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The Sacramento County Local Child Care and Development Planning Council (Sacramento LPC) is comprised of 20 members. Ten members are appointed by the Board of Education and ten by the Board of Supervisors for two year terms. In making appointments the appointing Board shall select persons from varying backgrounds who have demonstrated abilities, expertise and experience with child care.
Each Board is responsible for appointing two representatives from the following Member Categories:

  • Child Care Provider
  • Consumer
  • Public Agency Representative
  • Community Representative
  • Discretionary
Membership Category
Board of Supervisors Appointee
Board of Education Appointee
Child Care Consumer Lawrence Luong
SMUD attorney
Erin Ellsworth
CDI Parent and Provider
Vacant Janice Jacobs
Employment Development Department
Child Care Provider Patricia McFall
Poppyfield Family Child Care
Alix Hall
Discovery Tree Learning
Marta Suarez
Only Love Children's Centers
Abra Ruthenbeck
St. Johnís Womenís Shelter
Public Agency Representative
Michelle Kiefer Cartledge
American River College

Seidy Godinez
Sac. Co. DHA Child Care

Community Representative Vacant Anne Kress
American River College
Kalyca Seabrook

Jenna Kline

Board Discretionary Michael Kurtz

Theresa Roberts
Cal. State University Sacramento - emeritus
Sabrina Stewart
4th "R"
LaWanda Wesley
Child Development, Inc.

All current terms end June 30, 2016.  Above members may re-apply.

If you are interested in applying for any position, please click on the application link below corresponding to the open seat you are interested in. (Please note: Community Representatives cannot be direct service child care providers.) Each term is for two years and there are no limits to the number of terms a member may be appointed.  We are currently recruiting for members to serve from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018.  

Completed applications should be mailed to staff of the respective appointing board for that seat. Mail applications to:

Lorraine Silva, Deputy Clerk
Board of Supervisors
700 H Street, Suite 2450
Sacramento, CA 95814


Linnea Hathaway, LPC Coordinator, School Readiness
Sacramento County Office of Education
P.O. Box 269003
Sacramento, CA 95826-9003

Original signatures are required (mailed)

Board of Supervisors
Board of Education

Applications must be mailed as original signatures are required
For more information on participation, membership requirements, etc. please contact the Sacramento LPC Coordinator at (916) 228-2556 or

Interested parties are highly encouraged to attend a meeting as a community member before or during the application process.  All meetings are open to the public.

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