Meet The Changemakers

Board of Directors
  • All
  • Board Leadership
  • Board Members
  • Honorary Board Chairs
Pamela Gabriel

Pamela Gabriel

Senior Vice President; San Diego Market Executive, Bank of America

Steve Ortiz

Founder, Project Passion Restaurant Group
Veronica Villasenor

Veronica Villaseñor

Vice President, Commercial Banker, Healthcare, Higher Education & Nonprofit Industries, JPMorgan Chase

Morgan Appel

Assistant Dean, Education and Community Outreach, UC San Diego Extended Studies

Ana Cardenas

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Channing Hamlet

Managing Director, Objective Capital Partners

Andrew Harmatys

Chief Operating Officer, Century Club of San Diego

Dr. Steven Jones


Nick Moran

Director of Electrical Engineering, San Diego Gas & Electric
Aditi Salvi
Aditi Salvi

Aditi Salvi

Vice President of Global Human Resources, Solar Turbines

Salina Villegas

(RC Class of 2018)
Race and Equity Program Manager, Department of Race & Equity for the City of San Diego
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Christopher Yanov

Founder, Reality Changers

Parker Zangoei

Partner (Venture & Growth Lending), DLA Piper LLP

Vicente Fox

55th President of Mexico

Marta Sahagún de Fox

Former First Lady of Mexico
  • All
  • Fundraising & Development
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Programs
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Tamara Y. Craver

President & CEO
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Ashley Morgan wearing SDSU and Carthage College gear

Ashley Morgan

Senior Vice President

Rosa María Hernández

Vice President, Programs
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Dawn Wensel wearing University of Maryland gear

Dawn Wensel

Vice President, Development

Miriam Wood Alameda, Ph. D.

Director, Alumni Network
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Kristen Sessions wearing Ohio State gear

Kristen Sessions

Director, Programs
Vira Villarreal
Vira Villarrealm with USD flag

Vira Villarreal

Director, People Operations
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Mariel Mauricio wearing UCSD gear

Mariel Mauricio

(RC Class of 2009)
Associate Director, Research and Evaluation
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Norma Ruiz-Murphy

Finance Assistant

Nonzenzele Aldonza

Manager, Graduate Engagement & Outreach
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Rea Concepcion wearing Brooklyn College gear

Rea Concepcion

Manager, College Apps Academy

Bri Gumbs

Manager, College & Career Initiatives
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Jose Luis Perez wearing SDSU gear

Jose Luis Perez

Manager, College Town

Melanie Stanek

Volunteer & Outreach Manager
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Sarah Verdusco Singh wearing SDSU gear

Sarah Verdusco Singh

Manager, Development
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Ally Welborn wearing UCSD gear

Ally Welborn

Manager, Marketing & Communications
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Michael Alvarez Franco wearing SDSU gear

Michael Alvarez Franco

(RC Class of 2017)
Achievement Coach

Lizeth Araiza

Achievement Coach
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Daizy De La Torre wearing UC Berkeley gear

Daizy De La Torre

Achievement Coach

Tom Holcomb Jr.

Academy Coach

Melanie Lopez

(RC Class of 2018)
Achievement Coach

Kehila S. Moreno

Achievement Coach


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