Kasina Douglass-Boone is a dedicated mother of six children, wife, former Nevada Legislator, and community advocate who is focused on family and civic engagement by strategizing and developing programs to bridge the gap between home, school, life and the community for adolescents. Kasina is also a dedicated member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. In 2011 Kasina launched her non-profit TULIPS- (Teaching, Uniting Ladies to Inspire Positive Success); she assists young ladies in crucial social skills such as how to dress, speak, and behave. This organization also empowers young ladies to take control of their future and to be an example for others. Through this organization and her other community endeavors Kasina has been the recipient of several community awards. Kasina has been steady and philanthropic throughout the community. She assists each year in the community with back-to-school fairs, Teen Town Halls, and Social Justice Events. For the past 22 years Kasina has been employed with Clark County District working in several support staff positions. In 2013 Kasina transitioned into the classroom which aided her in truly seeking after her true passion of supporting and being the voice for our youth and their subsequent success. In 2016 Kasina switched her career field to a Social Worker Mental Health Specialist still continuing her work in helping the students at Peterson Academic Center where her passion for changes fuels the outcomes for her students and their families by eliminating barriers to success at all cost.
On July 8, 2020 Kasina was sworn in as the Assemblywoman for District 17 where she finished out the term of her mentor Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson. Kasina is currently a key leader at Ty’s Place Safe Space for Teens in memory of her loving mentor