The First 5 Siskiyou Children and Families Commission is the governing body overseeing the mission, strategies, and work of First 5 Siskiyou. They are responsible for allocating Proposition 10 resources across Siskiyou County.

Since its founding in 1999, the Commission has invested more than $9,300,000 to local programs and systems that support the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of children prenatal through age five and their families.

The Commission is made up of seven members. By legislative mandate, a member from the County Board of Supervisors, the Director of the County’s Department of Social Services and the County Health Officer. All Commissioners are appointed by the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors.

For upcoming scheduled Commission Meeting Agendas, and past Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes, please click here.

Michael Perry
Commission Chair

Siskiyou County Librarian




Allan Carver
Commission Vice Chair

Siskiyou County Office of Education Superintendent

Michael Kobseff

Siskiyou County Board
of Supervisors




Judithe Washington

Retired Teacher/Vice Principal

Sarah Collard, PhD

Siskiyou County Behavioral Health

Shelly Davis, MN, PHN, CCHP

Siskiyou County Public Health