Ashley participates in collaborative policy-making for local, state, and national groups, using data-driven solutions to address public safety, open government, and human rights issues. Her primary focus is to grow a more resilient community with directed attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.
She participates in interagency collaborations through her various roles as elected Director of the Southern Marin Fire District Board, Commissioner of the Mill Valley Emergency Preparedness Commission, founding stakeholder to the Marin D.A. Oversight Committee, founding stakeholder to Marin Sheriff Community Oversight Group, and stakeholder to the San Francisco Police Department’s Executive Sponsor Working Group on Bias and Executive Sponsor Working Group on Use of Force. Ashley volunteers as the Deputy Area Director of Social Policy for LWVC where she seeks to advance human rights in all aspects of social policy. Under her tenure as President of the San Francisco League of Women Voters, the organization was recognized with the HERO Award from the Mayor and Human Rights Commission for her advocacy, leadership, and community activism.
She currently serves as a member of the United Nations Association Ratify Steering Committee for the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. In 2020, she was honored with the Emerging Public Leader for the United Nations Agenda 2030 Award for her advocacy for human rights and racial justice. She is a delegate to the UN Climate Conference of the Parties (COP-26 and COP-27) representing the League of Women Voters-US and the Women and Gender Constituency.
Ashley is a Bay Area native and enjoys raising her two young girls in Marin County.