Our Mission The things we care about.

  • We strengthen regional San Diego citizens’ experience as among the best in the nation
  • We assist San Diegans who want to collaborate and create a more engaged and efficient democracy.
  • We maximize the Internet’s potential locally to spur economic opportunities.
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We Meet Often. Come Join Us.

View our Meetup page for our next meeting & RSVP. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month from 7-8:30. Typical meetings include presentations by a guest speaker the first Tuesday of the month and a workshop led by a local subject matter expert the third Tuesday. There’s something for everyone so if you have an interest in civic engagement we hope you’ll join us.

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Help Your Community?
We could use your talents.

We are a Code for America Brigade, which means we’re civic-minded volunteers of techies, creatives, business people and other civic-stakeholders that contribute our talents toward improving the way our local governments and community organizations work.

See what kind of things brigades do, and watch the TED talk given by Jennifer Pahlka, Founder of Code for America.

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Steering Team: helping make the magic happen…


Jerry Hall

As our Brigade Captain, Jerry is committed to developing a sustainable civic technology community in collaboration with local government and community partners, championing Brigade activities in San Diego, and building out a core leadership team. Contact Jerry | LinkedIn


Xavier Leonard

As our Past Brigade Captain, Xavier is committed to supporting the goals and activities of OpenSanDiego. LinkedIn

Our Partnerships with local government and Founders


Maksim Pecherskiy

As our Municipal Partner, Maksim represents the City of San Diego as their Chief Data Officer and connects local city leaders and staff with the Brigade. LinkedIn


Jeffery Johnson

Joining the founding team early on, Jeff is a Past Brigade Captain, has been pivotal in building initial connections, communications and overseeing projects and events within the San Diego region. LinkedIn


Jed Sundwall

Jed founded Open San Diego and has been an advocate of open government and building relationships from the ground up and the top down for over a decade. LinkedIn

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