Joelle Burila is a San Diego native from the South Bay with a
passion for environmental justice and creating sustainable livable
cities. She has more than eight years of professional experience in
the nonprofit sector and environmental consulting and graduated from
San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Environmental Studies.
Before joining the Office of Supervisor Nora Vargas, Joelle worked
as an Environmental Scientist at Brown and Caldwell focusing on
environmental compliance and permitting for clients. She previously
served as the Programs and Conference Manager at the Industrial
Environmental Association (IEA) where she worked closely with industry
stakeholders in the San Diego community and local and state government
agencies and regulators. Before the IEA, Joelle worked as the
Volunteer Coordinator at Sunday Streets San Francisco where she
managed a diverse volunteer program consisting of 400+ people.