Meet the team.

San Diego/Imperial Counties is led by a volunteer board of directors. Members of the Board serve three-year terms, beginning January 1, and are elected at the chapter’s annual meeting in the fall. The officer positions are elected each year, for one-year terms. Board meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, and meetings are open to any chapter member who would like to attend.

Board members lead committees of volunteers to accomplish important work to achieve chapter goals. Click on any of the board members’ name below to learn more. For chapter inquiries, please email our chapter administrator, Blake Nelson.

Executive Committee

Arturo Garcia Sierra
Arturo Garcia SierraPresident-Elect
Marketing and Communications Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
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Barbara Cosio Moreno
Barbara Cosio MorenoSecretary
Public Affairs Manager, Caltrans
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Jenny Mehlow
Jenny MehlowTreasurer
Senior Public Relations Manager, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
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April Tellez Green
April Tellez GreenPast President
Communications Manager, UC San Diego Library; Founder + CEO, Project Reboot
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Directors at Large

Anne Buckley, APR
Anne Buckley, APRAccreditation in Public Relations
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer,
UC San Diego
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Adagray Willis, APR+M
Adagray Willis, APR+MBernays Awards
Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Navy – Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One
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Madeleine Baudoin Ghorashi
Madeleine Baudoin GhorashiBernays Awards
Policy Advisor,
City of San Diego
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William Lopez
William LopezCommunity Relations + Advocacy
Principal, Alternative Strategies
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Patricia Maxwell
Patricia MaxwellCommunity Relations + Advocacy
Owner,
The Eco Monkey
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Ben Mendoza
Ben MendozaDiversity + Inclusion
Digital Communications & Engagement Manager,
Council President’s Office, City of San Diego
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Alexis Cortes
Alexis CortesDiversity + Inclusion
Publicist, J/PR
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Megan Tisdall
Megan TisdallCommunications
Marketing Specialist, Sharp HealthCare
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Shannon Boffa
Shannon BoffaCommunications
Senior Account Executive, Southwest Strategies
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Monica Gil dos Santos
Monica Gil dos SantosCommunications
Account Executive, Katz & Associates
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Anthony King, APR
Anthony King, APRMembership + Volunteer Engagement
Director of Communications, School of Arts and Humanities,
UC San Diego
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Cheryl P. Robinson, APR
Cheryl P. Robinson, APRProfessional Development
Senior Director, Special Communications Initiatives,
UC San Diego
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Amanda Nelson
Amanda NelsonProfessional Development
Creative Director, Mandavision Strategies
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Elena Gomez
Elena GomezProfessional Development
Associate Director of Media Relations, University of San Diego
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Associate New Pros + Ethics Officer (Non-Voting)

Karlene Sanchez
Karlene SanchezAssociate Board Member, Communications
Junior Account Associate,
Katz & Associates
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Chris Jenkins
Chris JenkinsAssociate Board Member, Communications
Freelance Videographer,
Chris Jenkins Productions
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Sammi Reyes
Sammi ReyesAssociate Board Member, Community Relations + Advocacy
President, PRSSA SDSU
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Julie Smith-Taylor, APR
Julie Smith-Taylor, APREthics Officer
Owner, Taylor PR Strategies
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