First 5 San Bernardino Advisory Committee

The First 5 San Bernardino Advisory Committee was created to satisfy the mandate of Proposition 10 legislation. The function of the Advisory Committee is to provide information to the Commission for the use in making its policy and funding decisions.The Committee is composed of diverse community representation reflecting the diverse backgrounds and abilities of San Bernardino County and represent different ethnic, linguistic, cultural, socio-economic, religious, geographical and/or other historically or currently under-served communities.

Advisory Committee Agendas and Minutes


Alan H. Garrett, Committee Chair

First 5 Commissioner

Kathy Turnbull

Children’s Network

Jonathan Byers

Children and Family Services -Placement Resources

Ron Griffin

Ron Griffin and Associates

James Moses

Child Care Resource Center

Michelle Parker

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

Vanessa Long

Department of Public Health

Nancy Ruth White

Retired Teacher

Becky Thams

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools

Leslie Bramson, Dr.PH


Diana Alexander

County of San Bernardino Preschool Services 

Michael J. Gallo

Kelly Space & Technology, Inc.

Colleen A. Hancock, RD

San Bernardino County WIC Program

Sonia Rubio

Department of Behavioral Health

Kent Paxton

Office of San Bernardino County Supervisor Josie Gonzales, Fifth District

Nathaniel Rodriguez

Transitional Assistance Department

George Lamb

FAITH Advisory Council for Community Transformation

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