Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: National Selection Committee for the Jane Addams Annual Peace Prize for Young Reader's Books 2009 -2012.
National Association for the Education of Young Children: National Board member 2003 - 2007.
Committees: Public Policy, Community College Accreditation, Ethics, Professional Practice, and Leadership Development. Board Liaison to the Lesbian/Gay Caucus; Family Child Care Home Interest Forum; Two Year College Faculty Interest Forum; Diversity/Equity Interest forum.
Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council: January 2005 - 2009
Appointed by the County Superintendent of Education.
California Federation of Teachers (CFT/AFT): California Early Childhood Committee, 2005 - 2006
California Tomorrow: Public Policy, Research, Support for a Just and Equitable Society: Early Childhood Advisory Committee, Community College Advisory Committee