A native of California, Kelli Harrington Tomlinson focuses her time in the nonprofit sector as director and co-president of the Tomlinson Family Foundation. She is chair of the Board of Trustees at The Girls’ Middle School, a progressive, STEM-focused girls’ school in Palo Alto, California. Tomlinson also serves on the boards of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Challenge Success, and The Art of Yoga Project. She and her family are partners at the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund. She is a member of the Common Sense Media Bay Area Council and the Peninsula Bridge Parent Advisory Board. Her primary interests include progressive education, education equality, and theater.

Tomlinson graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in political science. She worked as the assistant director of the Trinity in San Francisco Program from 1998 to 2001. Tomlinson serves on the Alumni Relations Committee and the Marketing and Communications Committee.

Tomlinson and her husband, Steffan C. Tomlinson ’94, reside in Atherton, California, with their two children.