A group dedicated to working with the most talented, diversified, and compassionate leaders who have a desire to make a difference.

Special Advisor to the CEO

Dr. Lidia S. Martinez

Council Members

Morgan Appel
Division of Extended Studies at UC San Diego
Assistant Dean for Education and Community Outreach

Jaymie Bradford
San Diego County Water Authority
Assistant General Manager

Honorable Ana España
Superior Court of San Diego County
Presiding Judge

Robert Gleason
Evans Hotels
President & CEO

Mel Katz
Executive Officer

Chief Roxana Kennedy
Chula Vista Police Department
Chief of Police

Enrique Meza
U.S. Bank
Community Affairs Manager, San Diego
Corporate Social Responsibility

Barbara Orozco-Valdivia, MPH
Alliance Healthcare Foundation 
 Vice President of Programs & Community Partnerships

Cathi Palatella
County Child Welfare Services Director, Retired

Nancy Rohland-Heinrich
National University
Communications & Community Engagement

Warren Ruis
Director of Regional Public Affairs

Dr. Mark Sanchez
Southwestern College
Tonya Torosian

Supervisor Nora Vargas
San Diego Board of Supervisors, District 1Supervisor

AJ Williams
Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream