The Modoc County Children and Families Commission is the governing body overseeing the mission, strategies, and work of First 5 Modoc. The Commission is comprised of seven members; all Commissioners are appointed by the Modoc County Board of Supervisors.

  • Tanya Schulz, Commission Chair ~ Modoc County Public Health Branch Director
  • Carole McCulley, Vice Chair ~ Community Member At-Large
  • Dr. Edward P. Richert, Commission Chair ~ Modoc County Public Health Director
  • Elizabeth Cavasso ~ Modoc County Board of Supervisor, District IV
  • De Funk ~ Modoc County Office of Education Director of State Preschools Director
  • Alice Lybarger ~ Retired Director of Early Head Start Alturas

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T.E.A.C.H., Inc Budding Tree Preschool, funded by First 5 Modoc, provides early education to children age 3-5.