Citizens' Advisory Committee

The Office of Early Care and Education (OECE) carries out its work to fulfill its mission with support from the Citizens’ Advisory Committee (CAC), a nine-member group of qualified individuals that are appointed by the Mayor and County Board of Supervisors.

As indicated in the establishing ordinance, committee members provide strategic input and guidance through regularly scheduled CAC meetings.  Membership includes parents, caregivers and other individuals who have an expertise in serving children and families.

Meet the CAC Members​

Yohana Quiroz

Meenoo Yashar

Lygia Stebbing

Patricia Sullivan

Fonda Davidson

Jerry Yang

Attend a CAC Meeting

Unless otherwise stated, Citizens’ Advisory Committee meetings are held on scheduled dates from 4:00-6:00 PM at OECE Offices, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 312, San Francisco, CA 94103.

2021 Scheduled Meetings

January 21, 2021


Virtual Convening

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Zoom Passcode: 684246


Members of the public can submit feedback on OECE’s FY 21-22 budget via written or spoken comment during the meeting or can email feedback to before, during, or after the meeting.

OECE will hold its second public budget meeting at the Child Care Planning and Advisory Council (CPAC) meeting on February 10, 2021. Click HERE for agenda and zoom details.

February 10, 20214:00-6:00pm

Virtual Convening

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Zoom Passcode: 620192

May 20, 20214:00-6:00pm   
July 15, 20214:00-6:00pm   
September 16, 20214:00-6:00pm   
November 18, 20214:00-6:00pm   

Become a CAC Member​

(OECE CAC) is currently seeking qualified applicants for Board-appointed Seat #7.

According to the OECE CAC enacting ordinance, Seat 7 must be a provider of early care and education at a community-based child care center in San Francisco, but this member cannot be a San Francisco Unified School District provider.  

Together with First 5 San Francisco, OECE aims to improve education, health, and well-being outcomes for young children and their families by employing a racial equity lens to combat racism and expand opportunity. We seek individuals to serve on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee who share our commitment to racial equity and who bring diverse perspectives, knowledge, experience, and skills aligned to social justice.

If appointed, you will serve an initial term of two years and will be required to attend regularly scheduled 2-hour public meetings in order to provide strategic input and advice on OECE’s budget, programs, and services. If you are interested in serving and meet the above requirements, please submit the following application materials to no later than 5pm on 3/26/2021:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Completed vacancy application – which can be obtained at the County Board of Supervisors Website or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689.

As per the Brown Act (California Government Code 54950 et seq.) and the San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance (San Francisco Administrative Code, Chapter 67), OECE CAC meetings and meeting documents are free and open to the public. If you have questions or specific needs, email