Meet Our Board of Directors

Kathleen Gillis

Ms. Kathleen Gillis, Executive Director

Kathleen Gillis graduated from the University of Oregon with a BS in Anthropology. She obtained her MA in Education and Human Development from George Washington University. She has served 25 years as a Parent Educator for high risk families. Her efforts included military families, foster parents, and teen parents. As a foster parent from 1991 to 1993, Kathleen served as a trainer for the Ventura County Foster Parent Association. She was deeply involved with the Teen Parent Population in the San Marcos Unified School District from 1999 to 2009 teaching Parent Education, Life Skills, College Counseling, and School to Work Skills to pregnant teenagers. Kathleen was one of the founders of Fallbrook Youth Scholarships in 2001 and has served as a Board Member ever since. She served on the Board of Fallbrook Pop Warner Little Scholars from 1994 to 1996. She was Program/Chairman of the Fallbrook High School Football Booster Club from 2000 to 2003. She has been active in the Fallbrook Child Development Center from 1996 to the present. From 1986 to 1989 Kathleen was the Parent Education Trainer at NAS Sigonella, Sicily Family Service Center.