Assistant General Manager of Development
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Trina Hester oversees all major giving initiatives and charts the direction of the development department. She serves on the KPBS management council and is responsible for major gifts, planned giving, and the KPBS Producers Club – the station’s annual giving program with 1,100 members giving $1,200 or more.
Trina joined the KPBS staff in 2009 and has been a volunteer reader for the KPBS Radio Reading Service since 2004. Prior to KPBS, she worked in major gifts and development for San Diego State University, College of Arts and Letters. Trina has lived in San Diego off and on for 25 years, is an alum of Point Loma Nazarene University, and has three children and four grandchildren. She enjoys the outdoors, hiking, swimming at the beach, bicycling, travel, movies and museums.