Kylene Hashimoto is the newest addition to the IMPACT team contributing her expertise in marketing and design. She graduated from Fresno Pacific University with her B.A. in Psychology and is the Strategic Communications Associate for the AIMS Center for Math and Science Education. Kylene is also the Founder of THE WILDFIRE EFFECT, an organization collaborating with both local and national agencies to reduce the confusion and challenges when navigating the mental health system. At the age of 12 years old, she founded The Kyndness4Kidz Project which has continued to assist children displaced from their homes since 2008. Kylene is a member of the Youth Innovation Committee of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission for the state of California; the youngest board member appointed to the Fresno County Behavioral Health Board; and a member of the HERlead Fellowship - a partnership between Vital Voices Global, Inc. and Ascena Retail Group - serving as a global delegate, grantee, and ambassador for leadership in the non-profit sector.