Katherine Brooks Pineda joined CalSERVES as a part-time AmeriCorps member in 2008, while she attended Sonoma State University. She was a 4th grade mentor at Kawana Elementary School and Garden Specialist. The following year she served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow. In 2010 she graduated with a BA In Environmental Studies and Planning under the Environmental Education study track and began working as a CalSERVES Site Supervisor at Kawana Elementary School. In 2013 Katherine started her new role in Member Support. In this role she has taken the lead on the recruitment efforts in Sonoma County, supports recruitment in Napa County, and assists with member data.