Shelly Higginbotham is retired and was the former Mayor of the City of Pismo Beach, having served three terms. She has been associated with the League of California Cities, League of Women Voters, the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition, the Child Development Resource Center, the Children’s Resource Network and the Women’s Legacy Fund (SLO County Community Foundation. She holds a BS in Child Development and an MS in Psychology, which is why her passions include affordable housing, children and support services. She served as Chair/Vice Chair, President/Vice President on a number of organizations, as well as Interim Executive Director, bringing vast experience to our organization. Shelley, and her husband live in Pismo Beach. She was elected to the Board October 2015.