Kimberly Kenne (District 1)

  • Portrait of School Board Member, Kimberly KenneParent advocate Kim Kenne was elected to the Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education in 2011 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017 to District 1.

    Ms. Kenne has been actively involved as a parent leader at the school site, district, and state levels since her children started kindergarten at Burbank Elementary. A systems integration expert by profession, Ms. Kenne combines her passion for genuine parent engagement in education with a commitment to compliance with state and federal law when it comes to spending public dollars.

    She has served on school site councils, as president of Parent Teacher Associations (PTA), as Chair of the District Advisory Council (DAC), which supports school site governance councils, and as a founding member of the Parent Education Network (PEN), which works to build family engagement in local public schools.

    Ms. Kenne recently served a six year term on the California Practitioners Advisory Group (CPAG), a body that advises the State Board of Education on Title 1 and state and federal accountability systems.  She has also served as a CSBA delegate.

    She has chaired the Altadena Education Focus Group, co-chaired the Education Committee of the Altadena Town Council, and is a member of the League of Women Voters.

    Ms. Kenne has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration from Georgetown University, where she majored in Finance and minored in Computer Science.

    She lives in Altadena with her husband and two children.