Melinda Iremonger Joins In-Service Training Project

CalSWEC’s Child Welfare In-Service Training Project welcomes Melinda Iremonger as a training and curriculum specialist.

In making the announcement, project Director Melissa Connelly said, “Melinda comes to us with a wealth of experience as a social worker and supervisor in El Dorado and Yolo counties and as a social service consultant with CDSS. I'm very excited to welcome Melinda aboard and think her combined experience, skills, and abilities will be a great asset to the team.”

Ms. Iremonger, whose appointment is effective April 4, will be working on supervisor training and developing tools and training to support implementation of new statewide initiatives.

Most recently Ms. Iremonger was a social service consultant with the California Department of Social Services Child Welfare Program Policy and Program Development Bureau, where she developed regulations, policies, and procedures related to Child Welfare Services. Since 2012, she has been an MSW field instructor at California State University, Sacramento, where she earned her MSW.

The In-Serve Training Project team, led by Ms. Connelly, also includes Training and Curriculum Specialists Jennifer Cannell, Phyllis Jeroslow, and Shay O’Brien; Training and Implementation Specialist Joanne Pritchard; Training and Evaluation Analyst Esmirna (Esmi) Ramirez; Distance Education Specialist Maurcio Wright; and Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) Project Manager Tara Lain.