Responsible for strategic development, decision making, priority setting and County policy development and implementation. Member of the County Chair's executive team.  Manage ODE programs and staff dedicated to advancing equity issues through the Office of Diversity and Equity. Responsible for engaging stakeholders to build and foster an organizational culture of awareness, inclusion, respect and accountability. Accountable for championing the Equity and Empowerment Lens as a catalyst for organizational change. 

Kalissa Canyon-Scopes, Program and Policy Director