Type Outside / Board Member
Objective The duty of the commission is to implement the provisions of the California Children and Families Act of 1998. To this end, the commission shall at all times take such action as is required by the California Children and Families Act of 1998 as presently written or subsequently amended.
Established 1999-01-01
Authority Pursuant to Alameda County Administrative Code Section 2.130.010, the ordinance codified in this chapter is adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Children and Families First Act, Proposition 10, effective January 1, 1999 now codified as Section 7 to Article XIII A and Section 13, Article XIII B of the California Constitution, Section 5, Division 108 of the Health and Safety Code, commencing with Section 130100 and Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Part 13 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code commencing with Section 30131. This chapter is intended to implement the provisions of the Act as it pertains to the establishment of community-based local programs with funds made available through the Children and Families First Trust Funds. Per Section 2.130.025, the Alameda County Children and Families First Commission shall be established as a legal public entity separate from the county, and shall be subject to conditions, as specified pursuant to Section 5, Division 108, Section 130140.1 of the California Health and Safety Code.
Agency/Dept Health Care Services Agency
Location 1115 Atlantic Ave    Alameda CA -b1. Alame-da    QIC: 41201
Staff Person Ms. Janis Burger Work: (510) 227-6911
Term (Seats) 4 years, 8 years consecutive maximum, Pursuant to Administrative Code Section 2.130.50. Commission members shall serve at the pleasure of the board of supervisors. The term of office shall be for four years and until the appointment of the member's successor. A. If no successor has been appointed at the expiration of the term, the commissioner shall serve until the appointment and qualification of the member's successor; B. If any commissioner has three consecutive unexcused absences from regularly scheduled meetings, the board of supervisors shall appoint a new commissioner to serve the unexpired term; C. Of the initial appointees, four shall be appointed for a two-year term and five shall be appointed for a four-year term; D. Any vacancies shall be filled by the board of supervisors for the unexpired term; E. No commissioner shall serve for more than eight consecutive years.
Meetings At least six times per year. The quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the number of members appointed.
Qualifications Pursuant to Administrative Code Chapter 2.130.040, The commission consists of nine members appointed by the board of supervisors. The members of the commission shall be persons from among the following categories: one or more members from the board of supervisors, one or more members from county department personnel responsible either for children's services, public health services, including tobacco control services, behavioral health services or social services. The remaining members shall be from among but not limited to recipients of project services included in the strategic plan; educators specializing in early childhood education; representatives of local child care resource or referral agencies; representatives of a local organization for prevention of families at risk; representatives of community-based organizations that have a goal of promoting early childhood development; representatives of local school districts; or representatives of local medical associations.
Appointments The commission consists of nine members appointed by the board of supervisors. The members of the commission shall be persons from among the following categories: one or more members from the board of supervisors, one or more members from county department personnel responsible either for children's services, public health services, including tobacco control services, behavioral health services or social services. The remaining members shall be from among but not limited to recipients of project services included in the strategic plan; educators specializing in early childhood education; representatives of local child care resource or referral agencies; representatives of a local organization for prevention of families at risk; representatives of community-based organizations that have a goal of promoting early childhood development; representatives of local school districts; or representatives of local medical associations.