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Our People

First 5 Shasta Commissioners and staff are committed to seeing children and families thrive in Shasta County. Meet our people.

Commissioners

Brian Cole

Brian Cole

Chair

Captain, Redding Police Department

Joe Ayer

Joe Ayer

Vice Chair

Executive Director, Dignity Health Connected Living

Kathy Barry

Kathy Barry

Secretary

Shasta County Board of Education

Kevin O Rorke

Kevin O’Rorke

Assistant Superintendent and Vice President of Student Services

Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District

Miguel Rodriguez

Miguel Rodriguez

Director of Adult & Childrens Services

Shasta County Health and Human Services

Cindy Vogt

Cindy Vogt

Case Manager

California Heritage YouthBuild Academy

Staff

Wendy

Wendy Dickens

Executive Director

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3783
Liz

Elizabeth Poole

Deputy Director

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3785
Nicole

Nicole Brainerd

Fiscal and Contract Analyst

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3781
Alexis

Alexis Duffy

Quality Counts Coordinator

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3788
Tristen

Tristen Grantham

Administrative Coordinator

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3787
Megan

Megan Johnson

Program Coordinator

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3786
Tia

Tia Luntey

Administrative Assistant

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3792
Jackie

Jackie Scott

Grant Coordinator

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3789
Doug

Doug Woodworth

Data and Evaluation Coordinator

(530) 646-3780 ext. 3782

Committee Members

Kevin O’Rorke

First 5 Shasta Commissioner

Kathy Barry

First 5 Shasta Commissioner

Miguel Rodriguez

First 5 Shasta Commissioner

AJ Anderson

Redding School District

Michael Burke

Pathways to Hope for Children

Gordon Chatham

Shasta Head Start Executive Director

Tracy Neal

Shasta County Probation Chief

Nayan Patel

Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, WIC

Daniel Walker

Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency

Susan Morris Wilson

Community Member

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Make a Difference Where You Live

First 5 Shasta expands the opportunities available for community members to support the efforts to influence positive change in the lives of children ages 0-5.

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