Coordinator, Volunteer Programs
A native Californian, Lauren grew up in the Central Valley and earned her BA in Communication from UC Santa Barbara. Lauren has always had a passion for volunteering and has earned the gold level of the President’s Volunteer Service Award. She served as an AmeriCorps member (Statewide Leader) with the Volunteer Infrastructure Project (VIP) from 2010-2011. As the Volunteer Programs Coordinator, Lauren combines her love of serving and communication by leading trainings on volunteer management and AmeriCorps service, coordinating volunteer program data evaluation, organizing the Statewide Conference, writing the VIP blog, creating educational resources, and supporting VIP and CalPREP Fellows in their year of service.