Pursuant to the provisions of the California Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, issued on March 17, 2020, FIRST 5 Commission meetings and committee meetings will be held by teleconference only. No physical location will be available for these teleconference meetings; however, members of the public will be able to participate in the meetings as noted below, and online streaming will continue as normal.

Members of the Public may provide public comments to teleconference meetings as follows:

  • Written public comments may be submitted by email to communications@first5kids.org. Written comments will be distributed to the Commission or Committee as quickly as possible.
  • Spoken public comments will be accepted through the teleconference meeting. To address the Commission or Committee, click on the following link to access a Zoom-based meeting. You may also call into the meeting by smartphone. Please read the following instructions carefully.
  • You may download the Zoom client or connect to the meeting in-browser. If using your browser, make sure you are using a current, up-to-date browser: Chrome 30+, Firefox 27+, Microsoft Edge 12+, Safari 7+. Certain functionality may be disabled in older browsers including Internet Explorer.
  • You will be asked to enter an email address and name. We request that you identify yourself by name as this will be visible online and will be used to notify you that it is your turn to speak.
  • When the Commission or Committee Chair calls for the item on which you wish to speak, click on “raise hand.” The staff will activate and unmute speakers in turn. Speakers will be notified shortly before they are called to speak.
  • When called, please limit your remarks to the time limit allotted.

If you only wish to watch the meeting, not address the Board, FIRST 5requests that you stream the meeting normally.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Brown Act, those requiring accommodation for these meetings should notify FIRST 5 24 hours prior to the meeting at (408) 299-5001 or communications@first5kids.org.

Upcoming Meetings
January 21, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
February 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
March 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
April 2021 | No Meeting
May 20, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
June 17, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
July 2021 | No Meeting
August 19, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
September 2021 | No Meeting
October 14, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
November 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
December 2021 | No Meeting

 

Meeting Location
Please click this URL to join: https://zoom.us/j/96360545790pwd=aldKWHFnSTh2c3kwMWZGM0tKczh1dz09
Webinar ID: 963 6054 5790
Passcode: 399800
Or join by phone: (669) 900-6833      

Agendas
January 21, 2021

Commission Packets
January 21, 2021

The Personnel and Finance Committee oversees the annual budget process, operations and administration, including audits, expenditures, contracts, investments, personnel, policies and facilities.

Committee Members

Kathy Wahl, Chair
Susan Ellenberg
Anne Souza

Upcoming Meetings
January 14, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
February 11, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
March 11, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
April 9, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
May 13, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
June 10, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
July 2021 – No Meeting
August 12, 2021 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
September 9, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
October 6, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
November 10, 2021 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
December 2021 – No Meeting

Meeting Location
The location and time of the Personnel and Finance Committee meetings, unless otherwise noted, are:

FIRST 5 Santa Clara County
Executive Conference Room
4000 Moorpark Avenue, Ste 200
San Jose, CA 95117

Agendas
January 14, 2021

Archived

Committee Packets

January 14, 2021

Archived

The committee oversees the discussion and/or review of pending and proposed legislation at the local, state, and federal level and the discussion and/or review of policy-level emerging issues. The Committee also assists and coordinates legislative action; develops a policy platform; enhances the FIRST 5 System of Care; and furthers the goals of FIRST 5.

Committee Members:
Dr. Antonia Charles
Robert Menicocci
Leticia Pelayo

Upcoming Meetings
May 20, 2020 | Cancellation Notice
June 9, 2020 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

September 16, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
November 4, 2020 | 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Meeting Location
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County
Executive Conference Room
4000 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 200
San Jose, California 95117

Agendas

IRD Agenda – September 2020

IRD Agenda – June 2020
IRD Agenda – October 2019
IRD Agenda – May 2018
IRD Agenda – May 2017
IRD Agenda – Feb 2017

IRD Agenda – Dec 2016
IRD Agenda – May 2016

Committee Packets

September 2020
June 2020
October 2019
May 2018
May 2017
February 2017
Dec 2016
May 2016

Archived

The committee oversees the development of new programs, oversees the development and implementation of evaluation tools and data gathering methodologies, and monitors existing programs and community activities. The committee also reviews the evaluation components of all programs prior to initial funding and then reviews each program’s performance in accordance with the established evaluation criteria, prior to any decision to continue funding the program.

Committee Members:
Carmen Montano
Cora Tomalinas
Rachel Samoff

Upcoming Meetings
February 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
April 1, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
June 9, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
October 7, 2021 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Meeting Location
Please click this URL to join: https://zoom.us/j/96360545790?pwd=aldKWHFnSTh2c3kwMWZGM0tKczh1dz09
Webinar ID: 963 6054 5790
Passcode: 399800
Or join by phone: (669) 900-6833

Agendas
Agenda – June 10, 2020
Agenda – April 15, 2020
Agenda – October 6, 2020

Archived

Committee Packets
Packet – June 10, 2020
Packet – April 15, 2020
Packet – October 6, 2020

Archived