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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Megan Phelps, Youth4Climate Program Coordinator, develops and leads SD350’s Youth4Climate Program for youth climate leaders. In spring of 2021, she graduated with high honors as a Regents Scholar from UC Davis with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Management. At UC Davis, she founded and led a climate action club, and she continues to pressure the administration to end its reliance on fossil fuels for energy. Megan also works at the Climate Psychology and Action Lab at UC San Diego, where she researches how to inspire collective action for 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.  

Lexi Rueff, Youth4Climate Volunteer Coordinator, works to understand the interests and skills of Y4C volunteers and get them engaged in the work. Lexi has been an enthusiastic part of Youth4Climate since 2020. Lexi graduated from Indiana University in 2018, where she majored in Spanish and Comparative Literature. She’s currently in a Sustainability Leadership masters program at Claremont Lincoln University. Lexi is passionate about the ocean and plastic pollution and is proud to be part of the youth-led climate movement!

Evalyse Estradaflores, Youth4Climate Communications Intern, is a senior and eco-club president at Otay Ranch High School. She works to develop an engaging and inspiring communications plan to inform, inspire, and engage the Youth4Climate community. Through her love of public speaking and content creating Evalyse plans to expand Youth4Climate’s audiences and captivate their enthusiasm for climate action! She hopes to empower her generation to take action in protecting the planet!

Theo Martien, Eco Club Coalition Intern, is working to develop and expand SD350’s coalition of environmental and social justice oriented clubs. They are a junior at Mt. Everest Academy, where he runs a social justice club. As an intern, Theo hopes to cultivate a community of climate leaders and fight for climate justice.

Keala Minna-Choe, Youth v. Oil Intern, is working to phase out fossil fuels and advocate for a just transition to renewable energy. As a youth, she believes that helping fight our current climate crisis is the best way to help preserve her future. As the Youth v. Oil Intern, she works to design resolutions for students to call upon the CA Governor to stop issuing new oil drilling permits and create a comprehensive plan to phase current oil sites out. Keala is a student at Canyon Crest Academy and hopes to learn more about how she can make the world a better place.