2020 Leadership Council

Evan Harris

Evan Harris

Communications Committee Chair

Senior Account Executive
Edelman

Evan is a Senior Account Executive at Edelman Public Relations in Sacramento. He previously served as a communications director and legislative assistant in the California State Assembly and is a graduate of the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). Outside of the office, you can find him and his…
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Gina McLaughlin

Gina McLaughlin

Communications Committee Co-Chair

Content Specialist
VSP Global

Gina has been a member of Metro EDGE since October 2017 and has served on the Emerge Summit Committee and the Communications Committee. When she’s not working or volunteering, she’s probably taking a fitness class at the gym, planning her next home improvement project, or chasing her toddler…
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Kara Johnson

Kara Johnson

Sponsorship Committee Chair

Community Engagement Coordinator
SAFE Credit Union

As a Southern California transplant, Kara Johnson has enjoyed using her role as a Community Engagement Coordinator with SAFE Credit Union to form relationships within Sacramento. Actively seeking out new opportunities to interact with nonprofits and volunteer organizations, she has been an active EDGE member since moving to…
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Tashina Brito

Tashina Brito

EMERGE Summit Chair

Community Relations Manager
Capital Public Radio

A Sacramento native, I moved downtown upon receiving my (double) B.A. from UC Santa Barbara. That’s the point when I became aware of an interest in community and city development, triggered when first working for the Midtown Business Association. This interest has continued to develop as I enrich…
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