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.  

  • Nazy Nassiri  (Appointed by Mayor Khan) 
  • Jen Chiou (Appointed by Vice Mayor Kim)
  • Phyllis Agran (Appointed by Councilmember Agran)
  • Shareen Young  (Appointed by Councilmember Carroll)
  • Myra Firth  (Appointed by Councilmember Kuo)
  • Shelby Clatterbuck (Appointed by Irvine Unified School District)
  • Donna King (Appointed by Irvine Valley College)
  • Wenli Lin (Appointed by University of California, Irvine)
  • Emiliano Guzman (Child Care Provider Representative)
  • Donna Schwartze, Chair (Child Care Provider Representative)
  • Imithri Bodhinayake (Community Representative)
  • Jessica Winn (Community Representative)
  • James Mai (Parent/Guardian Representative)
  • Michelle Raji (Parent/Guardian Representative)
     

 


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 Meetings

The City is pleased to announce that the regular Irvine Child Care Committee (ICCC) meetings will be available to live stream through Zoom, as well as a dial-in conference call line. In an effort to enhance community engagement, community members may submit comments via email to mbackhus@cityofirvine.org on upcoming agenda items, or community members may provide live public comments via Zoom during ICCC meetings.

The electronic agenda packet is available on the City’s website.

See below for instruction on joining the meeting through Zoom and how to submit comments.

HOW TO SUBMIT A COMMENT

Public comments can be made prior to or during the ICCP meeting via email to mbackhus@cityofirvine.org or can be made live during the meeting. Instructions for providing live public comments will be provided at the beginning of the meeting.

HOW TO WATCH LIVE MEETING

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

The live stream will be available starting 8:55 a.m. (5 minutes before the meeting). We suggest installing and testing the Zoom software on your devices before the meeting. Visit zoom.us for additional information. For questions regarding installing the Zoom software, please call 949-724-6078.

HOW TO LISTEN FROM YOUR PHONE

To listen to the meeting from your phone:

Telephone: 669-900-6833
Webinar ID: Provided prior to the meeting.
Passcode: Provided prior to the meeting.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT PRIOR & DURING THE MEETING

For technical assistance prior to and during the meeting, please call 949-724-6147.

For additional instructions and recommendations, click here. If you would like to learn how to use Zoom before the meeting, visit the Zoom Video Tutorials page