Executive Director, Upward Bound House (UBH)
Christine Mirasy-Glasco leads Upward Bound House (UBH) with over twenty years of experience in the field of homelessness. Prior to joining UBH, she was the Chief Programs Officer at PATH where she oversaw programs of four organizations operating temporary shelters, interim housing, service centers, and permanent supportive housing projects. She also served as Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Shelter, a leading provider of housing and services for homeless families. Her nonprofit experience is complemented by many years of leading the Contracts and Grants Management department of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).
Christine sits on the Continuum of Care (CoC) Board which is responsible for formulating funding and evaluation policies for people experiencing homelessness as well as the Race Equity Committee of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute. Christine is also the Co-Chair of the Family Caucus, a subgroup of the Provider Alliance to End Homelessness, an alliance of nonprofit agencies united by a shared commitment to serve the needs of all who experience homelessness and to break the cycle of poverty. She is also the former Co-chair of the Westside Coalition, an alliance of forty-five organizations, public agencies and faith communities.