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

Joining Metro EDGE in October 2017 is one of the best things I’ve ever done for my professional and personal development. Since I became an EDGEr, I’ve served on the Emerge Summit Committee and the Communications Committee, both of which have given me valuable experience to add to…
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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 first-generation Sacramentan, Tashina previously served as the Marketing and Events Manager at the Sacramento Midtown Business Association (MBA). Charged with promoting programs to enhance the economic and cultural well-being of Midtown, she coordinated with businesses to leverage citywide marketing campaigns and co-managed the founding of the Midtown…
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