Benjamin Mendoza

Benjamin Mendoza 
Digital Communications & Engagement Manager, City of San Diego - Council President Sean Elo-Rivera

Ben Mendoza serves as the Digital Communications & Engagement Manager for San Diego City Council President Sean Elo-Rivera. They grew up in central Washington State, before moving to Seattle, Washington to pursue their Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at Seattle University. They’ve been a resident of City Heights since August 2013, when they moved to San Diego to attend graduate school at the University of San Diego to obtain their Master of Arts in Educational Leadership.

Ben is a non-binary, queer, Latinx community builder that is passionate about leadership and community engagement work as well as advocating for an intersectional approach to justice. Their passion for this work has led them to serve as Co-Chair for the City of San Diego LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance, Board Member for the San Diego LGBT Community Center, Diversity + Inclusion Co-Chair of PRSA San Diego/Imperial Counties, Research Advisory member for the Kim Center for Social Balance, and volunteer with San Diego Pride. In their free time, they enjoy spending time with their dog (Donut), checking out art spaces in Barrio Logan, attending a HIIT class, and playing video games.

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