward implementing its new one, the agency’s Commission on June 11 approved a $...

May 14, 2015 Commission Summary of Actions
First 5 LA Budget Proposed for 2015-16 Puts Focus on Children and FamiliesA $228.2 million budget for First 5 LA has been proposed for fiscal year...

April 9, 2015 Commission Meeting Summary of Actions
Board Approves Bills for First 5 LA Legislative AgendaThe Commission unanimously approved support for a number of state bills that could greatly...

Terry Ogawa
Terry Ogawa’s career in children’s services has bridged a variety of experiences. She currently works as an independent consultant...

New Commissioners Weigh in With Goals for 2015
Two Los Angeles County leaders are assuming roles on the First 5 LA Board of Commissioners in 2015. Here, they share their vision for First 5 LA...

Nancy Haruye Au
Appointed earlier this year by LA County Supervisor Don Knabe, Au has worked in the social services field in LA County for more than 25 years. She...

Jane Boeckmann
Jane Boeckmann is President of the Los Angeles based-firm, World of Communications, Inc., publishers of Valley Magazine, L.A. Brides and numerous...

Philip L. Browning
On February 14, 2012, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Philip L. Browning’s appointment as the Director of the Department...
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