Kaylee Romero is a Grants Officer with the AmeriCorps Texas team. Prior to joining OneStar, Kaylee spent five years at Communities In Schools of Central Texas, where she was the Senior Director of Impact and focused on contract management, staff training, improving systems, and building equity in access to data. Kaylee’s passion for national service began when she served two terms as an AmeriCorps member with Communities In Schools of Central Texas, where she mentored students in an Austin area middle school. Kaylee received a Master of Public Administration from Texas State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan. In her free time, Kaylee enjoys playing trivia with her husband and friends, reading mystery novels, and spending time with her dog, Rooney.