STAFF

We benefit from great leadership and we empower the next generation through leadership opportunities. 


Saga Apostol-Guedez

College Access Fellow, Northern Marin

415-451-4017

sguedez [at] 10000degrees.org

Avalon Baldwin

Data Management & Evaluation Associate

415-532-4969

abaldwin [at] 10000degrees.org

Scott BonDurant

Director, College Success Programs

415-451-4011

sbondurant [at] 10000degrees.org

Kyla Burke

College Success Fellow

415-459-4240

kburke [at] 10000degrees.org

Claudia Campos

College Success Fellow

415-459-4240

ccampos [at] 10000degrees.org

Lisa Carreño

Regional Director for Sonoma County

707-318-2922

lcarreno [at] 10000degrees.org

Younie Chang

Staff Accountant

415-451-4000

ychang [at] 10000degrees.org

Jin Choi

Director of Scholarship Programs

415-451-4002

jchoi [at] 10000degrees.org

Noelle Colomé

Major Gift Officer

415-451-4010

ncolome [at] 10000degrees.org

Gladys Cortez

College Access Fellow

415-459-4240

gcortez [at] 10000degrees.org

Julie Creighton

Controller

415-464-6064

jcreighton [at] 10000degrees.org

Janet Crossley

Accounting Manager

415-451-4003

jcrossley [at] 10000degrees.org

Cesar Cruz

College Access Fellow

707-540-3149

ccruz [at] 10000degrees.org

Yessenia Dominguez

Scholarship Coordinator

415-451-4008

ydominguez [at] 10000degrees.org

Kate Ecker

Strategic Projects Consultant

707-953-4448

kecker [at] 10000degrees.org

Chinna Ford

College Advisor, Sonoma Valley

707-328-5184

cford [at] 10000degrees.org

Gracie Francisco

College Advisor, Central Marin

415-451-4019

gfrancisco [at] 10000degrees.org

Rondell Gibson

College Access Manager, Southern Marin

415-451-4012

rgibson [at] 10000degrees.org

Christopher Gonzales

College Access Manager, Sonoma

707-328-1771

cgonzales [at] 10000degrees.org

Stephanie Hamilton

Scholarship Associate

415-451-4004

shamilton [at] 10000degrees.org

Suemy Hernandez May

College Access Fellow, Central Marin

415-459-4240

shernandez [at] 10000degrees.org

Adrienne Kelly

Chief Program Officer

415-451-4007

akelly [at] 10000degrees.org

Traci Lanier

Vice President & Deputy Director

415-451-4005

tlanier [at] 10000degrees.org

Nancy Legge

Grants Manager

415-451-4009

nlegge [at] 10000degrees.org

Jennifer Lopez

College Access Fellow

650-515-6795

jlopez [at] 10000degrees.org

Kaila Love

Fellow, Curriculum & Communications

510-415-8425

klove [at] 10000degrees.org

Kim Mazzuca

President & CEO

415-451-4006

kmazzuca [at] 10000degrees.org

Dayane Mendoza

Field Intern

707-490-4221

dmendoza [at] 10000degrees.org

Juan Mercado

College Success Fellow

707-230-4886

jmercado [at] 10000degrees.org

Claudia Moeller

Chief Operating Officer

415-464-6065

cmoeller [at] 10000degrees.org

Hanh Nong

Marketing Associate

415-451-4014

hnong [at] 10000degrees.org

Liz Padilla

College Advisor, Northern Sonoma

415-451-4019

lpadilla [at] 10000degrees.org

Ramona Polk

College Access Fellow

415-596-6093

rpolk [at] 10000degrees.org

Hugo Que

College Advisor, Petaluma & West Marin

707-328-4402

hque [at] 10000degrees.org

Wendy Quezada

Executive Associate

415-451-4001

wquezada [at] 10000degrees.org

Tania Requenes

College Success Advisor, College of Marin

415-246-8283

trequenes [at] 10000degrees.org

Rich Rhodes

Director of Marketing & Communications

415-464-6067

rrhodes [at] 10000degrees.org

Jane Rivas

College Access Fellow

415-459-4240

jrivas [at] 10000degrees.org

Anna Schlegel

Development Manager

415-451-4013

aschlegel [at] 10000degrees.org

Caroline Silverstein

Director of Development

415-451-4016

csilverstein [at] 10000degrees.org

Linda Steck

Development Volunteer

415-459-4240

lsteck [at] 10000degrees.org

Alex Stern

College Access Manager, Marin

415-451-4015

astern [at] 10000degrees.org

Megan Topping

Manager, External Affairs

415-451-4018

mtopping [at] 10000degrees.org

Karla Torres-Cortez

Field Intern

415-250-2969

ktorres [at] 10000degrees.org

Alma Valverde

College Success Advisor, Santa Rosa Junior College

707-774-9242

avalverde [at] 10000degrees.org

Halea Waters

College Success Fellow

415-786-4125

hwaters [at] 10000degrees.org


10,000 DEGREES® FELLOWS 2015-16

We benefit from great leadership and we empower the next generation through leadership opportunities. 


Saga Apostol Resized

Graduated from: Tamalpais High School

Degree from: Humboldt State University

Advises students in: Novato Area (Marin Oaks, Novato, San Marin High Schools)

Capstone project: Created a binder listing all the area scholarships and their requirements along with QR codes that, when scanned by their cell phones, takes students directly to the related site.

Dreams of: Being in a job that helps others to be the best they can be and is personally challenging as well.

Saga Apostol-Guedez

Fellow
Rafael Ayala Resized

Graduated from: Novato High School

Degree from: Boston University, BS in Neuroscience, Psychology, and Human Physiology

Advises students in: Southern Sonoma (Casa Grande, Petaluma, Sonoma Valley High Schools)

Dreams of: Discovering how I can be most useful to those around me.

Rafael Ayala

Fellow
Avalon Baldwin Resized

Graduated from: Terra Linda High School

Degree from: Mills College

Advises students in: Northern Sonoma (Elsie Allen, Healdsburg, Piner High Schools)

Capstone project: Created accessible and objective tracking system to help College Advisors manage caseloads (attendance, college application information) and provide feedback to next years' cohort on college results to inform their selection.

Dreams of: Having a Ph.D. in Neuroendocrinology, researching stress, and teaching neuroscience to young scientists.

Avalon Baldwin

Fellow
Hanna Bright Resized

Graduated from:Tamiscal High School (Also attended Tamalpais and Redwood High Schools)
Degree from: University of California, Davis

Advises students in: Southern Marin (Tamalpais, Redwood, Drake, Tamiscal, San Andreas High Schools)

Dreams of: Making mindfulness and wilderness education more accessible to youth and becoming a published author.

Hannah Bright

Fellow
Gracie Francisco Resized

Graduated from: Drake High School

Degree from: UC Santa Cruz, BA in History

Advises students in: Central Marin

Dreams of: Becoming a professional in a career field focused on the people it serves, whether education or healthcare.

Gracie Francisco

Fellow
Kaila Love Resized

Graduated from: Redwood High School

Degree from: UC Berkeley

Curriculum Development Fellow

Capstone project: Reconfigured all presentation materials in PowerPoint to bring consistency of look, feel, and content across the program.

Dreams of: Ending homelessness.

Kaila Love

Fellow