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PARTICIPANTS IN THE 2018 EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM

Elizabeth Adams
Partners in Education

Lacey Baldiviez
Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens

Charla Bregante
Housing Authority City of Santa Barbara

Emily Casarez
Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization

Susan Cass
Jodi House Brain Injury Support Center

Rubi Castellanos
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara

Maria Caudillo
Santa Barbara Foundation

Amanda Graves
Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Anthony Hickling
Wilderness Youth Project

Dylan Houck
American Red Cross

Kate Kurlas
The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts

Gabriela Macias-Mota
Future Leaders of America, Inc.

Andrew McGowan
CALM

Annabel Padilla
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Elisa Pardo
Community Action Commission

Karin Powers
North County Rape Crisis and Child Protection Center

Frank Rodriguez
Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE)

Trinity Schwartz
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission

Craig Wood
Community Health Centers of the Central Coast

EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM ALUMNI

Natalia Alarcon (2017)
Family Service Agency

Naj Alikhan (2015)
UCSB Student Health

Valerie Amador (2015)
CASA of Santa Barbara County

Lauren Amundson (2017)
Santa Barbara Zoo

Rebecca Anderson (2013)
Ganna Walska Lotusland

Cesar Arroyo (2015)
Community Action Commission

Sara Bazan (2013)
County of Santa Barbara

Magdalena Berumen (2013)
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Nicole Biergiel (2013)
(on 
Sabbatical)

Megan Birney (2013)
Unite to Light

Lucille Boss Ramirez (2016)
Santa Barbara City College Foundation

Joshua Canada (2017)
United Way of Santa Barbara

Michael Chiacos (2013)
Community Environmental Council

Kimberly Coley (2013)
American Red Cross

Lindsay Cortina (2017)
Sansum Clinic

Ashley Costa (2014)
Lompoc Valley Community Healthcare Organization

Ann Cowell (2015)
Vertical Change

Chelsea Duffy (2016)
Partners in Education

Ashleigh Erving (2016)
Family Service Agency

Gina Fischer (2015)
Third District Supervisor Joan Hartman

Eric Friedman (2014)
County of Santa Barbara

Eder Gaona-Macedo (2016)
Future Leaders of America

Adolfo Garcia (2013)
CALM

Julissa Garcia (2015)
UCSB Financial Aid Department

Vicente Garcia, Jr. (2017)
Future Leaders of America

Misha Garrison (2016)
Pro Bono Institute

Ken Gates (2014)
Orfalea Foundation REACH Program

Mauricio Gomez (2017)
South Coast Habitat Restoration

Cameron Gray (2017)
Community Environmental Council

Alejandra Gutierrez (2017)
Santa Barbara Unified School District

Elizabeth Hahn (2015)
Just Communities

Nonie Hamilton (2017)
Just Communities & UCSB Capps Center

Melissa Howard (2014)
Diametric Data Systems

Aaron Johnson (2014)
Community Action Commission (CAC)

Joey Juhasz-Lukomski (2016)
BikeVentura

Lindsay Johnson (2015)
Explore Ecology

Rachel Johnson (2017)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Molly Kemper (2015)
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara

Jordan Killebrew (2017)
Santa Barbara Foundation

Julia Lara (2017)
Isla Vista Youth Projects

Jefferson Litten (2015)
Third District Supervisor Joan Hartman

John Lofthus (2013)
UCSB Alumni Association

Andrea Martinez (2016)
Santa Maria Valley YMCA

Ashlyn McCague (2014)
CALM

Michelle Marland (2014)
Catholic Relief Services

Alma Marquez (2015)
Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center

Eduardo Mendoza (2015)
Direct Relief

Tim Molloy (2016)
Santa Barbara Rescue Mission

Clarissa Montenegro Uhl (2017)
Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara

Zahra Nahar-Moore (2014)
Direct Relief

Brittany Napier (2017)
SBCC Foundation

James Nichols (2013)
Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

Mari Ortega-Garcia (2016)
First 5 Santa Barbara County

Casey O’Toole (2014)
O’Toole Realty

Jason Patton (2014)
Santa Barbara Zoo

Juan Pimentel (2013)
Isla Vista Youth Projects

Deise Ponce Capristo (2015)
CALM

Marjan Riazi (2015)

Hannah Rael (2014)
SurfMedia Communications

Alice Redit (2014)
Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara / 2nd Story Associates

Elena Richardson (2014)
Fund for Santa Barbara

Niki Richardson (2013)
Thousand Oaks Alliance for the Arts

Selena Rockwell (2016)
Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA)

Joanna Romo (2017)
CAC/Cal-SOAP

Teresa Segovia (2016)
El Centrito Family Learning Centers

Saul Serrano (2013)
Community Action Commission (CAC)

Tristin Sherman (2016)
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Joshua Simmons (2013)
Prosper Sustainably

Wendy Sims-Moten (2014)
First 5 Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara Unified School Board

Violeta Solis (2016)
CALM

Patricia Solorio (2016)
Fund for Santa Barbara

Gloria Soto (2017)
Planned Parenthood California Central Coast

Tyler Speier (2016)
Tyler Speier Events

Kai Tepper (2017)
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation

Kristen Tippelt (2014)
Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Corporation

Katie Torres (2015)
First 5 Santa Barbara County

Lucia Torres (2014)
Storyteller Children’s Center

Megan Turley (2017)
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSSB

Stanley Tzankov (2015)
Fund for Santa Barbara

Ismael Ulloa (2014)
SBCC Express to Success Program, Santa Barbara Unified School Board

Lisa Ulrich (2016)
CALM

Alison Wales (2017)
North County Rape Crisis & Child Protection Center

Melissa Walker (2013)
Human Options

Erin Weber (2015)
California Strategies

Kristina Webster (2017)
Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara

Kelly Whitaker (2015)
Santa Barbara Zoo

Ralph Ybarra (2016)
Community Action Commission (CAC)

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