Katherine Borges will be the Guest Speaker at the October 16, 2017 Community Forum on Municipal Incorporation and Local Governance to be held at Howe Park. She is a leader in her community of Salida in Stanislaus County and an articulate spokeswoman for local control there. Katherine is the President of the Salida Chamber of Commerce, chairs the Salida Municipal Advisory Council, and serves on the Stanislaus County Planning Commission. She is also involved in the newly-formed organization, California (un)Incorporated, which is working to improve local governance for unincorporated communities across California. Katherine has been married to her high-school sweetheart, Vince, for 25 years and they have two children, Joshua and Michaela.