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Community & Government Relations Manager at Kaiser Permanente South Bay

Darcie Green is the President of the Santa Clara County Board of Education and a passionate advocate for women, children and working families. For over 15 years, she has dedicated both her professional and personal life to serving our community. As a community leader, Darcie has made fighting education inequity, income inequality and health disparities her top priorities.

Darcie has served as a grassroots community organizer, political activist, neighborhood leader, nonprofit advocate, legislative staffer and policy maker working to increase social power for underserved and underrepresented communities. At the Board of Education, Darcie has been a leader in the areas of student safety, access to a quality early education for all children, increased sharing of innovative best practices between public schools and engagement of business and community partners in the work of the Board. A committed advocate for gender equality, Darcie also serves as President of Democratic Activists for Women Now and as a founding board member of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Women’s Political Caucus.

As the Community & Government Relations Manager at Kaiser Permanente South Bay, Darcie leads local efforts on health policy and manages partnerships with the community and policy makers. In her role, Darcie has been a strong advocate for recognizing ethnic communities as consumers and celebrating culture and identity through corporate investments. Darcie has also worked to ensure Kaiser Permanente’s participation in efforts to improve the health of Kaiser Permanente members and the communities they live in through local policy work and collaboration with the local health sector.

Prior to entering the healthcare industry, Darcie worked as a field representative in the office of former California State Assemblyman Joe Coto helping to address many public policy issues affecting the residents of San Jose, with a particular emphasis on providing communities access to healthy lifestyle choices and quality public education.