Meet Our Team


  Haney Hong, President & CEO   A husband, Reserve Naval officer, business owner, and student of citizenship, Haney Hong is President & CEO of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. He is focused on robust citizenship engagement and firmly believes that such engagement is the first line of defense against internal and external threats to a healthy democratic society. Haney is a graduate of Stanford and Harvard Universities and sits on several nonprofit and government boards on the East and West Coasts. He teaches at Point Loma Nazarene University, the United States Naval War College, and the University of California San Diego.

Haney Hong, President & CEO

A husband, Reserve Naval officer, business owner, and student of citizenship, Haney Hong is President & CEO of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association. He is focused on robust citizenship engagement and firmly believes that such engagement is the first line of defense against internal and external threats to a healthy democratic society. Haney is a graduate of Stanford and Harvard Universities and sits on several nonprofit and government boards on the East and West Coasts. He teaches at Point Loma Nazarene University, the United States Naval War College, and the University of California San Diego.

  Rosey Williams, Operations Director & Engagement Manager   Rosey graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in International Political Science. Her professional background is in nonprofit administration and development, and she is passionate about working for the greater good, implementing positive behavioral change, and protecting the community and the environment. Rosey lives in Ocean Beach with her best friend, but has roots in the East San Francisco Bay Area.

Rosey Williams, Operations Director & Engagement Manager

Rosey graduated from UC San Diego with a degree in International Political Science. Her professional background is in nonprofit administration and development, and she is passionate about working for the greater good, implementing positive behavioral change, and protecting the community and the environment. Rosey lives in Ocean Beach with her best friend, but has roots in the East San Francisco Bay Area.

 
  Xiomalys "Xio" Crespo Quinones, Policy Analyst   Xiomalys recently graduated with a Master of Public Policy from UC San Diego with a concentration in Business, Government, and Regulation. Before joining the SDCTA, she interned for the Committee on Homeland Security for the U.S. House of Representatives, and for non-profit organizations such as the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce in New York and the Latino Economic Development Center in Washington, D.C. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics and German from St. Lawrence University, where she made dancing, fashion, and comics her main hobbies.  Although she is a native Puerto Rican, Xiomalys is looking forward to making San Diego her home and to positively contributing to the efficiency of its public sector in any way that she can.

Xiomalys "Xio" Crespo Quinones, Policy Analyst

Xiomalys recently graduated with a Master of Public Policy from UC San Diego with a concentration in Business, Government, and Regulation. Before joining the SDCTA, she interned for the Committee on Homeland Security for the U.S. House of Representatives, and for non-profit organizations such as the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce in New York and the Latino Economic Development Center in Washington, D.C. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics and German from St. Lawrence University, where she made dancing, fashion, and comics her main hobbies.

Although she is a native Puerto Rican, Xiomalys is looking forward to making San Diego her home and to positively contributing to the efficiency of its public sector in any way that she can.

  Taylor Williams, Data Analyst   A Bay Area native, Taylor comes to SDCTA as a graduate of UC San Diego with a degree in Bioengineering and a minor in International Studies. Her broad background includes neural data analysis, medical device design, natural language processing, and climatology and oceanography research and development. Her interest in policy deepened with her passion for global health, through which she gained insight into the value of integrating scientists and engineers into the political realm for effective communication, innovation, and policy development.

Taylor Williams, Data Analyst

A Bay Area native, Taylor comes to SDCTA as a graduate of UC San Diego with a degree in Bioengineering and a minor in International Studies. Her broad background includes neural data analysis, medical device design, natural language processing, and climatology and oceanography research and development. Her interest in policy deepened with her passion for global health, through which she gained insight into the value of integrating scientists and engineers into the political realm for effective communication, innovation, and policy development.

 
 
 

Board of Directors

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Officers

Gregory A. Stein*
Chairman of the Board
Shadowbox

Kimberly Hale Miller*
Vice Chair/Strategy & Treasurer
Rath | Miller

Glen Sparrow*
Vice-Chair/Issues
SDSU Professor Emeritus

Louis Blum*
Vice Chair/Secretary
Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP

Nancy Chase*
Vice-Chair/Membership
Herzog Contracting Corporation

James Lawson*
Vice Chair/Events
Presidio Public Affairs

Haney Hong
President & CEO

Board Members

Tom Alexander
Fred Finch Youth Center

Dimitrios Alexiou
Hospital Association of San Diego & Imperial Counties

Brad Barnum
Associated General Contractors

Craig Benedetto
California Strategies

Alexandra Berenter
Downtown San Diego Partnership

Ben Boyce
Southwest Strategies

Corrine Brindley*
SeaWorld San Diego

Sachin Chawla
Poseidon Water

Tony Cincotta
Republic Services

Megan Collins
Cox Communications

Jim Euphrat
General Dynamics NASSCO

Sonia Gibson
Encore Capital Group

Shandon Harbour
Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego

Sara Katz
Katz & Associates

Todd Kawai
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

Bob Kevane*
Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS®

Rachel Laing
Laing Strategic Communications

Monica Montano
Scripps Health

Mark Nelson*
Sempra Energy

Maggie Schroedter
Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP

Daniel Shirkey
Balfour Beatty Construction

Tom Turner*
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch

Oscar Urteaga
Madaffer Enterprises, Inc.

Todd Voorhees
San Diego Gas & Electric

Clif Williams
Latham & Watkins LLP

Ken Williams

Will Wyatt
Qualcomm

 

* indicates membership in SDCTA's Executive Committee.