The Commission

State Commission

The California Children and Families Commission is responsible for state-level administration including developing program guidelines, reviewing county plans, and conducting annual program review and evaluation. The nine-member commission also spends 20% of the available revenues annually on mass media communications, parent and provider education, child care, research and administration.

Our Commissioners

Peter Hernandez 

San Benito County Board of Supervisors 

Tracey Belton

San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency

David Redman, O.D.

Commission Chair


Marni Friedman, M.D.

Vice Chair

Family Physician

Margie Barrios


Community Member

Elias Barocio, Jr.

San Benito County Migrant Program Manager

Mary Damm

United Way of San Benito County