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. -  Dawniell Black

Region 1 Representative:  Whitney Olson
Counties: Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Sonoma                                       
Local Council:
Redwood Empire Council 
President: Whitney Olson 

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

Region 3 Representative:  Janet Mann
Counties: Alpine, Colusa, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, Yuba
Local Council: Greater Sacramento Area
President: Brian Laird

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

Central Area 

Central Area V.P. - Valerie Doherty

Region 5 Representative:  Pamela Harter
Counties: Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz                                                         
Local Council: Santa Clara                 
President: Kim Robey

Region 6 Representative:  Janeen Zambo
Counties: Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne                                       
Local Council: Golden Valley                
President: Stella Estrada

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

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


CCSS AREAS/REGIONS




Southern Area

Southern Area V.P. - Greg Spielman

Region 9 Representatives:  Cheryl Rehome and Rob Vicario
Counties: San Diego, Imperial, Orange       
Local Councils: Greater San Diego Area and  Orange County                                  
Presidents: Cheryl Rehome

Region 10 Representatives: Maureen Johnson and Katherine Rand
Counties: Inyo, Mono, Riverside, San Bernardino Local Council: Inland Empire CSS
President: Nancy Noble 

Region 11 Representatives: Rebecca Valbuena and Scott Petri
County: Los Angeles                                       
Local Council: Southern California Social Studies Association                       
President: Rebecca Valbuena

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