California Children’s Services Advisory Committee

Committee Role

Provide advice on the development, implementation and ongoing activities of the California Children’s Services (CCS) Pilot Project.

Committee Membership

The committee’s 13 members represent a wide range of stakeholders across the CCS continuum of care, including providers, community advocates and a commissioner.

Patty WalshCCS MTU Chief Therapist
Tracey FecherCommunity Gatepath
Michelle BlakelyFirst 5 San Mateo County, Executive Director
Kate StanfordLegal Aid Society, Supervising Attorney
Sherri SagerLucile Packard Children’s Hospital, CGO
Lee Sanders, M.D.Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Physicians
David Bergman, M.D.Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Physicians
Marilyn Wendt Parent Representative
Benjamin Mandac, M.D.Pediatric Rehabilitation
Grace Chen, M.D.SMMC, Medical Director/Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
Lianna ChenYouth Representative

Vacant positions: CCS Consumer Advocate, HPSM Commissioner, and a Parent Representative.

Committee Meeting Schedule

Quarterly meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month (March, June, September, and December from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.