Katherine Robertson Ernst is a founding member and a past president of the Robertson Foundation for Government.
She serves on the board of the Santa Catalina School, where she focuses on the school’s financial aid programs. Mrs. Ernst also serves on the board of the Charles and Marie Robertson Foundation. She previously was a member of the board of the Children’s Educational Opportunity Foundation, which provides tuition assistance to low income families with children in grades K-8 to offset the cost of tuition at a private school of their choice. In addition, Mrs. Ernst served on the boards of the Banbury Fund, another Robertson family charitable foundation, and the Robertson Research Fund at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
She is a graduate of Pomona College, one of the five undergraduate institutions making up The Claremont Colleges, Claremont, Calif.