Carina works as the Family Resource Navigator with Help Me Grow Central Washington. She has helped families connect to State and local resources in this role and prior roles for about 6 years. She is a Sunnyside Grizzly Alum of 2015 and has been invested in creating a healthier community since she was in high school. She started with the Sunnyside High School Prevention Club in 2013 and kept close ties and volunteered with Sunnyside United Unidos for the past 10 years. She is now excited to be the Chair of the coalition! She also serves on the Sunnyside School District Advisory Council, is a liaison to the Alternative Spring Break for Oregon State University, and is a member of Investing in Children’s Coalition. Carina likes to spend her time hiking, going to the gym, and hanging out with family and friends and her plants!