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 Yuba

Jennifer Vasquez
Adult Services

Committee Chair Sonoma

Karen Fies
Adult Services

Committee Chair San Diego

Albert Garcia
CalFresh

Committee Chair Calaveras

Kristin Stranger
CalFresh

Committee Chair San Mateo

Nicole Pollack
CalWORKs

Committee Chair Ventura

Curtis Updike
CalWORKs

CalWORKs
Committee Chair Shasta

Melissa Janulewicz
Child Care

Committee Chair Sacramento

Ethan Dye
Child Care

Committee Chair Yolo

Karen Larsen
Children's Services

Committee Chair Butte

Shelby Boston
Children's Services

Executive Committee Colusa

Elizabeth Kelly
Fiscal Co-Chair

(530) 458-0250
Executive Committee Santa Clara

Robert Menicocci
Fiscal Co-Chair

(408) 755-7700
Executive Committee Sacramento

Ann Edwards
Vice President at Large & Information Technology

(916) 874-3100
Executive Committee Stanislaus

Kathy Harwell
Legislative Co-Chair

(209) 558-2500
Executive Committee Tulare

Juliet Webb
Legislative Co-Chair

(559) 624-8000
Committee Chair Nevada

Tex Ritter
Medical Care

Committee Chair San Diego

Albert Banuelos
Medical Care

Committee Chair Ventura

Barry Zimmerman
Self Sufficiency

Committee Chair Sutter

Nancy O’Hara
Self Sufficiency

Executive Committee Mono

Kathy Peterson
20 Small Counties Representative

(760) 924-1763