Cathie Jolley

Volunteer Outreach Coordinator

Pacific Beach

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Cathie’s community involvement is what sets her apart. She is recognized in her community as the “Honorary Mayor of Pacific Beach.” As the former Pacific Beach Town Council president, she was named the “Citizen of the Year for Pacific Beach” in 2017 because of her continued support and organization of the Lifeguard’s decennial division breakfast that year. An Aztec for life, Cathie earned a Master’s Degree from San Diego State University’s College of Education. She currently teaches Kindergarten in El Cajon and sits on the San Diego Police Department Northern Division Captain Advisory Board. On her spare time, Cathie enjoys feeding her neighbors with homemade pasta and bread, sailing, and jet skiing in the bay.

Acacia Clarke

Field Operations Manager

Crown Point

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Acacia graduated from University of Miami where she studied Political Science and Marketing. She began her career working on the passage of SDSU West (Measure G) in 2018, which would sell the Mission Valley Stadium site to San Diego State University and create a transit-oriented development featuring a river park, a new stadium, research facilities, and educational opportunities for future generations in San Diego. She's an active member of the Pacific Beach Town Council. Outside of work, Acacia enjoys SDSU Aztecs basketball games, training her new puppy, long walks on the beach, and spontaneous bbq’s and block parties.

Maresa Martin Talbert

Community Engagement Coordinator

Serra Mesa

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Maresa owns and operates Talbert Law Office, a law practice focused on business, nonprofit, and intellectual property matters, based in San Diego, California.  When she is not practicing law, Maresa is highly engaged in public policy, including economic development, criminal justice reform, and social justice issues. Maresa serves the San Diego community in various capacities and in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Sonia Steinway

Volunteer

La Jolla Shores

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Sonia is a rock climber, hiker, and scuba diver based in La Jolla. When she's not exploring the outdoors, she's probably reading, doing crossword puzzles, or working as an attorney, fintech entrepreneur, and consultant. Sonia received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, and a JD from Yale Law School.

Judy Kaplan

Volunteer

Downtown San Diego

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Originally from upstate New York, Judy is a retired RN BSN PNP, school nurse and worked in the Sweetwater Union High School District for over 30 years. She enjoys working on the campaign with Barbara, and it has been so interesting because it represents a business model that is similar to the nursing model in the marketplace. In her spare time, Judy loves traveling to Costa Rica, Europe, and across the country.

Rolf Muller

Volunteer

Del Mar Heights

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Rolf is a serial healthcare entrepreneur over the past 20 years, with 10 years of research in viral genetics. He obtained his doctorate at the Pasteur Institute in molecular virology, and conducted research at the Institute of Virology in Oxford and the Salk Institute in SanDiego. He is currently CEO of BioFluidica, a cancer diagnostics company.

Kevin Swanson

Volunteer

Paradise Hills

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Two-time SDSU Graduate ('82, '86), Swanson is a man of many interests, including beekeeping. He now runs a consulting practice after a business career that has taken him from Abu Dhabi to Zürich. Enjoys hiking, biking, walking, golfing, and scuba diving.

Julia Ramirez

Volunteer

La Jolla Heights

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Julia is highly active in the community.

Ann Garwood

Volunteer

Bankers Hill

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Longtime Uptown LGBT activist, co-founder HillQuest, Hillcrest History Guild, Hillcrest Town Council, Bankers Hill Community Group and small business owner for over 40 years.

Nancy Moors

Volunteer

Bankers Hill

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Nancy is a native San Diegan and has been an Uptown activist for many years. After a decades-long career in daily newspapers and publishing, she returned to San Diego in 2002 to join her wife, Ann Garwood, in creating a successful publication. Nancy's community activism includes service as past Board Member and President of the Hillcrest Business Association, co-founder of the Hillcrest History Guild, Founding Member of the Hillcrest Town Council and Bankers Hill Community Group.

Bill Zent

Volunteer

Pacific Beach

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Bill has been a San Diego resident since 1986. He grew up in Silicon Valley, where he began his career in financial services in 1977 and until he retired 2013. Most recently, Bill is a newly elected board members on the Pacific Beach Planning Group since 2019.

Kiah Amande

Volunteer

Clairemont Mesa

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Kiah is an advocate for Clairemont Community "Safety & Awareness."

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