Catherine T. "Kiki" Goshay

PROFESSIONAL

Kiki Goshay is an active supporter of numerous education and environmental causes around the San Francisco Bay area, spearheading both fundraising and communications/outreach efforts for select charitable organizations. 

She is a founding Board Member of Cool The Earth, a free, ready-to-run climate change assembly program that educates K-8 students and their families about climate change and inspires them to take simple actions to reduce their carbon emissions.  She also leads fundraising for Global Green, the US affiliate of Green Cross International, whose mission is to foster a global values shift toward a sustainable and secure future.

Ms. Goshay has demonstrated her strong commitment to a better environment by designing and building a sustainable “green” house.  The new house, built in 2013, has earned a LEED Gold certification, one of only two homes in all of Marin County to achieve that level of certification.  She is now striving to meet the Passive, Zero Net Energy standards for the house.

As founder of Kiki Goshay Productions, she holds the following film credits:

  • NOT ALONE, documentary film, Producer, current project
  • THE JOB, feature film, Producer, 2008
  • SHADES OF GREEN, television pilot, Producer, 2008
  • HOW TO EAT YOUR WATERMELON IN WHITE COMPANY...AND ENJOY IT, feature documentary film, Executive Producer, 2004

 From 1988 to 2000, Ms. Goshay created, manufactured and marketed a line of organic snack foods through her company Mill Valley Organic & Natural Foods.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s, Marquette University

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS | AWARDS & HONORS

  • Member, Buck Advisory Council, The Buck Institute for Research on Aging
  • Founding Board Member, Cool The Earth, http://cooltheearth.org
  • Host Committee for annual fundraising event, Global Green, www.globalgreen.org
  • Host Committee for annual fundraising event, Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco
  • Village Sponsor, GAIA, www.thegaia.org
  • Member, Sierra Club
  • Member, Marin Conservation League
  • Member, Passive House California, http://passivehousecal.org
  • Member, Redwood High School PTA
  • Member, Couchsurfing.org, travelers’ host
  • Executive Board Member, Kentfield Schools Foundation (past)
  • Member, Kentfield Schools PTA (past)
  • Board Member, Ross Valley Nursery School, 1993
  • Director, California Specialty Foods Association (past)

PERSONAL

Ms. Goshay is a Licensed Marin County Foster Parent.  She has fostered children in her home and continues to serve as a mentor to them and their family.  Additionally, she provides respite care for other licensed foster parents and their foster children

Her natural children are Max (26), Chloe (24) and Jack (16).  The Goshay family is currently hosting an international exchange student from Brazil.

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