Laura-Kate Rurka, Development Coordinator

Over the past twenty years, Laura-Kate has dedicated much of her time to volunteering. In addition to serving on the boards of Lafayette Partners in Education, Acalanes Parents’ Club, and the Acalanes Area chapter of National Charity League, she has organized fundraising events, donated time in local schools both in and out of the classroom, and devoted many hours to area philanthropies and non-profits. Laura-Kate has held many jobs including purser and assistant expedition leader for an eco-tourism company, associate food buyer for Williams-Sonoma, designer’s assistant, reading lab assistant, and freelance writer. Each position has equipped her with a unique skill set and perspective. In her current role as Development Coordinator, Laura-Kate aspires to leverage her extensive experience to foster connections with community members, businesses, and foundations. Her goal is to establish financial stability and facilitate growth for Lamorinda Village, underscoring her unwavering commitment to creating positive change in the community.