Children's Council of Monterey County

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Children's Council of Monterey County


 For further information, please call the Clerk of the Board's Office at (831) 755-5066.

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Legislative Reference:

The Board adopted Resolution 92-256, dated June 9, 1992, forming the Children’s Council, an Interagency Children’s Services Coordination Council; Bylaws amended October 6, 1998; Bylaws amended by Resolution 01-450, dated November 20, 2001. Bylaws amended June 26, 2007. Bylaws amended 04-08-14.


Mission Statement:

The Children’s Council provides leadership and policy direction to encourage the development of a comprehensive and collaborative delivery system of services to children and youth in Monterey County.


Membership:

A Representatives - consists of nineteen representatives:

  1. Deputy Director, Family and Children's Services Division Department of Social Services
  2. Executive Director, Housing authority of the County of Monterey
  3. Bureau Chief, Monterey County Health Department
  4. Chief Probation Officer
  5. Director, Monterey County Health Department
  6. Director, Monterey County Department of Social Services
  7. The presiding judge of the County’s Superior Court, Juvenile Division
  8. The County Superintendent of Schools
  9. One Member of the County Board of Supervisors
  10. District Attorney
  11. Sheriff
  12. One member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC)
  13. Public Defender
  14. County Counsel
  15. Executive Director of First 5 Monterey County
  16. President of United Way of Monterey County
  17. Chair of the Child Care Planning Council
  18. President of California State University at Monterey Bay
  19. President of a local community college

B Representatives - consists of two school superintends, including at least one of a unified school district, appointed by the Superintendent’s Council (2 Members)

C Representatives - consists of seven appointees of the Board of Supervisors:

  1. A representative of a private non-profit corporation which has a goal of entering into a public/private partnership with the County to meet the needs of children that are not adequately met by existing public and private funds
  2. A representative of a local agency addressing the needs of special needs children and youth
  3. A representative of the city or County Parks and Recreation Department
  4. A representative of libraries
  5. Two at-large members
  6. A representative from a non-profit organization that provides services to children and youth in the areas of alcohol and drugs.

Terms:

Members appointed by the Board of Supervisors and the Superintendent's Council shall serve three year terms beginning July 1 of each year. A member in category C serves a 3 year term with a maximum of 2 continuous terms.


Meeting Date, Time, Location:

The Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Monterey County Office of Education Board Room, 901 Blanco Circle, Salinas CA


Staff Contact

Arlene Boyd, Department of Social Services, 831-755-4430


"A" Representatives

"A" Representatives Name
Deputy Director, Family and Children's Branch, Monterey County Department of Social Services

Lori Medina

07-12-16 to 07-01-19

Executive Director, Housing Authority of Monterey County Jean Goebel
Monterey County Health Department, Bureau Chief Amie Miller
Chief Probation Officer Marcia Parsons
 Director, Monterey County Health Department Elsa Jimenez
Director, Monterey County Department of Social Services Elliott Robinson
The presiding judge of the County's Superior Court, Juvenile Court Judge Timothy P. Roberts
The County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nancy Kotowski
One member of the County Board of Supervisors Supervisor Parker
Supervisor Salinas(Alternate)
District Attorney Dean Flippo
Sheriff Stephen Bernal
One member of the Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) Dr. Valerie Barnes
Public Defender Jeremy Dzubay
President, California State University at Monterey Bay Dr. Eduardo Ochoa
 Monterey County Counsel
 Charles McKee
Executive Director of First 5 Monterey County Francine Rodd
President of United Way of Monterey County Katy Castagna
Chair of the Child Care Planning Council Shannan Watkins 06-28-16/Pleasure
President of a Local community college Walter Tribley

"B" Representatives

"B" Representatives Name
School Superintendent Kari Yeater, Superintendent
School Superintendent - Gonzales Unified School District Elizabeth Modena, Superintendent

"C" Representatives

"C" Representatives Name
Private Non-profit public/private partnership with County of Monterey Dan Baldwin
Local agency addressing the needs of special needs children Lori McDonnal - Special Kids Crusade
City or County Parks and Recreation Department Kristan Lundquist
Non-profit organization providing services to children and youth in the areas of alcohol and drugs Robin McCrae, Community Human Services
Libraries Jayanti Addleman, Monterey County Free Libraries
At - Large Jodi Hansen
At - Large John Rose (08-23-16/07-01-19)

Staff Support

United Way Monterey County Vanessa Robinson
Probation Department Elizabeth Balcazar

Updated 09-06-16 dh