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Board of Directors

The Carlsbad Equality Coalition is committed to recruiting passionate individuals with demonstrated experience, passion, empathy, and expertise.


Aly Vredenburgh


Aly is a Masters student at University of San Diego, earning her degree in Social Innovation. She has experience working with NGO's including the San Diego Science and Engineering Fair. She is passionate about changing our mental health care system and hopes to create new treatment programs for depression. Further, she is hoping to use her experience and knowledge about mental health to help the homeless communities in Carlsbad get off the streets and receive proper care. 

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Hannah Summerhill

Co- Vice President, Board Secretary

Hannah Summerhill is the co-founder of The Kinswomen, a podcast and platform aimed at bridging the gaps between women of color and white women. She's also the co-author of the forthcoming book, Real Friends Talk About Race. Prior to Kinswomen, she had a decade-long career in advertising sales for Vogue, Cosmo, and Women's Health, and Shape.


Brandon Tiongison

Co-Vice President, Board Treasurer

Brandon Tiongison has worked for the Carlsbad City Library for six years, focusing on STEAM education for the public, and has spent a decade devoted to ensuring others have equitable access to information and technology in North County. After the onset of the pandemic, they have had an increased determination to help those in need navigate systemic issues.


Augustin Dao

Student Committee Founder/Chair

Augustin Dao is a graduate of Sage Creek High School and a student at MiraCosta College studying Political Science. Working on Congressmember Mike Levin’s Campaign and the leadership of Indivisible 49’s Democracy Project, he is fervently committed to making Carlsbad an equitable society. 

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