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San Diego residents affected by the storm - here is a new resource to assist you with clean up. You can contact this hotline at 619-333-1450 to receive cleanup assistance from volunteers.



San Diego County Supervisor | District 1

Joelle Burila

Policy Advisor


(619) 531-5667


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.

Policy Areas: Land Use, Stormwater & Flood Control Infrastructure, Transportation, Capital Improvement Needs Assessment (CINA), Water, Libraries, Cannabis.

SANDAG Board of Directors and Policy Action Committees, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) (Alt), San Diego Regional Building Authority, Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) (Alt).