The First 5 San Mateo County Commission is charged with helping meet the vision of “success for every child” through strategic planning, guidance and oversight. The Commission is made up of nine members, including one member of the Board of Supervisors, County Health System Chief, Director of the County Human Services Agency, County Superintendent of Schools, and five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors.


Iliana Rodriguez

Director, County of San Mateo Human Services Agency

Vice Chair

Lee Michelson

CEO, Sequoia Healthcare District

Anne Campbell

County Superintendent of Schools

David J. Canepa

Supervisor for District 5

Louise Rogers

Chief, San Mateo County Health System

Pam Frisella

Former Foster City Council Member

Neel Patel, M.D.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Pediatrics

Michael Garb

Former CEO, StarVista

Sandra Phillips-Sved

Director of School Transformation