As a longtime advocate for marginalized youth from all walks of life, Tina has held leadership positions at a number of well-established agencies in the Bay Area agencies. She is an Army Veteran who used her GI Bill to complete her Bachelor’s in Social Work and Master’s in Public Administration at California State University, Fresno. Additionally, she has spent her shelter-in-place time writing COVID-19 grants for a few nonprofits in the Bay Area that are at risk of losing food security.
Tina has been a domestic violence advocate and staunch supporter of causes for women and children throughout her career. Now, she focuses on gender-based violence response and prevention.
She enjoys horseback riding, reading, and writing poetry. And she loves football, and is a diehard Dallas Cowboy fan.