Staff

CEO and President | Kathy Young, Kathy Young, along with Mony Nop, co-founded Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance in 2014. Kathy is thrilled to step into the role of CEO and President for TVNPA to dedicate more time and resources in support of the nonprofits in the Tri-Valley and surrounding regions. Kathy also serves as the Executive Director of the Hertz Fellowship Programs for the Fannie & John Hertz Foundation. The Hertz Foundation provides graduate fellowships in applied physical and biological sciences, engineering and mathematics. Kathy has had a passion for the organization since she began her employment with the Hertz Foundation in 2007. Prior to her career with Hertz, Kathy spent many years working in the legal field. She received her B.S. in Organizational Behavior and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. In addition to co-founding TVNPA, Kathy served on the Steering Committee for the Tri-Valley Anti-Poverty Collaborative and has been a volunteer with Taylor Family Foundation. She is a resident of Livermore and spends her leisure time with her husband, Edward, three children, and two dogs.


Administrative Assistant | Tracy Leonard, Tracy is the Principal and Founder of Safe Spaces www.sfspcs.com, a firm focusing on creating resilient families, communities, and organizations through workshops, trainings, technical assistance and consulting.  Tracy is also a Darkness to Light Authorized Facilitator and Certified Instructor and has trained thousands of adults in child sexual abuse prevention. Prior to her move to the Tri-Valley, she was the Public Educator at SCAN of Northern Virginia, leading workshops on child abuse prevention, safe sleep and positive parenting. Tracy lives in Dublin, California with her husband and two teenagers and is an active contributor to San Francisco Bay Area Moms Blog.