Seagull Services recently announced that Westlake Vice Mayor Katrina Long-Robinson has been appointed to its board of directors. She will serve on the board for a two-year term.
Long-Robinson has a background in education as well as local government and community service. She served for five years as a curriculum resource specialist for Charter Schools USA, assisting school administrators and teachers in understanding curricular programs and implications for classroom practices. She previously worked for the Palm Beach County School District as an aftercare director and educator.
Long-Robinson was appointed to the Westlake City Council in 2016. She also serves as vice chair of Palm Beach County’s Homeless Advisory Board and is a member of the Palm Beach County Caucus of Black Elected Officials.
Long-Robinson is active in numerous community organizations as well, including Suits for Seniors, the West Palm Beach Police Athletic League and as a board member for the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County & Treasure Coast. In 2019, she earned the organization’s Unsung Hero Award. She is the founder of the Douglas G. Robinson Perseverance Pancreatic Cancer & Empowerment Foundation created in memory of her late husband. The organization provides mentoring and scholarship opportunities for African American male students.
Long-Robinson holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University and a certificate in Urban Youth Ministries from Palm Beach Atlantic University. She has one daughter, who attends Florida A&M.
Seagull Services is a private, nonprofit social service agency that is dedicated to facilitating improvement in the quality of life of developmentally challenged children and adults. For more information, visit www.seagull.org.