Yuri’s career has included programmatic and organizational leadership roles in human service organizations in Monterey County, New York City, and San Francisco. Before beginning her service with the County, Yuri held the position of Vice President, Community Investments for United Way Monterey County. She is also a founding member of the Bright Futures for Monterey County Educational Partnership.
Yuri is responsible for advising the Supervisor on issues related to health care, social services, public safety, land use, water, and the environment. She is the primary liaison with City Governments in District Four. Supervisor Askew states "Yuri's expertise and experience with the County is critical, especially during the pandemic and economic recovery."
Yuri was born and raised in North Monterey County and is a mother to two children. She currently resides in Marina, California and serves as an elected member and Chair of the Monterey Peninsula College Board of Trustees.
Eric is passionate about creating vibrant and healthy communities where people can thrive and find fulfillment. His past work experience includes marketing, development, and community engagement roles with area nonprofits.
Eric is responsible for advising the Supervisor on issues pertaining to health, the County budget, Covid-19 communications, and cannabis. Supervisor Askew states “Eric brings a fresh perspective to the District Four staff. His experience in communications and non-profits will further enhance our team.”
Eric was born and raised in Salinas, California. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Arts Council for Monterey County and Salinas Valley Pride Celebrations.
Jenny is responsible for managing office administrative functions. She coordinates appointment scheduling for the Supervisor and maintains efficient systems for managing communications and information.
Jenny advises the Supervisor on community events and activities, with an eye towards opportunities to recognize positive activities happening in our community. Supervisor Askew states, "Jenny provides prompt communications to the public, is thorough, clearly takes pride in her work, and is a great asset to my team."
Jenny was born and raised in Pacific Grove, California and is a mother to three children. She currently serves as an elected member of the Pacific Grove City Council.
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