Tonya Torosian has been CEO at Promises2Kids for 11 years. She was previously executive director of the Commission on Children, Youth and Families. Promises2Kids was founded more than 40 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, it has responded to the needs of foster children and provides support to children removed from their homes. She has been a board member with LEAD San Diego for nearly three years and is on the board of directors for The San Diego Women’s Foundation. Torosian earned a B.A. in social welfare from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a master’s in administration from Arizona State University.