Child Care Planning Council

  • LPC Logo The Lake County Child Care Planning Council works to build partnerships with individuals and organizations in our community to help meet the child care needs of our communities. Our council members are volunteers who care about the issues impacting the children of Lake County. Members are appointed by the Lake County Superintendent of Schools and the Lake County Board of Supervisors.

    The Planning Council helps our communities plan for early care and education of our children based on assessments of the needs of the families in our communities.  

    2022 Early Childhood Educator Awards Nomination Form

Mission and Objectives

  • Mission

    The mission of the Lake County Child Care Planning Council is to promote quality child care through community assessment, advocacy, resource development, and collaboration with other organizations.


    The vision of the Lake County Child Care Planning Council is that in Lake County, child care will be:

    • Recognized as essential to the community;
    • Actively supported by local agencies and decision-makers;
    • Accessible to all families; and
    • Staffed by individuals who are committed to children's well-being, appropriately trained, and fairly compensated for their services.

LPC Members

  • Angela Cuellar-Marroquin
    LPC Director, Lake County Office of Education
    (707) 262-4162


    Mary Prather
    Community Member

    Kim Gentle
    Lake Family Resource Center (LFRC)

    Jami White
    Lake Family Resource Center (LFRC)

    Sara Brucker

    Dr. Laura Daly
    Lake County Campus Woodland Community College

    Gloria Bradford
    North Coast Opportunities

    Katrina Hickey
    Tule House

    Angel Coppa
    Lake County Office of Education

    Megan Handy
    Lake County Office of Education

    Gina Lyle-Griffin
    Lake County Public Health

    Carla Ritz
    First 5 Lake County

    Sulema Perez-Cruz
    North Coast Opportunities Rural Communtiy Child Care

    Jolene Treadaway
    Redwood Community Services

    Jamie Castaldo
    North Coast Opportunities Rural Community Child Care

    Soledad Aguayo
    Easter Seals