Executive Director

Karen E. Scott

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Karen Scott is the Executive Director of the Children and Families Commission – First 5 San Bernardino, a funding organization of services for children prenatal through age 5, by investing revenue received from Prop 10, a tobacco tax initiative in California.

Ms. Scott’s education and background is in Public Administration and Administration of Justice, and she has worked in the realm of Human Services for San Bernardino County since 1977.  Karen has served as Executive Director of First 5 San Bernardino for 15 years leading the organization’s efforts to promote, support and enhance the health and early development of children, prenatal through age five through coordinated and comprehensive systems of care that strengthen children, families and communities, ensuring children are safe, healthy and ready to enter and succeed in school.


Executive Team

Cindy Faulkner
Assistant Director
Ann Calkins
Executive Assistant
Ronnie Robinson
Section Manager Systems and Communications

Scott McGrath
Deputy Director of Systems and Impact
Traci Homan
Business Support Manager
Kimberly VandenBosch
Communications Officer

Debora Dickerson-Sims
Chief Financial Officer
Wendy Lee
Section Manager Evaluation and Impact
Section Manager Fiscal