Natalie Holdren elected to national TASH board

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Natalie Holdren

TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy founded in 1975, welcomes Natalie Holdren from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School as a new board member. Holdren is a former TASH board member and past co-president.

Dr. Natalie Holdren is the Education Specialist Credential Coordinator (Extensive Support Needs) in UCSB’s Teacher Education Program and a longtime TASH member. She recently served six years on the CalTASH board, including one term as co-president. Holdren is also an alumna of the Gevirtz School (Ph.D., Education, ’17, M.Ed., ’06, Education Specialist Credential – Moderate/Severe, ’05).

The mission of TASH is to promote the full inclusion and participation of children and adults with significant disabilities in every aspect of their community, and to eliminate the social injustices that diminish human rights. These things are accomplished through collaboration among self-advocates, families, professionals, policy-makers, advocates and many others who seek to promote equity, opportunity and inclusion.

[Natalie Holdren is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at]