Education and Social Services Deputy
Responsible for family services and welfare policy. Those services include nutrition assistance through Cal Fresh benefits, employment services and supportive services via welfare to work programs. CalWorks program, In-Home Supportive Services for our elderly disabled population and Medi-Cal and access to other healthcare plans offered under the Affordable Care Act along with financial aid and homeless assistance for qualifying individuals through the General Relief program are housed under DPSS. As the Education Deputy she oversees The Los Angeles County Board of Education and Countywide education policy issues.
Prior to joining the 3rd District staff, she served as a member and president of the Los Angeles Fire Commission, and as a member and President of the LAUSD Board of Education. She was appointed as Special Trustee to the Compton Community College District and is a mediator for the State of CA. Her career spans work as a teacher and a curriculum specialist with LAUSD, principal of Holy Nativity Episcopal Day School and Executive Director/Executive Vice President of SCLC/MLKLA. She received a B.A. from Texas College and an M.Ed from Pepperdine University.
She resides in Los Angeles with her husband Alton Hayes and daughter Kathryn Elaine Hudley-Hayes.