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Wu Yee Children's Services Announces New Board of Directors and New Slate of Officers for FY16-17

David Ziegler, Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending at Boston Private Bank & Trust, was elected to serve as President of the Board last month, succeeding Debbie Chang, Product Manager at IXL Learning, who served as President from 2013-2016. 

In addition, Irene Wong, Pediatrician at Kaiser Permanente, was elected to serve as Vice President; Hanna Chung, Appellate Lawyer for CA Department of Justice, was elected Secretary; and Raymond Wu, CEO and Co-Founder at Wynd Technologies, was elected Treasurer.

Joining the Board of Directors are Sharon Donovan, Faculty in the Department of Child Development and Family Studies at City College of San Francisco Sizhe Liu, Manager at KPMG LLP, Catherine Ngo, Associate at Nossaman LLP, and Sonya Thomas, Senior Brand Manager at J.M. Smuckers Company.

 

“Wu Yee’s new Board embodies the spirit of community and brings talent, expertise and energy to the table. We are very fortunate to have them as our Board of Directors as Wu Yee begins to implement its new three-year strategic plan. “, Monica Walters, CEO.

 

Wu Yee Children’s Services is a city-scale agency serving diverse families throughout San Francisco, and delivers a comprehensive range of Child Development, Family, and Provider Services — including Early Head Start, Head Start, and State Preschool programs, the Joy Lok Family Resource CenterSingle Stop benefits assistance, child care Resource and Referralschild care subsidies, child care provider training, a food program for child care providers, and the Family Child Care Quality Network (FCCQN).

The slate of Board members for FY16-17 is listed below:
David Ziegler, President
Irene Wong, Vice President
Hanna Chung, Secretary
Raymond Wu, Treasurer
Debbie Chang, Immediate Past President

Sharon Donovan
Sizhe Liu
Denise McCarthy
Anwar Mojammel
Catherine Ngo
Sonya Thomas

Monica Walters, CEO

Major expansion makes Preschool available to more San Francisco families

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“An investment in Universal Pre-K is an investment in San Francisco families and an investment in a more affordable San Francisco,” said San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, in a statement released today. Mayor Lee announced a major expansion in the San Francisco Preschool for All (PFA) program for all four-year-olds in the city.

Not only will this expansion enhance early education options for San Francisco’s children and increase Kindergarten readiness, but it will also help meet the needs of more working families.

Wu Yee is excited to join Children’s Council in helping San Francisco families find the Preschool For All program that’s right for them.

For more information, please visit the San Francisco Office of the Mayor.

The first Bay Area of baby of 2015 is part of the Wu Yee family

Image via  NBC Bay Area . Photo credit: Dr. Fung Lam

Image via NBC Bay Area. Photo credit: Dr. Fung Lam

Baby Fiona was born exactly at 12:00:00, on January 1, at California Pacific Medical Center California Campus in San Francisco, the first Bay Area baby of 2015.

Fiona's big brother, Aiden, attends one of Wu Yee's Child Development Centers. Congrats to parents, Yan-Feng Liang and Takwa Tang Liang! What a way to start off the new year.

Read more about it at NBC Bay Area