Committee Chairs

Overview

Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs lead the CWDA policy and program committees, which identify and analyze issues, develop program and policy recommendations for consideration by the Board of Directors, and work with state agencies to develop and implement program services. Committee chairs are appointed by the CWDA president.

Committee Chair Tehama

Amanda Sharp
Adult Services

Committee Chair Monterey

Elliott Robinson
Adult Services

Committee Chair Placer

Linda Patterson
CalFresh

Committee Chair San Francisco

Leo O’Farrell
CalFresh

Committee Chair Merced

Scott Pettygrove
CalWORKs

Committee Chair Ventura

Curtis Updike
CalWORKs

Committee Chair San Joaquin

Michael Miller
Child Care

Committee Chair Stanislaus

Irene Lopez
Child Care

Committee Chair Fresno

Delfino Neira
Children's Services

Committee Chair Kings

Sanja Bugay
Children's Services

Executive Committee Ventura

Barry Zimmerman
Fiscal Co-Chair

(805) 477-5301
Executive Committee San Mateo

Iliana Rodriguez
Fiscal Co-Chair

(650) 802-7555
Executive Committee Contra Costa

Kathy Gallagher
Vice President at Large & Information Technology

(925) 313-1500
Executive Committee Napa

Howard Himes
Legislative Co-Chair

(707) 253-4279
Executive Committee Mariposa

Chevon Kothari
Legislative Co-Chair

(209) 742-0892
Committee Chair San Bernardino

CaSonya Thomas
Medical Care

Committee Chair San Diego

Albert Banuelos
Medical Care

Committee Chair Santa Clara

Bob Menicocci
Self Sufficiency

Committee Chair Riverside

Suzan von Zabern
Self Sufficiency

Executive Committee Colusa

Elizabeth Kelly
20 Small Counties Representative

(530) 458-0250