Staff

Our staff is small but mighty! Our staff enables us to support our 25+ 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 350.org 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” sandiego350.org / 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. 

nicole “at” sandiego350.org 

Zoe Duerksen-Salm, Communications & Social Media Intern, supports communication strategy and campaign development for SanDiego350. As a first-year graduate student at the UCSB Bren School, Zoe is pursuing a master’s in Environmental Science and Management with a focus on Strategic Environmental Communications. At SanDiego350, she hopes to effectively mitigate the impacts of climate change and injustice by creatively connecting people and ideas through public outreach and media platforms.  zoe “at” sandiego350.org

Rachal Hamilton, Justice & Equity Intern, 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 first-year 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” sandiego350.org

Katelynn Sutton, Youth Outreach Intern, recruits and engages high school students in a variety of climate action programs, including the Youth Climate Action Summit, support for school environmental clubs, and organizing youth-led actions such as the Global Climate Walkout. Katelynn is a Senior at High Tech High.