Focus Area and Project:


Paul Bonfanti – Charitable Ventures
Michael Arnot – Children’s Cause Orange County

Randy Balduck – Orange County Social Services Agency

Howard Booker – In-N-Out Foundation

Valerie Brauks – Children and Families Coalition of Orange County

Jill Bright – Orange County Social Services Agency

Karen Christensen – County Counsel

Wendy Dallin – Network Anaheim

Nellie Hernandez – Orange County Social Services Agency

Rebecca Hernandez – Help Me Grow

Lee Lombardo – YMCA of Orange County

Daniel Mages – Orange County Social Services Agency

Kathleen McFarlin – Comfort Connection Family Resources Center, Regional Center of Orange County

Sandra  Morgan – Vanguard University

Danny Sells – Olive Crest

Christine Tolbert – State Council on Developmental Disabilities       

Jannell Violi – Orange County Department of Education

Martine Wehr – Saddleback College

Produced three resources — the Child Care Toolkit, Trifold Road Map to Family Safety, and Family Resource Guide — and coordinated dissemination of them to a broad set of stakeholders.

Unified three task forces into one, which will allow for better coordination of effort and promote inter-agency communication.

For information about this task force, contact Daniel Mages at (714) 435-7656 or

Contact the WE CAN Coalition at to join our coalition or to find out more.