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Educational Partnership Fund Advisory Committee

The Educational Partnership Fund (EPF) Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the City Council to implement and monitor the Educational Partnership Fund Program. The City Council established the EPF Program in 2006. The program was extended by voter-approved Measure R in 2010, providing $500,000 annually for Fiscal Year 2011-12 through FY 2013-14. In 2012 the voters adopted Measure BB, expanding the direct allocation to $2.5 million annually for FY 2013-14 through FY 2015-16 across 12 program categories.

Purpose
Advises the City Council with regards to the implementation of the Educational Partnership Fund program and distribution of funds, as well as monitors and reports to City Council regarding the progress of the programs funded.

Supporting Department
City Manager’s Office and Community Services

Power
Advisory only

Appointments by City Council
Two (2) City Councilmembers, one (1) representative from the Irvine Unified School District as designated by the Board of Education, one (1) representative from the Tustin Unified School District as designated by the Board of Education, one (1) representative from the City Manager’s Office as designated by the City Manager, one (1) representative from the Community Services Department as designated by Director of Community Services, and one (1) member-at-large appointed by the City Council.

  • Jeffrey Lalloway, Mayor Pro Tem
    (Appointed by City Council)

  • Christina Shea, Councilwoman
    (Appointed by City Council)

  • Cynthia Kole, Member-at-Large
    (Appointed by City Council)

  • Paul Bokota, IUSD Board of Education
    (Appointed by IUSD Board)

  • Francine Scinto, TUSD Board of Education
    (Appointed by TUSD Board)

  • Sean Joyce, City Manager
    (Appointed by City Manager) 

  • Brian Fisk, Director of Community Services
    (Appointed by Director of Community Services)