First 5 Commission

Purpose Statement

The First 5 Tuolumne County Commission promotes and supports the development of integrated resources to improve the healthy early development of children from the prenatal state to five years of age. These resources shall strengthen families, support safe home environments, strengthen quality early education, and improve children’s health.

Membership and Principal Staff Support:

Board of Supervisor (1)

HSA Director or designee (1)

County Health Officer or designee (1)

4 Members herein referenced as Community Representative Commissioners, shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors, and shall represent any of the following community representation categories: Recipients of project services included in the county strategic plan; educators specializing in early childhood development; representatives of local child care resource and referral agency or a local child care coordinating group; representatives of a local organization for prevention or early intervention for families as risk; representatives of community-based organizations that have the goal of promoting nurturing and early childhood development; representatives of local school districts; and representatives of local medical, pediatric or obstetric associations or societies. The Commission shall have 7 alternates.

Principal Staff Support

CAO Staff

Regular Meeting Dates

The Commission meets on alternate months (Aug, Oct, Dec, Feb, Apr, Jun) on the first Wednesday of the month, from 1:15 – 3:30 pm at the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office, 175 Fairview Lane, Sonora, CA 95370. Changes in the regular schedule are posted on the website. 

For More Information

For meeting materials and more information regarding the First 5 Commission go to the First 5 Website at or contact Sarah Garcia, Director, at (209) 536-2070.

 Agendas and Minutes