Employment First Committee

Employment First Committee minutes are available online once approved (typically at the following Council meeting).

Date, time and location of all Employment First Committee meetings are subject to change. Check the SCDD website for all future updates.

For further information, please contact the Council office.


Date Meeting Documents
October 8, 2019 Employment First  Committee Meeting
August 15, 2019 Employment First  Committee Meeting
April 18, 2019 Employment First  Committee Meeting
February 5, 2019 Employment First  Committee Meeting
October 9, 2018 Employment First  Committee Meeting
August 23, 2018 Employment First  Committee Meeting
June 5, 2018 Employment First Committee Meeting
March 15, 2018 Employment First  Committee Meeting
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Employment First Annual Reports


  • Wesley Witherspoon, Chairperson 
  • Barbara Boyd – CDE
  • Cindy Chiu – DOR
  • Sarah Isaacs – DRC
  • Michael Luna – DDS
  • Olivia Raynor – UCEDD/UCLA
  • Steve Ruder – UCEDD/M.I.N.D.
  • Larry Yin – UCEDD/USC 


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