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Founding Members | Core Planning Team

Angie Garling

Vice President, Early Care and Education (ECE)

Angie Garling

Ms. Garling oversees LIIF’s ECE facilities development programming, policy and strategy work. Prior to LIIF, Ms. Garling served as Alameda County’s ECE Program Administrator. She was responsible for the development and implementation of federal, state and local ECE programs, as well as family support programs.
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Ericka Omena Erickson

Policy and Program Officer, Early Care and Education

Ericka Ericksson

Pamela Campos

Policy and Program Associate

Pamela Campos

For the last two years, she provided technical assistance to diverse stakeholders on developing child care spaces with Build Up San Mateo County. She is committed to uplifting young children, their families, and caregivers to advance environmental, economic, and racial justice in child care policy.
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Advisory Board Members

Jameelah Hanif

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator | Watch Me Grow, Inc. & President, Solano Family Child Care Association

Jameelah Hanif

Founder of Watch Me Grow Inc. in 2018 after operating Watch Me Grow Child Care Family Child Care Home for six years. Ms. Hanif established a strong partnership with “Quality Counts” and in May 2019 she was solely recognized in Solano County with a “5 Star Rating” as a Family Child Care Home.
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Leanne Drogin

Senior Program Analyst | Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, County of Los Angeles

Jameelah Hanif

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator | Watch Me Grow, Inc. & President, Solano Family Child Care Association

Jameelah Hanif

Founder of Watch Me Grow Inc. in 2018 after operating Watch Me Grow Child Care Family Child Care Home for six years. Ms. Hanif established a strong partnership with “Quality Counts” and in May 2019 she was solely recognized in Solano County with a “5 Star Rating” as a Family Child Care Home.
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Jameelah Hanif

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator | Watch Me Grow, Inc. & President, Solano Family Child Care Association

Jameelah Hanif

Founder of Watch Me Grow Inc. in 2018 after operating Watch Me Grow Child Care Family Child Care Home for six years. Ms. Hanif established a strong partnership with “Quality Counts” and in May 2019 she was solely recognized in Solano County with a “5 Star Rating” as a Family Child Care Home.
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Jameelah Hanif

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator | Watch Me Grow, Inc. & President, Solano Family Child Care Association

Jameelah Hanif

Founder of Watch Me Grow Inc. in 2018 after operating Watch Me Grow Child Care Family Child Care Home for six years. Ms. Hanif established a strong partnership with “Quality Counts” and in May 2019 she was solely recognized in Solano County with a “5 Star Rating” as a Family Child Care Home.
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Jameelah Hanif

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator | Watch Me Grow, Inc. & President, Solano Family Child Care Association

Jameelah Hanif

Founder of Watch Me Grow Inc. in 2018 after operating Watch Me Grow Child Care Family Child Care Home for six years. Ms. Hanif established a strong partnership with “Quality Counts” and in May 2019 she was solely recognized in Solano County with a “5 Star Rating” as a Family Child Care Home.
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