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.

lduisenberg@first5yolo.org


Alanna Jonsson – Management Analyst

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

ajonsson@first5yolo.org

10 Ways to Be an Effective Advocate for Your Child at School

An article detailing ways to be your child’s best education advocate.

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2019 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years)

Take a look at CDC’s helpful charts! Available in both English and Spanish.

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Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting Tipsheet

For more information about child abuse and neglect, view this tipsheet.

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Donate to First 5 Yolo

Go to the county website to donate to First 5 Yolo.

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Family Dance Party via Zoom

Family Dance Party every Wednesday at 10:30am via Zoom! See below for details.

Developmental Sensory Playgroup

Every Tuesday at 9:30am join the Developmental Sensory Playgroup via Zoom! See below for details.

Census 2020

It’s important for everyone to be counted in the Census! Fill out your Census at https://2020census.gov/ .

COVID-19 Guidelines: School Closures – What to do at Home

An overview of the strategies implemented in Yolo County and helpful links and resources to talk with children about Covid-19 and keep them busy and engaged.

What you Need to know about COVID-19

Update: Yolo County Health Officer orders Shelter-in-Place to help combat COVID-19.  For detailed information about COVID-19 and further guidance regarding this order, visit the Yolo County webpage. For the Health Officer Order, click here. The County will also be releasing a shelter in place 101 document that will be available on the webpage. First 5-funded […]

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