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Position
Co-Chair/Media Relations
2022-23
Year Joined
2019
Biography

Kerry joined the Women’s Fund in 2019. Until her retirement in 2019, she was the owner of HollandParlette, an Association Management Company (AMC) headquartered in San Francisco. The company specializes in providing strategic direction and management to nonprofit organizations. Throughout her 30+ year career, she served as Executive Director for a wide range of regional, state, and national membership organizations where she was responsible for financial management, board leadership, conferences, grant writing, membership development, communications, advocacy, and public relations. She became a Certified Association Executive (CAE) in 1991 and a Lifetime Member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) in 2005. Kerry holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Iowa State University. Kerry has been married for over 40 years to James Parker who is Director, Patient Financial Services at Cottage Health in Santa Barbara. They have one son, Reid, who lives in Seattle.