Local Councils

Eleven regional councils throughout the state are affiliated with CCSS. Indicate your region when becoming a CCSS member to take advantage of dual membership. Connect with your region or council lead to learn more and get involved. 

Northern Area

Northern Area V.P -  Avi Black

Region 1 Representative:  Whitney Olson
Counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma

Region 2  Representative:  Cricket Kidwell
Local Council: North State
Counties: Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity

Region 3 Representative:  Vacant
Local Council: Greater Sacramento Area
Counties: Alpine, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba

Region 4 Representatives:  Keldon Clegg and Ayisha Benham
Local Council President: Jennifer Elemen
Counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, San Mateo

Central Area 

Central Area V.P. - Valerie Doherty

Region 5 Representatives:  Maryann Haggerty and Pamela Harter
Local Council: Santa Clara
Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

Region 6 Representatives:  
Local Council: Golden Valley
Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Toulomne

Region 7 Representatives: Brinkley Abercrombie & Gina Nelson
Local Council: San Joaquin Valley
President:  Brinkley Abercrombie
Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare

Region 8 Representative:  Ruth Luevanos
Local Councils: Kern and Central Coast
Kern, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura

(L.C = Local Council)

Southern Area

Southern Area V.P. - Tracy Middleton

Region 9 Representative:  Cheryl Rehome
Local Councils: Greater San Diego Area and Orange County 
San Diego, Imperial, Orange

Region 10 Representatives: Maureen Johnson & Katherine Rand
Local Council: Inland Empire Council for Social Studies
President: Nancy Noble
Website: www.iecss.org
Inyo, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino

Region 11 Representatives: Rebecca Valbuena and Scott Petri
Local Council: Southern California Social Studies Association
President: Rebecca Valbuena
Website:  www.socalsocialscience.org
 Los Angeles

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