Director of Student Programs, College & Career Advisor
Lorna Contreras-Townsend is a Students Rising Above alum from the class of 2004. She attended St. Mary’s College of Moraga and received a Bachelor’s degree in Politics with a minor in Spanish, then went on to pursue a Master’s in Psychology from The Wright Institute. Lorna has extensive experience in community advocacy work and navigating social services for a holistic approach to client’s needs. Lorna’s passion lies in giving back to the community that once supported her, and she joined SRA as an Advisor in 2010. Lorna feels lucky to be able to work with SRA now both as an Advisor and as Managing Director of Student Programs.