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Commission Members

 

 

Sheila Kuehl
Commission Chair
Los Angeles County Supervisor

Judy Abdo
Vice Chair
Appointed by: Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Third District

Barbara Ferrer
Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Jane Boeckmann
Appointed by: Supervisor Michael Antonovich, Fifth District

Duane Dennis
Appointed by: Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District

Yvette Martinez
Appointed by: Supervisor Janice Hahn, Fourth District

Brandon Nichols
Acting Director, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

Jonathan E. Sherin
Director of Mental Health, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Marlene Zepeda
Appointed by: Supervisor Hilda Solis, First District

Ex Officio Representatives

Dayton Gilleland
Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Representing: Los Angeles County Office of Education

Karla Pleitéz Howell
Representing: Policy Roundtable for Child Care and Development

Wendy Smith
Representing: Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families

Deanne Tilton Durfee
Representing: Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect (ICAN)

Commission Alternates

Linda Aragon
Director for the Los Angeles County Division of Maternal, Child, and Adolescent (MCAH)
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Genie Chough
Assistant Deputy Director of External Relations, Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services

Victor Manalo
Appointed by: Supervisor Janice Hahn, Fourth District

Darren McDuffie
Chief Human Resources Officer, Los Angeles County Office of Education
Representing: Los Angeles County Office of Education

Terry Ogawa
Appointed by: Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Third District

Sylvia S. Swilley
Appointed by: Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Second District

Christopher Thompson
Medical Director, Juvenile Justice Mental Health Program, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Representing: Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Commissioners Committee Assignments

Board of Commissioners Committee Assignments 2017 (pdf)

Commission Bylaws

Updated 12/8/14 (pdf)

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