Meet Our Steering Committee
Chloe was born and raised in Coronado and attended Coronado Unified schools from kindergarten to 12th grade. She graduated from Coronado High School in June 2022. In Summer 2014 and Fall 2017, Chloe was a family member on Semester at Sea and traveled the world. After observing the global social unrest in Summer 2020, Chloe felt Coronado should respond, so she created the CUSD Address Racism petition on change.org that received almost 5,000 signatures from the Coronado community. Chloe is additionally a writer for the Coronado Times where she chooses to publish race-related articles relevant to the Coronado schools and community.
Marely is a passionate champion of the underprivileged and underrepresented, actively involved in advocacy groups promoting justice and equality at the local, state, and national level. She is an immigrant from Mexico and a parent to a student at CUSD. Her experience of assimilating into the US culture has provided her with both sympathy and empathy for those excluded from the mainstream during their formative years. She is a strong believer in self-reliance and the power of education. She’s passionate about identifying and implementing the necessary academic tools to empower students to feel accepted and included to successfully express their uniqueness and prepare for success in their future endeavors.
Tendayi, a parent to three children, two of whom are current students of the Coronado Unified School District. The CUSD student march led her here! She was called upon to lend her voice, input, and knowledge to this passionate and talented group of community members, who together continually work to seek and ensure safe spaces for all students. She continues to be energized by the community’s ever-growing voice calling for this journey of inclusion. She has also been able to lend her insight into global perspectives, with her acquired experiences living on three continents and having worked in both tech and mental health industries.
Doreen, a strategic communications specialist with 15 years of international business relations background, was born in Uganda but moved to Stockholm, Sweden, where she lived for 37 years. In 2017, she moved to Coronado. After a horrific incident where she and her daughter were attacked at pickup by a CUSD staff member’s adult son and called the N-word and the march 2019, Doreen felt compelled to be a part of the change. Having grown up from an early age in predominantly white neighborhoods, she brings a valuable lived experience.
Nina has three decades of connections with Coronado families through her garden design business, working with nonprofits and the Navy. Her role with InclusioNado is to help provide strategies, resources and communication that strengthen the community value that all students deserve safety and respect every day.