Since 2006, Trish has served on the board of Family Aid for Catholic Education (FACE)a non-profit providing tuition assistance in the Oakland Diocese established in 1978. She serves as a member of the board of directors for the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Oakland and recently served on the Oakland Diocese Capital Campaign, Diocesan Granting Approval and Mercy Retirement Center committees. Trish is an alumna of UC Berkeley and a consulting landscape architect. She previously worked as a project manager in international environmental planning firms. Trish is committed to supporting students in Catholic inner-city schools and taught Visual Arts at St. Cornelius School in Richmond for eight years.