Staff


First 5 Yolo Staff

First 5 Yolo’s staff members are dedicated to serving the needs of our county’s youngest residents through direct services and systems change efforts.


Gina Daleiden – Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for the highest level of administration and management of the organization, coordination with First 5 CA and the First 5 Association, and works with the Commission to carry out the mission of First 5 Yolo.

gdaleiden@first5yolo.org

530-419-2477


Melina Ortigas – Management Services Officer

The Management Services Officer is primarily responsible for analysis and program work.

mortigas@first5yolo.org

530-419-2476


Victoria Zimmerle, MBA – Business Services Officer

The Business Services Officer is responsible for the oversight of finances and compliance as well as support for agency communications.

vzimmerle@first5yolo.org

530-419-2422


Part Time Staff


Lori Duisenberg – Associate Management Analyst

The Associate Management Analyst is responsible for special projects and support.


Alanna Jonsson – Management Analyst

The Management Analyst is responsible for special projects, along with support and technical assistance.

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