Tasha Booker, Executive Director, City Year Columbus

Tasha Booker serves as the Vice President and Executive Director for City Year Columbus. In this role she serves as the primary leader, internal manager, strategist, external champion, and builder of the Columbus site. Tasha develops and leads City Year Columbus’ annual and long-term strategy and priorities, in alignment with City Year Inc. strategy and priorities.

Prior to joining City Year, Tasha served as the Director of Development and Public Relations for I Know I Can where she was responsible for all resource development and public relations activities of I Know I Can to recognize an annual organizational budget of $4 million. Tasha has also held roles for United Way of Central Ohio, Boy Scouts of America and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Tasha is dedicated to her community through her service on volunteer committees for theYWCA, and as a member of the Board of Directors for First Night Columbus and the advisory board for the YMCA Jerry L. Garver branch. She is a founding member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Central Ohio Chapter and is a member of WELD Ohio and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Columbus, Ohio Alumnae Chapter. She is a graduate of the JPMorgan Chase Gen Y Leadership Project and a Cycle 6 African American Leadership Academy Fellow. She was recognized in 2011 as a Girls Rock Columbus Honoree and in the Business First 2014 class of Forty under 40. Tasha received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin University and holds a Masters of Education from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She is the proud mother of one son, Logan.