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Katrina Young, Trustee

Term of Office 2020-2024

A graduate of UCLA, Katrina has spent the past 20 years using her degree in English to promote education and the wellbeing of children within our community. Katrina served as PTA President, Executive VP, VP Volunteers, and VP Programs of El Camino Creek Elementary School and was awarded the "Parent Excellence Award” in 2013. As a member of the PTA Board for seven years, Katrina chaired and/or championed a wide variety of programs including Everyone-A-Reader, Robotics, Read Across America Day, Earth Day, School Garden, Student Art Show, and the Let’s Move Initiative. Within SDUHSD, she volunteered in the LCC Foundation Office, served on the Grant Committee, and sat on the Board of Directors. In 2015, she was selected to serve on the District Boundary Task Force. 
With 20 years of experience advocating for children’s health, Katrina has held over 70 meetings with members of Congress and attended the 2016 Precision Medicine Initiative by invitation of the White House. In addition to representing San Diego on a national stage, she has proudly supported several local charities. She was a member of the Surf Cities Chapter of National Charity League for eight years, and sat of the Board of Directors as VP Philanthropies and Recording Secretary. Currently she serves as the NCL Sustainer Liaison, as well as the Board Chairman of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for foster children. 
Katrina and her husband Robert (a Diegueno Middle and San Dieguito High School alumnus) have been married 25 years. Their three children all graduated from El Camino Creek, Oak Crest, and La Costa Canyon High School. Her son Sean is a graduate of Southern Methodist University. Her oldest daughter Carolyn is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and currently attends USC Law School. Her youngest daughter Allison currently attends SDSU. 

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