Kate Kurlas has been elected 2014 President of Santa Barbara Beautiful.

Ms. Kurlas is the Director of Operations at The Granada Theatre, and works as a freelance graphic designer in her spare time.

In 2013 she received the ‘Top 40 under 40 Business Professional’ award from The Pacific Coast Business Times.

A Santa Barbara resident for over 15 years, Kate enjoys gardening, hitting the beach and hiking local trails with her husband, Jody, owner of Kurlas Construction, and their Labrador/ Akita mix “Bear.”

Santa Barbara Beautiful is a local non-profit organization formed in 1965, dedicated to beautifying our area in a variety of ways – including working independently and in cooperation with neighborhood associations, area schools, city departments, and other agencies.


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