Lexi Cruz

Bookkeeper: February 2020 – Current

Lexi moved to Golden Hill in October of 2017 after living in other San Diego neighborhoods for the prior 3 years. Golden Hill quickly charmed Lexi and she is proud and honored to live and be part of the community. She enjoys walking around the neighborhood with friends and family frequenting local coffee shops, health markets, various restaurants and other local businesses. With a background in accounting, she hopes to contribute those skills towards the community in helping with budgets and other financial aspects in order to continue to grow and better the Golden Hill neighborhood.

Shannon Fleener

Director term: September 2017 – September 2020, President

Shannon moved to Golden Hill in February 2016 and quickly fell in love with the neighborhood. As a Housing Specialist at the San Diego Housing Commission, Shannon provides homeless prevention services to individuals and families at risk of becoming homeless. Shannon’s background in education and social justice has made her a passionate supporter of community-based work and grassroots movements; she is very excited to serve Golden Hill and work towards a better community for all.

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Pamela Gade

Director Term: January 2019 – September 2021, Community Liaison

Pam has resided in Golden Hill since of 2003. She is a native San Diegan and a community enthusiast. Many neighbors know her as the friendly plant lady on 24th Street where she shares a wonderful Victorian home with her two loyal dogs. Her background includes the proprietorship of Plant Art San Diego specializing in creating one of a kind living art pieces. Pam has a great pulse on the neighborhood due to the many encounters she has with residents, both two and four legged! Her volunteer experience includes participation with Jackson House Recovery Home and House of Denmark in Balboa Park.

Ryan Glidden

Director term: November 2019 – September 2022

Ryan is the co-founder of RESILIENCE in the You Are Here building in Golden Hill.  Ryan has operated businesses in Golden Hill since since 2010 and couldn’t believe he found such a great neighborhood after living in San Diego for six years.  A former NCAA collegiate athlete, Ryan has studied at the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the CHEK Institute for advanced performance, the Metabolic Typing Education Center, and Symmetry’s school for alignment therapy.  Ryan is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) through Yoga Alliance and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Ryan is the director of MOSAIC’s yoga teacher training program. Ryan is a regular contributor to Yoga Digest Magazine and the author of both  and Good Being, Good Living: A Modern Model for Sustained Holistic Health.

Sebastian Sarria

Director term: September 2017 – September 2019, Secretary

Sebastian Sarria is excited for Golden Hill. From it’s fantastic views to unique community character, he truly believes Golden Hill is the best neighborhood in San Diego. A native of Colombia, Sebastian currently works as the Clean Energy Fellow with the Climate Action Campaign, a non-profit whose mission is to stop climate change through policy action, and is heavily involved in community organizing and advocacy. He looks forward to bringing positive community and environmental benefits to Golden Hill residents that will serve generations to come.

Karen Solorzano

Director Term: November 2018 – September 2021, Events & Engagement Committee Chai

Karen moved to Golden Hill in 2014 from the South Bay. She is a community enthusiast and looks forward to engaging neighbors with fairs, block parties, pop-ups, and mixers. Karen has represented buyers and sellers across the county as a real estate agent and love’s turning clients on to the great lifestyle of Golden Hill. Karen is an advocate for military personnel and volunteers frequently for Father Joes, Urban Path and YMCA Armed Services.

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