SDCBC Board and Team

The San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition is supported through an all-volunteer board and hardworking volunteers and community leaders. The board consists of physicians, registered dietitians, lactation consultants, and community leaders who are passionate about making breastfeeding attainable for all mothers and babies.

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Marisela Chevez

SDCBC Project Coordinator

Marisela recently became a CLEC and spearheads the development, implementation, and marketing of SDCBC initiatives, administration, and outreach projects. She has almost 20 years of experience supporting non-profits in San Diego.  Originally from Los Angeles, Marisela has a degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and lives in Southeast San Diego with her husband of 17 years, their 5-year-old daughter who she proudly nursed for 2 years. She is a passionate advocate for health equity to all families of San Diego communities.

2020 Board of Directors and Advisory Team

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Nancy Saavedra

MPH, CLE

President

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Kimberly Speckhahn

IBCLC

Immediate Past-President

Nancy Wight

MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

Treasurer

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Sarah Lazar

MPH

Board Member

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Chardá Fontenot

CLC, CLE

Board Member

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Catherine Sage

Board Member

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Angeles Nelson

Board Member

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Nancy White

BSN, RN, IBCLC

Board Member

Seth Pransky

MD

Board Member

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Kimberley Elkins

EdM, IBCLC

Advisory Member

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Jamie Felice

RN, PHN, IBCLC

Advisory Member

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Shana Wright-Bruno

MPH, CLE

BFSD Lead & Advisory Member

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Michelle Lee

PhD, RN, IBCLC

Advisory Member

Nicole Trottier

MPH

Advisory Member

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Rose deVigne-Jackiewicz

RN, MPH, IBCLC

Advisory Member

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Heidi Burke-Pevney

IBCLC

Advisory Member

We could not do our important work without our volunteer Board members. Each member of our Board brings energy and compassion to our organization. They all offer diverse skills and valuable information to increase our impact in the community.

To inquire about available Board positions, please email us at sdcbc@breastfeeding.org