Serena joined CA Bridge in April, 2019. She leads CA Bridge’s strategy, organizational development, and policy work. She joined CA Bridge with twenty years of experience as the executive director of the California School-Based Health Alliance and the California Adolescent Health Collaborative. She previously led evaluation and planning work at SRI International, the Public Health Institute, and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Serena was drawn to CA Bridge because she wants to live in a society where systems work for people who need them most. She has a PhD in Public Health and a Master in Education from UCLA.