Our staff is small but mighty! Our staff enables us to support our 20+ volunteer teams, dozens of volunteer leaders and hundreds of volunteers on their projects all across San Diego County. Read more about our volunteer teams.

Meet SanDiego350’s Staff:

Masada Disenhouse, Executive Director, is a founding member of SanDiego350. She has organized San Diego’s largest climate mobilizations and is passionate about empowering people to organize, advocate, campaign and build grassroots political power together. Prior to SanDiego350, Masada worked for where she managed staff and programs to support the growth and development of the over 150 local 350 affiliates in 350’s U.S. network. masada “at” / 619-335-1265

Nicole Muñoz-Proulx, Volunteer Coordinator, enthusiastically engages with SanDiego350 volunteers by supporting their advocacy efforts and personal development. Equipped with a background in peace and justice, Nicole is dedicated to exploring the intersections of injustice and amplifying peoples’ activism. In her work, she strives to lead with compassion and to bring people together to address systems of oppression within the environmental space and beyond.

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Katie Meyer, Campaign Coordinator, is passionate about harnessing grassroots power to develop strategies to achieve tangible policy outcomes. She works directly with teams and organizers to achieve these outcomes. Before working with SanDiego350, Katie spent nearly a decade working and volunteering on electoral campaigns at the local, state, and national levels. She has her bachelor’s in public policy from Mills College.

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Rachal Hamilton, Justice & Equity Coordinator, researches and develops anti-racist strategies to further curate SD350’s strive to implement social and racial equity throughout the organization’s policies and volunteer efforts. Rachal will be working with the JEDI team to implement these new ideas through educational training components and innovative content that will help SD350 embrace a culture of intersectionality. As a college student at Southwestern College and the campus’ Student Vice President, Rachal is constantly advocating for her community and creating change wherever she goes.  rachal “at”

Megan Phelps, Youth Fellowship Program Intern, is developing and leading SD350’s Youth4Climate Fellowship Program for teen climate leaders. She recently graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Environmental Science and Management. While there she founded and led a climate action club and also wrote and helped pass a Student Senate climate emergency resolution. Megan works to inspire youth in San Diego and beyond to transform our world through climate justice.

Mariaisabel Blancarte, Social Media intern, is a recent graduate from the University of California, San Diego and strives to advocate the importance of environmental justice through education, policy and media. She develops content for social media. Through her background in political science and educational equity, she hopes to use her knowledge to not only empower students, but discuss the importance of policy and the way it is communicated globally.  

Kaiolena Tacazon, Youth4Climate High School Summer Intern, is working to empower fellow high school students in San Diego to become climate activists. Through Youth4Climate, she is integrating new youth volunteers into climate campaigns and teams, and also inspiring teens to begin their climate journey through media outreach. Kaiolena is a rising senior at Guajome Park Academy and also leads her school’s eco-club. She hopes to enliven the next generation of climate leaders to fight for a just world.