District 3 - Kristi Ah You

Councilmember Kristi Ah You is married to Bart Ah You and together they have six children, and three grandchildren. Kristi is a lifelong resident of Modesto and considers Modesto her home. Bart and Kristi enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling and living an active healthy life style.  

She was elected to the Modesto City Council in 2015 and currently services as Vice Chair of the Great Safe Neighborhoods and Effective Government Committees.  

Kristi Ah You' s additional contributions to our community and participation include:  Past President of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Employee Foundation; Past Board Member for the California State Coroners’ Association; Previous Member of the Stanislaus County Death Review Team; Project Coordinator of “Keeping Infants Sleeping Safe,” in partnership with Stanislaus County Department of Public Health; Past member of the Stanislaus County Child Abuse Prevention Council;  Salvation Army Advisory Board; and the Stanislaus County Office of Education Leadership Academy Board. Kristi participated in a vocational and cultural exchange and traveled to Chennai, India as a participant in the Group Study Exchange through Rotary 5220, sponsored by Modesto Sunrise Rotary. 

Kristi accepted the position as Managing Partner. of Franklin & Downs Funeral Homes in November of 2011. Kristi graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and received an Associate's degree in Mortuary Science and later earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and is currently pending a Masters in Forensics. She considers it an honor to be in a position of serving others, and providing quality servant leadership to her team and our community.

Committee Appointments


  • Safety and Communities Committee, Chair
  • Finance Committee, Vice-Chair
  1. Traffic Enforcement Operations Plan for Modesto

    Modesto Police Department will step up Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, October 30, 2018 from 0900-1800 hours with focused enforcement on collision causing factors. Read on...
  2. Update: AM/PM Homicide Investigation Leads to an Additional Arrest

    Detectives make an additional arrest in the AM/PM homicide that occurred August 12, 2018. Read on...
  3. Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Supsect

    On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 4 o’clock in the afternoon, a fourteen-year-old female reported that a man approached her in a vehicle as she walked along Tokay Avenue. She indicated the man attempted to grab her... Read on...
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