Kathy is a longtime local nonprofit leader, most recently having served as the Executive Director of Santa Maria Urban Ministry. She previously worked in development and fundraising for a variety of organizations including Asians Americans for Community Involvement, West Valley Community Services, Somos Mayfair and Sacred Heart Nativity Schools. Her work experience also includes years working for the County of Santa Clara, for the Board of Supervisors, Probation Department and Office of the County Executive.
Ms. Córdova, a San José native, and has been active in community service for more than 30 years. Her Board experience includes the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley Chapter; Bellarmine Mother's Guild, Silicon Valley Gay Men’s Chorus, the Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley , Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, and Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women.
Ms. Córdova holds bachelor’s degree from San Jose State University, where she also served as ASB President. She also earned a Certificate in Fundraising Management, from Indiana University. Additionally she studied Compassion Cultivation and alcohol and drug counseling.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working in her garden and cooking. Kathy is also an avid baseball and performing arts fan.