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File #: 20-0809    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/11/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Clerk of the Board recommending the Board make the following five (5) Public Members appointments to the El Dorado County Commission for Youth and Families: 1) Appoint Atila Farr, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2021; 2) Appoint Terri Stratton, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2021; 3) Appoint John Pesce, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022; 4) Appoint Cheyenne Lane, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022; and 5) Appoint Kristen Patterson, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - RES 236-2019, 2. B - Notice of Vacancy El Dorado County Commission for Youth and Families
Related files: 20-0127, 19-1769, 20-0969
Title
Clerk of the Board recommending the Board make the following five (5) Public Members appointments to the El Dorado County Commission for Youth and Families:
1) Appoint Atila Farr, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2021;
2) Appoint Terri Stratton, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2021;
3) Appoint John Pesce, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022;
4) Appoint Cheyenne Lane, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022; and
5) Appoint Kristen Patterson, Public Member, term expiration 6/30/2022.

FUNDING: N/A
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
On December 17, 2019, the Board of Supervisors passed Resolution 236-2019 establishing the El Dorado County Commission for Youth and Families. Resolution 236-2019, Section 3 “Commission Membership” states that the El Dorado Commission for Youth and Families shall consist of nine Commissioners. Four of the Commissioners will be ex officio members and five Public Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Those five Public Members shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors from a pool of county residents who apply and who have demonstrated interest and experience in the areas of the Commission’s responsibility.

An application process ensued wherein 13 applications were submitted to the Office of the Clerk of the Board by interested members of the public. The applications were reviewed and discussed by the four ex officio members of the Commission; Ed Manansala, Brian Richart, Don Semon and Sue Novasel. During the two years leading up to the Youth and Families Commission, several community partners involved in the formation of the commission, provided guidance on the ideal representation to include broad geographic representation, expertise in the private and/or non-profit sectors, those with lived experience with the system as a child or family member, and partners necessary for system change (health, education, experience working with youth, etc.).

The panel of ex officio commissioners evaluated and discu...

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