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The First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission is a semi-autonomous, self-
governing commission appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Each Commissioner is 
a community volunteer with specialized expertise in enhancing child development.




The First 5 Placer Children and Family Commission invests Proposition 10 tobacco tax
money in services and resources for children prenatal through age 5 in Placer County.
Since its establishment in 1999, First 5 Placer has invested more than $29 million in local services for critical issues including, but not limited to:

• Children's health and safety

• Quality early care and education

• Parent education

• Child abuse prevention

• Developmental screenings

• Obesity prevention

• Family support services

• Maternal depression


 

Commissioners

 

Lieutenant. Calvin Walstad, Chair, Prevention & Early Intervention for Families at Risk

Mai-Ling Schummers, Vice Chair, Recipient of Services, Early Childhood Educator

Jeff Brown, MPH, MSW, Placer County Health & Human Services

Jim Holmes Placer County Board of Supervisors, District #3

Linda Lareau, Lake Tahoe Area Representative

Dr. James Makol, Medical & Pediatric Services

Richard Saletta, LCSW, MFT, Child Behavior Health

Phillip Williams, County Children's Services

Jake Hanson, Community Based Organization