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Blue Ribbon Commission Members and Community Appointments



Assemblymember Blanca Rubio, Co-Chair
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, Co-Chair
Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes
Assemblymember Phil Ting
Assemblymember Marie Waldron
Assemblymember Brian Maienschein

Community Appointments


Michael Olenick, President and CEO, Child Care Resource Center (CCRC)

Nina Buthee, Executive Director, CA Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA)

Deborah Kong, Program Officer, David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Dr. Celia Ayala, Senior Advisor, L.A. Universal Preschool (LAUP)

Tonia McMillian, SEIU Local 99 member and child care provider

Mary Ignatius, Statewide Organizer, Parent Voices

Parvin Ahmadi, Superintendent, Castro Valley Unified School District

Dr. Jacquelyn McCroskey, Professor of Child Welfare at University of Southern California, School of Social Work

Sonia Campos-Rivera, Director of Education Policy and Public Affairs, L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce