Gina has worked for North Idaho College Head Start (NICHS) for the past 24 years. She started out as a preschool teacher/home visitor and is now the center supervisor, a position she has held for almost a decade. Gina has been co-chair for the local board of the Regional Early Childhood Council in Region 1 for five years. Prior to this, she served on the board of directors of the Post Falls Food Bank for five years as a vice-chair. Early on in her work experience, Gina was employed in the hospitality industry for several local restaurants from high school through college. As a young adult, Gina worked for the grocery industry as a meat manager for Tidyman’s warehouse foods. With her diverse work background, Gina feels she is able to connect with and serve the people in our community because she understands the challenges they face and their drive to be successful. Gina serves as programming co-chair on the board of directors of CDAIDE.