Summer Haines

Summer Haines

President - Food and Beverage Professional

Summer Haines

President - Food and Beverage Professional

Summer Haines has over 25 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently, she held the position of Food and Beverage Director of the Grande Colonial Hotel and NINE-TEN Restaurant and Bar in La Jolla, California.  It was while working aside one of the region’s most talented chefs, Jason Knibb, she was able to expand her passion for food, service and operations into the field of sustainability and green practices. 

In 2015, Summer helped the property attain REAL certification: Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership, a holistic nutrition and sustainability certification program and an emerging national standard for nutrition and sustainability best practices in the foodservice industry. 

In 2017, Summer made the choice to focus on her growing family. She focuses her environmental efforts on keeping the beaches, playgrounds, and trailheads they frequent clean and safe. Summer Haines has a personal goal of growing with I Love a Clean San Diego organization and helping to teach and inspire the younger generations. She believes we set the example for our children, peers, and even for those who challenge us. 

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Dr. Alex Hosch

Dr. Alex Hosch

Treasurer

Dr. Alex Hosch

Treasurer

Dr. Alex Hosch joined the I Love A Clean San Diego board in July 2019. He has worked in the financial services, academics, legal practice management, and software development industries for more than 30 years. Alex is a Ph.D. graduate of Walden University, and he also has a Master of Project Management and Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management. Alex loves to serve his community by participating in environmental and community clean-up events.

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Denise Z. Price

Denise Z. Price

Secretary

Denise Z. Price

Secretary

Denise is Vice President at The Clay Company, an advocacy and public affairs firm. She brings more than 25 years’ experience working in government, at both the state and local level, uniquely blended with community relations, communication, and advertising skills.

Throughout the years, Denise has served on various boards and commissions including the Honorary Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, California Women Lead, North Park Communication Association and was appointed by former Speaker Villaraigosa to serve on the California Domestic Violence Program Advisory Council.

Denise was born and raised in San Diego and can be found running Mission Bay, Hiking Cowles Mountain or biking the Bayshore Bikeway.

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Director

Director

Vice President

Director

Vice President

Jake Harrison is a Financial Planner at a local Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisory Practice where he works with individuals and families to plan for and invest in their financial futures. Jake is proud to be involved with ILACSD as the Board Chair and former Board Treasurer because he is passionate about the environment and believes in ILACSD’s focus on educating the community. Jake and his wife were first introduced to ILACSD by attending Kids’ Ocean Day and now look forward to it every year along with all of ILACSD’s other great events and cleanups.

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Bill Haines

Bill Haines

Director

Bill Haines

Director

Bill Haines has been an ILACSD board member since January 2005. Before retiring recently, Bill was a commercial real estate broker with Cassidy Turley. Bill has been an active I Love A Clean San Diego volunteer and supporter of the environment for a number of years, including serving as a roving site captain of ILACSD’s countywide cleanup events. He is an avid volleyball player, surfer, triathlete, bicyclist and self proclaimed “beach rat.” He has also served as a member of the I Love A Clean San Diego marketing committee focusing on attracting corporate members.

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Bryce Hunter

Bryce Hunter

Director

Bryce Hunter

Director

Bryce serves as Senior Legal Counsel at Mitchell International, Inc., providing contract review and negotiation in support of its software and services offerings to insurance carriers and other businesses in the property and casualty insurance market. Prior to working with Mitchell, Bryce served as in-house counsel for a financial services company in La Jolla, supporting its investment advisory and broker dealer services. Bryce graduated from Pepperdine University School of Law, and is member of the State Bar of California. He holds a BA in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Bryce and his wife enjoy hiking and camping in the local mountains, and spending time on San Diego’s beautiful beaches.

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Alex Yakutis

Alex Yakutis

Director

Alex Yakutis

Director

Over his 22-year, Alex has worked for several companies who have set the standard for business sustainability. At Herman Miller Alex was involved with several significant LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects on the West Coast including the California Air Resources Board Headquarters in Riverside (2021), EPA headquarters in Denver (2006), and Sempra Energy Headquarters (2016). He is a current member of the Coronado Planning Commission and past chairman. He also serves on the citizen’s advisory board of the International Water and Boundary Commission. He lives in Coronado with his wife Sarah, an educator and their two daughters. Grace is a biomedical engineer at Phillips and Emma an Environmental Studies major at University of California at Berkeley.

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Laura Atkinson

Laura Atkinson

Director

Laura Atkinson

Director

Laura is the Director of Customer Strategy and Transformation at San Diego Gas & Electric where she leads the company’s technology efforts focusing on customer engagement. Laura holds a degree in Computer Science and an MBA from the University of San Diego. Laura is a native southern California, who moved to San Diego after college. Laura loves the small-town community feel of San Diego, and believes San Diego is “America’s Finest City”. Laura enjoys all that San Diego county has to offer: beaches, waterways, mountains, desert.

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Joe Mazzella

Joe Mazzella

Director

Joe Mazzella

Director

Joe Mazzella joined the I Love A Clean San Diego board in February 2022. He is a Product Counsel for Nutanix, Inc., and has worked as an in-house technology attorney for public and privacy companies, since 2015. Joe is a J.D. and M.B.A. graduate from Santa Clara University, and received his undergraduate degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley. He grew up in San Diego, and joined the board of ILACSD to help keep San Diego and its beautiful beaches clean. Joe and his wife love being outdoors, especially when it involves taking their dogs to the beach.

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Kenneth Moore

Kenneth Moore

Director

Kenneth Moore

Director

Kenneth Moore is an accomplished public affairs and communications professional with expertise in media relations, community outreach and strategic planning. As a Manager of Public Affairs with Southwest Strategies, Moore oversees multi-faceted communications campaigns on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Prior to joining Southwest Strategies, Moore worked as a Senior Associate at Hutchens PR, a San Diego-based strategic communications firm. Moore has extensive experience in the development and execution of comprehensive communications programs incorporating media relations, governmental outreach, social media management, and community relations for high-profile land use, real estate, sustainability and renewable energy clients primarily in Southern California.

Moore holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Managerial Organizational Communications from Point Loma Nazarene University. Moore is actively involved with the San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. A native San Diegan and resident of Downtown, you can find Moore exploring San Diego’s best restaurants, snow skiing, sailing or playing a set of tennis.

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