Victoria (Tori) Yashinski comes to ITS-Davis after spending four years working for the American Heart Association. While at the AHA, Tori worked on the Development team, where she coordinated all logistics for a $1.7M fundraising campaign and provided support for all market fundraising initiatives. While her background has been mainly with health-related non-profits, she is eager to apply her skills to the academic world. Tori is excited to join ITS-Davis because she is passionate about being on a team whose goal is to advance research, and serve not only the local community, but the global community. Born and raised on the east coast, Tori graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, with a minor in Business. While in school she was active in three student organizations and two honor societies, holding numerous leadership positions within them. Tori is very involved with her fraternity alumnae chapter, and enjoys traveling and sight-seeing. She recently moved to California from North Carolina and is looking forward to all the new opportunities that are to come.