February 20, 2014 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.

Meeting Date and Time:   February 20, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 am
Location:  Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street, Eureka

  Welcome and Introductions

  Public Comments and Announcements

III.  Executive Director Report

IV.  Approval of MinutesCommission meeting minutes of January 16, 2014

V.  Consent CalendarThe 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.  December 2103 Postings
B.  January 2014 Postings

VI.  Action Item:  Commission Officers
Reference: Per the Commission’s Bylaws, “Officers selected by the Commission shall be two Co-Chairs and a Chair-Elect, and each shall serve a one year term beginning at the time of selection.” Mark Lovelace and Ovieda Elliot have been nominated to serve as Co-Chairs and Susan Buckley has been nominated to serve as Chair-Elect for 2014.    (10 min)                                                                                                              

VII.  Information Item: Program Report Highlights
Reference: The Commission receives interim and year-end reports from on-going funded programs.  A few reports consistent with the Commission’s interests and goals will be reviewed.     (30 min)

VIII.   Information Item:  Children’s Budget
Reference: The Commission will be briefed on the value of developing a Children’s    Budget for the County, and how accomplishing this is integral to addressing FIRST 5  HUMBOLDT’s Strategic Plan Goal 4: “Promote coordination of prevention services.”   (30 min)

IX.   Discussion Item:  The Pacific North West Child Trauma Institute
Reference:  The Commission will discuss a proposal to assist with creating a regional trauma institute at Humboldt State University to address childhood trauma in rural Northern California.     (30 min)

Next Meeting: March 19, 2014 at Humboldt Area Foundation, Emmerson Room, 363 Indianola Road, Bayside