August 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:  August 20, 2014 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Location:  Humboldt Area Foundation, Emmerson Room, 363 Indianola Road, Bayside


I.          Welcome and Introductions

II.        Public Comments and Announcements

III.       Executive Director Report

IV.       Approval of Minutes
A.     Commission meeting minutes of June 18, 2014
B.     Commission Retreat minutes of July 9, 2014

V.        Action Item:  Evaluator for Fiscal Year 2014-2015
Reference:  Per the Commission’s informal competitive bid process, the selection of an evaluator to assist with required reporting will be considered.   (15 min)

VI.       Discussion Item:  Social Media Implementation Guidelines
Reference:  Jennifer Gonzales will review user friendly guidelines with Commissioners.     (15 min)

VII.     Discussion Item:  ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’
Reference:  At the Commission’s July 9, 2014 Retreat the article ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’ by John Kania, Mark Kramer, & Patty Russell published by the Stanford Social Innovation Review (Summer 2014, Volume 12, Number 3) was shared.  Commissioners will discuss how the article relates to the interest of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT.   (45 min)

Future Agenda Items:
*     Breastfeeding in the Workplace
*     FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT Legal Agreements

Next Meeting:  September 18, 2014 from 8:00 to 10:00 am, Office of FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, 1012 Second Street in Eureka