September 19, 2013 Print E-mail


Our Vision:  All Humboldt County children thrive in healthy, supportive, nurturing families and neighborhoods, enter school ready to learn and become active participants of their communities.


Date and Time:   September 19, 2013 from 8:00 to 10:00 am
Location:  Humboldt County Office of Education, Madrone Room, 901 Myrtle Ave, Eureka


I.  Welcome and Introductions


II.  Public Comments and Announcements


III.  Executive Director Report


IV.  Approval of Minutes:   Commission meeting minutes of August 21, 2013  


V.  Consent Calendar:  The following items were reviewed and recommended for adoption and may be approved by a single vote. Any member of the public may request the Commission to pull an item for further discussion.
A.  June 2013 Postings
B.  July 2013 Postings
C. CLIF Award:  Holiday Funding Partnership. 
Funding allocation in the amount of $3,000 to partner with the Funders Network which provides resources to nonprofits, churches and community groups that serve families with young children during the winter holiday season. 


VI.  Information  Item:  0-8 Mental Health Collaborative
Reference:  Beth Heavilin, Sheri Witt, and Meg Walkley will update the Commission on the status of the 0-8 Mental Health Collaborative and activity planned for the current fiscal year.    (45 min)        

VII.  Discussion Item: Reflective Supervision
Reference:   Commissioners will discuss the practice of Reflective Supervision and how it supports the workforce serving young children and families.    (30 min)


VIII.  Discussion Item:  Social Media Policy
Reference: Commissioners will review a draft Social Media Policy for FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, and provide input.    (30 min)                                                                                 


Next Meeting: October 22, 2013 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Humboldt Area Foundation, 363 Indianola Road, Bayside, CA. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you need assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact First 5 Humboldt at (707) 445-7389.  Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable First 5 Humboldt to ensure accessibility to this meeting.