HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE
The four co-hosts of the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame are the Women’s Museum of California, San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women, Women’s Studies Department, San Diego State University and The Women’s Center, University of California, San Diego.
Each year the co-hosts request the participation of their boards, faculties, and colleagues to sit on the committee, assist in the production and help select each years Inductees from the community nominations.
2020 PLANNING COMMITTEE
Hei-ock Kim, 2020 Member
Hei-ock is executive director of the Kim Center for Social Balance, which is dedicated to fast-tracking gender equity in America's workplaces. Hei-ock has also been a passionate educator for over 30 years and currently serves as a member of the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
Rebecca Boyce, 2020 Co-Chair
Rebecca is Vice-President and CFO of RK2 Systems, Inc., a commercial, aquatic water-filtration manufacturer in San Marcos, CA. Dr. Boyce has a passion for social justice issues, particularly those involving women. She is a Commissioner on the Commission for the Status of Women and Girls for the County of San Diego. She also volunteers as a mentor at Generate Hope, the only safehouse in San Diego specifically for women who have been sex-trafficked.
Dr. Doreen Mattingly is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Women's Studies at San Diego State University. Dr. Mattingly has a Ph.D. from Clark University in Geography. She has taught a total of sixteen different courses, including her popular classes on women and politics, women’s movements and activism, and globalization and development.
A writer, speaker and research psychologist, Anne has written and presented extensively on women's health, women in the military, domestic violence, alcohol abuse, health promotion, workman's compensation cost containment, stress-related disease and role of the military in society.
Marissa is a Deputy District Attorney for the County of San Diego. From 2006-2013, she served as a Deputy Attorney General in the California Attorney General's Office. In 2012, Marissa was elected to the Chula Vista Elementary School District and served as Vice Chair. She also serves the community on various boards and on the San Diego County Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
Katie Howland is a global health advocate specializing in humanitarian and conflict settings. Her professional career has spanned roles in the White House, the United Nations Foundation, and as the manager of a ten-country midwifery program in sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, Katie is an MPH student at San Diego State University conducting research on child marriage and infant mortality in refugee populations. She speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic and has experience working or traveling in 28 countries on 5 continents.