Kathy is chair of the Grants Committee for the Lafayette Community Foundation. She also serves as the president of the Board of Directors for Youth Homes, Inc, a non-profit that serves abused and neglected foster children in Contra Costa County . Kathy also sits on the Planned Giving Committee for the Lafayette Library and Learning Foundation. Previously, Kathy was director of development for Youth Homes, Inc. She was responsible for all aspects of the fundraising program, including individual, corporate and organizational funding, grant writing to secure foundation support, marketing and communication to the community and donors, events, and planned giving. In addition, she has held a number of leadership and board positions in Bay Area business, arts, science, education organizations and foundations.