Press Release: Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson to Chair Bay Area Council’s Early Childhood Education Committee
The Bay Area Council today announced that George Halvorson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, has been appointed Chair of the Bay Area Council’s Early Childhood Education Committee. Halvorson’s first committee meeting as Chair will take place tomorrow at Kaiser’s headquarters in Oakland.
“I am honored to chair the Bay Area Council’s Early Childhood Education Committee,” Halvorson said. “Investment in early childhood education is key to the future success of our region. The Bay Area Council is helping to lay the groundwork for more involvement by Bay Area executives on this issue.”
“George is a titan of the healthcare industry and a true champion of early childhood education,” said Jim Wunderman, President & CEO of the Bay Area Council. “We’re extremely excited that he’s agreed to take on this chairmanship for the Bay Area Council.”
The Bay Area Council’s Early Childhood Education Committee brings together business leaders and stakeholder groups to rally for increased support for early childhood education from the business community and the State of California. The immediate past chair of the committee is Ken McNeely, President of AT&T California.