Irvine Child Care Committee

Purpose and Mission

The Child Care Committee is an advisory body of the City of Irvine, reporting to the Community Services Commission, providing input on the needs of the community pertaining to child care related issues. The Committee’s mission is to develop recommendations related to the availability of affordable quality child care and early education in Irvine.

The Committee works collaboratively with City departments and community organizations to enhance the provision of child care and early education services, providing outreach, and serving as a liaison to the community by informally sharing information learned at meetings, promoting City events for families and early childhood educators and sharing questions, concerns and ideas from the community with the Committee.

Composition

The committee is comprised of 14 voting members consisting of liaison and appointee representatives. The liaison members include two community members, two child care provider members, and two parent/guardian members. The appointee members represent three educational organizations and five City Council members, each appointing one representative.  

  • Seema Choudhary  (Appointed by Mayor Khan) 
  • Jenny Chiou (Appointed by Vice Mayor Kim)
  • Noha Nour (Appointed by Councilmember Agran)
  • Michelle Yost  (Appointed by Councilmember Kuo)
  • Shareen Young  (Appointed by Councilmember Carroll)
  • Donna Schwartze, Chair (Irvine Community Nursery School Representative)
  • Imithri Bodhinayake (Community Liaison Member)
  • Shelby Clatterbuck (Irvine Unified School District Representative)
  • Emiliano Guzman (Child Development Centers Inc. Representative)
  • Donna King (Irvine Valley College Representative)
  • Wenli Lin (University of California, Irvine Representative)
  • Jessica Winn (Community Liaison Member)
  • Joshua Amaldo (Parents/Guardians Liaison Member)
  • Jenny Woo (Parents/Guardians Liaison Member)

 


 

IRVINE CHILD CARE COMMITTEE MINUTES, AGENDAS AND BYLAWS

Minutes

Agendas

Bylaws

 


 

Meetings Schedule for 2021:

  • January 12
  • March 9
  • May 11
  • September 14
  • October 12
  • November 9

Time:
9–10:30 a.m.

Location:
Heritage Park Community Center
14301 Yale Ave., Irvine. CA 92604
949-724-6750

For further information, please contact the Child Care Coordination Office, 14341 Yale Ave., Irvine, at 949-724-6632.

 


 

ICCC Board Meeting

The Irvine Child Care Committee (ICCC) is hosting a meeting on Tuesday, March 9, at 9 a.m. As a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), members of the public are not permitted to attend the meeting in-person. The City is pleased to announce that the meeting will be available to live stream through WebEx, as well as a dial-in conference call line. In addition, online commenting will be available for meeting participation. 

See past meeting agendas here. See below for instruction on joining the meeting through WebEx and commenting online.

HOW TO SUBMIT A COMMENT

Submit a comment on any agenda item or any item not on the agenda in writing via email to mbackhus@cityofirvine.org. Public comments for agenda items will be read into the record at the time determined by the chairperson. 

HOW TO WATCH LIVE MEETING

Community members may also view meetings live. A link to the live stream will be provided prior to the meeting date.

Password: Public 
Access code/Meeting number: Will be provided prior to the meeting date.

The live stream will be available starting 8:45 a.m. (15 minutes before the meeting). We suggest installing and testing the WebEx software on your devices before the meeting. Visit webex.com/downloads for additional information.

For technical support for this meeting, please call 949-724-6147.

HOW TO LISTEN FROM YOUR PHONE

To listen to the meeting from your phone:

Telephone: Dial 1-415-655-0001 
Access code/Meeting number: Will be provided prior to the meeting date.