INTRODUCTION TO OUR MEMBERS
Board of Directors 2021-2022
Co - President
Erick’s Rotaract journey began at San Diego State University when he was admitted into the Club in 2016. During his time there he was on the recruitment committee, then chaired it as the Vice President of Recruitment for SDSU in 2018. Erick’s most memorable experience was as camp facilitator for Rotary Camp Enterprise. Erick has been involved in volunteering efforts with the American Cancer Society and Engineers Without Borders.
Co - President
Erin has been a member of Rotaract for the past 6 years. She has spearheaded projects as the Service Director for both the Rotaract Club of Santa Cruz County and Pacific Beach Rotaract.
In her free time, you can find her looking for sea glass, knitting, or reading at Balboa Park with her dog Cooper.
After taking a picture of the PB Rotaract wreath on Crystal Pier in December 2019, Maura finally joined the club when the pandemic freed up her time indefinitely in 2020. She has always been passionate about community service, and was a member of Alpha Phi Omega while she attended Wake Forest University from 2010-2014. Originally from Massachusetts, Maura moved down to San Diego in 2019 after four years in Santa Cruz, where she worked and volunteered with a variety of nonprofits. She now works at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park as the Community Initiatives Coordinator, focusing her efforts on supporting the San Diego STEM Ecosystem. Outside of work she uses up all her free time surfing, running, biking, hiking, playing Spikeball, watching the Bachelorette, and attending Sunrise Movement meetings.
Andréa, a Paul Harris Fellow, moved to San Diego about a year ago from Washington, DC where she graduated from George Washington University with a double major in economics and international relations. She has been a part of Rotary for the last nine years having attended RYLA, founding her own interact club, going on a Rotary youth exchange to Belgium, attending the international conference in Atlanta, becoming an active member of the Tarpon Springs, Florida Rotary club and the Washington, DC Rotaract club before making it over to San Diego to become a part of the Pacific Beach Rotaract club as the Peace Director. Andréa currently works in as a contract coordinator for a government contractor and looks forward to meeting new people, creating a community connection through different service projects, and creating an international awareness of how peace can be a daily part of everybody's life through big and small actions. On her free time enjoys Andrea teaching yoga, going to the beach and continuing her travels, hoping to make it to her 25th country this year.
Maddi works for the San Diego Padres helping season ticket holders make the best of their ballpark experience.
She is a graduate of GCU with a BA in Sports Management.
Her favorite pastime is going to the Santee swap meet with her mom and taking her pug to the beach. She never passes up the opportunities to see her favorite comedians perform standup.
Vocational Service Director & Rotary Liaison
Derren is a graduate from the University of San Diego with a BBA in Finance. He currently works as and benefits administrator and data analyst. He is passionate about providing mentorship and a foundation of success for the next generation. He is the past treasurer of the USD Rotaract Club, past president of the Pacific Beach Rotaract Club, and past Vocational Service Director for Rotaract District 5340.
Paulo Victor Melo