Meet our Team

Our staff

Ericka Omena Erickson

Policy and Program Officer, Early Care and Education

Ericka Erickson

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Other languages: Portuguese and Spanish
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Pamela Campos

Senior Policy and Program Associate, Early Care and Education

Pamela Campos

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Advisory Board

Angie Garling

Vice President of Early Care and Education, LIIF

Angie Garling

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Christine Padilla

Director, Build Up San Mateo County

Christine Padilla

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Eilieen Monahan

Consultant

Eilieen Monahan

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Elsa Jacobsen

Consultant

Elsa Jacobsen

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Erich Nakano

Executive Director,
Little Tokyo Service Center

Erich Nakano

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Jameelah Hanif

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

Jameelah Hanif

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Jennifer Allen

Executive Director,
Long Beach Day Nursery

Jennifer Allen

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Joanne Brion

Consultant,
Brion Economics

Joanne Brion

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Kim DiGiacomo

National Program Director of Early Care and Education, LIIF

Kim DiGiacomo

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Kristen Anderson

Child Care Planner and Consultant

Kristen Anderson

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Laura Kohn

Senior Director of Care and Education, Mission Driven Finance

Laura Kohn

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Laurie Furstenfeld

Co-Director of Legal & Legislative Advocacy,
Child Care Law Center

Laurie Furstenfeld

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Leanne Drogin

Senior Program Analyst,
Office for the Advancement of ECE at LA County Department
of Public Health

Leanne Drogin

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Liz Winograd

Team Leader of SF Early Care and Education, LIIF

Liz Winograd

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Miren Algorri

Family Child Care Owner, Director & Educator
Little Blossoms

Miren Algorri

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Other languages: Spanish
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Monica Walters

Chief Executive Officer,
Wu Yee Children’s Services

Monica Walters

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Monique Guidry

FCC Owner, Director, & Educator at Guidry's Early Child Care
& Education Program

Monique Guidry

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Rodrigo Antonio

Parent Leader, Parent Voices California

Rodrigo Antonio

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Shelly Masur

California State Director,
Council For a Strong America

Shelly Masur

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Penny Garton

Loan Officer
CDC Small Business Finance

Penny Garton

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Van Scott

Director of Development,
Bridge Housing Los Angeles

Van Scott

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Yessika Magdaleno

Founder, Child Care Business Institute

Yessika Magdaleno

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