Vision Statement

All Lake County children will grow up in safe, supportive and healthy environments,
and enter school healthy and ready to learn.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of Lake County's children?  Then consider becoming a commissioner! 

 We meet on the 4th Wednesday of every month on the South and North Shores respectively. 

For more information, please contact us at 707.263.6169.  Or, complete the application for appointment here and then send to us at

(All Lake County residents with an interest in early childhood development are encouraged to apply)

Thank you for your support!


 Brock Falkenberg                                        Superintendent of Schools

 Kathy Maes, Director-Department of Social Services

 VICE CHAIR Denise Pomeroy, Director
 Department of Health Services

 Jeff Smith
 Supervisor-District 2

 Susan Jen, Director                                                             Health Leadership Network

 CHAIR Pam Klier,  Retired Kindergarten Teacher

 Laurie Daly, Ed.D.                                                      Professor of Early Childhood Education - Lake County  Campus, Woodland Community College


 Mission Statement

First 5 Lake will inspire and promote healthy, safe, happy, and family-centered experiences for children 0-5 through partnerships with local families and service providers.



Carla Ritz, Executive Director,

Vicki Hays, Secretary II,

Contact Info: 

1950 Parallel Drive
Lakeport, CA  95453

707.263.6171 fax