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Committee Meetings

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Orange County Child Care and Development Planning Council has committees that work to accomplish Council responsibilities.  Members of the community are welcome to participate in committee work actively.

The Council creates committees to accomplish the work of the Council.
Committees thoroughly study and debate the issues charged to them and make
recommendations to the Council on policy and actions to be taken by the Council.

For more information on any committees or how to attend a committee meeting, please email​ or call 714-966-4386.


deal with the operations, policies, and decision-making of the Council and are not open to the community at large.

​Steering Committee​ 

The Steering Committee shall consist of the Council Chair, Vice-Chair, and Second Vice-Chair, and the Chairs or Chairs' designees of all standing committees. The OC Board of Supervisors Liaison and the Superintendent of Schools Liaison, and the County Child Care Coordinator.

The PURPOSE is to provide leadership and continuity to the Council and Council Committees.  
Provide fiscal oversight and accountability. Develop legislative positions for the Council concerning broad-based child care and development issues to guide the Council’s advocacy agenda and action, including positions on legislation. When the Council approves positions on legislation, the Council advises the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the County Superintendent of Schools
of those positions. Council legislative activities are then conducted according to Board and Superintendent legislative guidelines.

Strategic Planning and Evaluation
The PURPOSE is to review Council's vision, mission, values, goals, and mandates. Addresses the issues of affordability, accessibility, and availability of child care.


All program committees are conducted as ad-hoc meetings and are open to the community at large.