Debbie Peralez

Executive Director
Child Start, Inc.

Debbie is the Executive Director of Child Start, Inc. a non-profit operating the Head Start/Early Head Start and Raising A Reader programs in Napa and Solano Counties.  She has a B.A. in Organizational Leadership. Drawn to policy issues and advocacy for young children, Debbie joined the Napa Solano Head Start program, where she has worked for the last 20 years.  In addition to serving on the First 5 Commission, she serves as a board member for the Head Start California Association, is a member of the Napa County Child Care Planning Council and is the treasurer for Soroptomist International in the Napa Chapter.