Council Members

The San Francisco Our Children Our Families Council consists of up to 42 members, including:

  • The Mayor and 13 appointed City department heads;
  • The Superintendent and 13 appointed representatives of the San Francisco Unified School District; and
  • 14 community members appointed by the Mayor.

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Click on a member's name or picture to read their biography.

CIty DepArtment MEMbers

allen nance - juvenile probation department

Barbara Garcia - Department of Public Health

bill Scott - police DEPARTMENT

edward reiskin - Municipal Transportation AGENCY

john rahaim - PLanning Department

luis herrera - Public Library

Dr. Maria Su - Department of Children, Youth, & Their Families

Naomi Kelly - General services agency

phil ginsburg - Recreation and Parks Department

september Jarret - Mayor's office of early care & education

todd rufo - Mayor's office of economic & workforce                                            development

TRENT RHORER - human services agency


SFUSD members

Dr. brent stephens - CHIEF Academic officer

jill hoogendyk - chief of Staff 

kevin truitt - chief of student, family, community support                                     services department  

Landon Dickey - Special Assistant to the Superintendent for                                     African American Achievement & Leadership

MEENOO YASHAR - Interim Chief of Early Education Department

melissa Dodd - CHIEF Technology Officer

Orla o'keeffe - chief of policy and operations

Dr. ritu khanna - chief of research, planning &                                                                Assessment   


community members

abby snay - Economic/workforce expert

candace wong - Office of Early Care & Education Citizen ADVISORY                             COMMITTEE  

CAROLINE BARLERIN - Twitter, (business)

Cecilia Galeano  - Youth Commissioner

Dr. E'Leva Gibson - DCYF Oversight & Advisory Committee

egon terplan - Housing expert

kentaro iwasaki - parent of K-12 student

Les wong - higher education

Lyslynn Lacoste - public education & Enrichment                                                              Fund CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE 


masharika prejean maddison - parent of Child under 5

philip halperin - Philanthropy

sherilyn adams - service Provider