Nathaleen Palomino, Community Relations Manager

​Nathaleen brings with her a wealth of community-building experience, including six years as a Neighborhood Clean Up Site Leader with the City of San José. A resident of East San José, she has served as a Program Director with both the Alum Rock and Berryessa School Districts, and wants to dedicate her life to advocating for our underserved communities, and empowering residents in the place she calls home. Nathaleen serves as a Court-Appointed Special Advocate for foster youth, as well as on the Sharks Foundation Young Professionals Board. In her free time, she provides mentorship on urban farming, and coaches women’s rugby at her alma mater, U.C. Santa Cruz, when she’s not playing herself.