Kirsten Keith has volunteered with community organizations throughout San Mateo County for twenty years. She served on the Board of Directors of Sor Juana Inez, a battered women’s service agency, and now serve on the Advisory Board of CORA - Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse. She was elected President for two consecutive years by fellow Commissioners while serving on the San Mateo County Commission on the Status of Women, where she served for eight years. She has been a member of the San Mateo County Legal Aid Luncheon Committee, that diligently raises money to help people in our County obtain legal services, for the past fourteen years.
In Menlo Park, she has served on the Community Mediation Services Committee, Housing Commission and Planning Commission. Keith was elected to Menlo Park City Council in 2010, and became Mayor in 2011.