Kathleen Paralusz has lived in Manhattan Beach for 15 years and together with her husband, Brad Jacobson, is the proud parent of a kindergartner at Meadows. She has held leadership roles in Soroptimist International and Leadership MB, and has served on the Parks and Recreation Commission, Planning Commission, Measure BB Oversight Committee, Neptunian Women’s Club, MB’s Community Emergency Response Team, and Beach Cities Health District Strategic Planning Committee. Kathleen is an attorney for Northrop Grumman supporting the company’s Space Systems Division. Kathleen previously practiced government contracts law at K&L Gates and Reed Smith and worked for the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, DC. She earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and her B.A. in American History from the University of Pennsylvania.