Advisory Board

The First 5 Santa Barbara County Advisory Board is comprised of leaders from a variety of fields serving 0-5 year olds, parents, and experts in key subject areas such as philanthropy and communications.

The Advisory Board provides input to the Commission and First 5 staff on issues related to supporting the well-being of children prenatal through age 5 and their families and advice on determining community needs, increasing community participation and awareness.

The Advisory Board is made up of no more than 25 members representing diverse geographical regions, economic backgrounds, and the cultural and ethnic heritage of county residents and meets four times per year.

If you’re interested in being considered for a future opening on the Advisory Board, please complete the application. Download Advisory Board Application.