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San Diego Regional Office


Our San Diego Regional office Team

The San Diego Regional Office consists of a wide spectrum of hard-working men and women who share in the vision to transform and restore lives in the city of San Diego.

Lieutenant Colonel Lee Lescano
Divisional Secretary
San Diego County
"I coordinate SD County Corps locations and Programs"
Lieutenant Colonel Michele Lescano
Women's Auxiliaries Liaison
Cary Blanchette
Director of Development
"Responsible for the leadership of the fundraising and communications teams in SD County"
Melinda Balkom
Director of Grant Writing
"I research, write grant proposals and reports, and work with program managers to oversee funder goals"
Milvia Monzon
Director of Gift Planning
"I help donors steward their finances through Charitable Gift Planning ideas"
Camille McKinnie
Donor Relations Director
"Building lasting relationships with donors to support the programs and projects for The Salvation Army"
Michele Prosser
Capital Campaign Director
"Responsible for the leadership of our capital campaign fundraising in San Diego."
Kori Kaufman
Donor Relations Director
Tsitsi Moyo
Associate Donor
Relations Director
"I provide direct support on all Capital Campaign related initiatives"
Jake Minger
Manager of Communications
"Enlighten media to all the wonderful things happening at The Salvation Army"
Mimi Williams
Social Media Coordinator
"I produce dynamic digital and print media to promote company growth and exposure"
Marie Romeo
Director of Bikes for Kids
Assistant to Director of Development
"Assistant to Development Director and Donor Relations Directors; Director of Bikes for Kids Program"
Pamela Lennen
Women's Auxiliary Liaison
"Fundraiser, event planner and coordinator for Women's Auxiliary"
Stacy Dertien
Director of Volunteers
and Community Engagement
"I oversee all aspects of volunteerism for San Diego County"
Adriana Thiele
Volunteer Engagement
"Assist San Diego County with recruiting, onboarding, and retention of volunteers/volunteer led programs"
Karen Roth
Community Engagement
"I coordinate volunteer related activities and provide training on best practices in volunteerism"
Megan Dowell
Director of Homeless Services
"I oversee the homeless programs and services in the San Diego area"
Bernard Porter Jr.
Rady Project Manager
"I represent The Salvation Army in regional construction projects"
Dave Patton
Senior Nutrition
Program Director
Carsa Evans
Facilities Manager
"I manage/upkeep the Corps and residential properties throughout San Diego County and building projects/operations, as needed"
Cristian Luna
Donor Database Supervisor
Captain Vivianna Viquez
Hispanic Ministry Development
& Liaison Officer
"I assist carrying out ministry expansion efforts of Division/Territory; resource to the Corps/field"
Stephanie Riley
Sr. Administrative Assistant
to the Divisional Secretary for SD County
"I give clerical and organizational support to the Divisional Secretary for San Diego County."