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OC Supervisor Andrew Do seeks volunteers for First 5 Orange County Children and Families Commission

Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do is seeking volunteers to help promote early childhood education and health programs by serving on the First 5 Orange County Children and Families Commission.

“By providing early access to proper health and education, we can have a profound and meaningful impact on a child’s life,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, who serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors. “We’re looking for leaders in early childhood development to join First 5 Orange County to help us develop the most effective early childhood programs.”

Established in 1998 through Proposition 10, First 5 Orange County funds education, health care, and child development programs that support children from the prenatal stage up to age five. The nine-member Commission is appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and includes six at-large members of the public.

Commission members will help advance First 5 Orange County’s Strategic Planby serving a two-year term, meet six times per year, serve on ad-hoc committees, and represent First 5 Orange County at community events.

“Orange County residents now have the opportunity to part of a team that helps ensure children have access to quality early learning experiences and environments,” said Supervisor Do.

First 5 Orange County Commissioner Requirements

Do you have experience in education and early child intervention? Want to make a positive impact in your community?

To qualify for the First 5 Orange County Board of Directors, candidates must be Orange County residents with relevant expertise in one of the following two categories:

  • Education and early intervention, such as teachers, educators, and other representatives of schools.
  • Healthy children and early intervention, such as nurses, doctors, dentists, and other medical professionals.

Visit First 5 Orange County’s website for more information on the commission and to view the application. Applications will be accepted until 3:00 PM on March 6, 2020.

For more information, please contact Lisa Burke at [email protected].

This article was released by the Office of Supervisor Andrew Do.