The Orange County Board of Supervisors has extended the application period for qualified candidates to serve on the First 5 Orange County Board.
Applications are now due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 22.
Recruitment is being conducted for three seats on the nine-member board; two are in the education category and the other is in the health category.
Examples of candidates that fall within the education category include representatives from community-based organizations that serve young children and families, individuals in the childcare sectors, or a parent or caregiver receiving early education services. Examples of candidates that fall within the health category include representatives who deliver health or medical services prenatally and to young children and their families, medical organizations, medical doctors, dentists, or a parent or caregiver of a young child receiving health services.
Board members help advance First 5 OC’s Strategic Plan and support our goals of connecting and enhancing the systems of care to improve outcomes for young children and their families.
Board members are appointed by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Board members serve a two-year term, meet six times per year, serve on ad-hoc committees, and represent First 5 Orange County at community events. The recruitment is open to new applicants and current members.
To be considered, an application and resume must be postmarked or emailed by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2023.