Tina was born and raised in Dallas Texas, but has lived in Skagit County for about 20 years. She has 3 grown children. Tina has some college, but most of her education has been through work experience. Equipped with strong management skills and a deep sense of community, Tina brings a passion for serving others to her role as Executive Director of Friendship House. She has a proven track record as a successful manager at Skagit Publishing and previously served on the Friendship House Board of Directors,  including two years as Board President. Tina was once a resident of Friendship House, and has proven the program can be successful. Now she gives back to the community that supported her by volunteering with many other organizations in Skagit County. Tina’s heart is in community service.