Board of Directors

Alexandra Escobar - Co-President

I am excited and honored to be among visionaries who share a similar mindset as I do so that I may continue learning and challenging myself. As a first-generation college student and an immigrant, I feel very strongly about youth empowerment. I want to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves, domestically and internationally. California sets itself apart from many states in the USA, for the sole reason that we are dreamers. The ability to dream larger than life will pave the way for the distinctive political, economic, social, and cultural change.

Jack Kennedy - Board Member, 

Trevor Merris-coots Board Member, Membership 

Nahid Kabbani - Board Member

Refugee Liaison

Nick Alexander - Board Member

Sharon Alexander - Board Member

Sharon J. Alexander, PhD. received her doctorate from UC Berkeley in educational psychology. She is a retired Professor of the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento where, over a 30 years career there, she taught courses in educational research, teacher education, women studies and child development. She served on the board of the Women Studies Program for many years as well as the coordinator of the program for a period. On the board of the UNA Sacramento, she was former President, and Education chair. 



Edgar Trujillo - Board Member

Kate Van Buren - Past President

Kate is an active member of the Sacramento community, serving on local boards and committees that make the world a better place.  Kate is a graduate of Sacramento State University, sells residential real estate, and takes care of her family and Golden Retrievers. Recent trips to the United Nations headquarters in New York, and the State Department in Washington D.C. have inspired her to share the important work of the United Nations with everyone.  

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