August 21, 2015 Print E-mail

Special Meeting Minutes of August 21, 2015
Approved on 9/10/15 (Corrected and approved on 10/6/15)

I.   Welcome and Introductions
Present: Susan Buckley, Jessica Callahan, Sydney Fisher Larson, Sheryl Lyons, Dian Pecora, Ronnie Swartz, Ovieda Elliott (by phone)
Staff: Andrea Sousa 
Absent: Mark Lovelace

Sydney Fisher Larson called the meeting to order at 12 noon


II.   Public Comments and Announcements

Sydney shared that she participated in the 2-day “Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Pre-K and T/K” training at Humboldt County Office of Education, which First 5 Humboldt sponsored.  About 120 people attended the training.


III.  Closed Session: Appointment for the Executive Director position

Commissioners went into Closed Session at 12:05 pm to receive the recommendation from the Executive Committee to consider the appointment for the position of the Executive Director.

Commissioners opened the Closed Session at 12:15 pm and announced that they recommend Mary Ann Hansen be appointed for the Executive Director position.


IV.   Adjournment

The meeting was closed at 12:15 pm


Minutes compiled by:  Andrea Sousa, Executive Secretary, First 5 Humboldt, 1012 - 2nd Street, Eureka, 95501


Next Meeting:
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 from 5 – 7 pm
First 5 Humboldt Office
1012 Second Street, Eureka

Chair:  Sydney Fisher Larson


Next Meetings:
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015; 5 – 7 pm, Humboldt Area Foundation
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015; 5 – 7 pm, First 5 Humboldt Office
Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015; 8 – 10 am, First 5 Humboldt Office