About the Speakers:
Kim Newin is the chair and founding member of the Volunteer50 Chancellor’s Call to Service Program at the University of California, San Diego. Developed in 2010 as part of university’s 50th anniversary celebration, the Volunteer50 program challenges all students, faculty, staff, alumni and university friends to perform 50 hours of community service during the academic year (September – June). Due to the community’s tremendous support, Volunteer50 continues on as a university tradition and supports our mission of service, showcasing the widespread and diverse contributions of the UC San Diego community and highlights the number of service hours volunteers collectively give back.
Public service has always been a key component for Ms. Newin and prior to joining the university, she served as Legislative Assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. for Congressional Members from 2nd District of Utah and the Puerto Rico. Legislative issues and committees under Kim’s responsibility were: education, agriculture, foreign affairs, arms services and diversity.
Employed with UC San Diego for nearly 10 years, Kim currently serves as the Senior Project Manager in the Chancellor’s office and Special Events and Protocol. She provides management support on a wide range of issues involving the university’s senior leadership and university-wide events. Kim is a proud alumna of UC San Diego’s Revelle College, B.A. in Political Science and a graduate of the Leadership Development Program in Higher Education from the Leadership for Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP).
Tiveeda Stovall is currently a Program Coordinator of Community Service at the University of California, San Diego. Tiveeda works with student organizations such as Justice Corps and Education Corps – national AmeriCorps programs; Community Law Project, Health Corps, the Youth Service Corps and the Presidential Service Learning Scholars program @ UCSD. Ms. Stovall serves as UCSD’s representative for the 2014-2015 Kettering Foundation Cohort on deliberative democracy in public life.
Tiveeda served for 10 years as Executive Director/Founder of eXcel Youth Zone (XYZ), a California statewide nonprofit which engaged over 34,000 K-12 youth in service-learning opportunities and led the state certification training on service-learning for the California Department of Education. She has over 25 years of social work, counseling and consulting experience with children, adolescents and families in community, educational and medical settings. Tiveeda has presented at numerous local and national conferences and has been a frequent guest speaker on San Diego’s NPR and other local radio to discuss psycho-social, educational and engagement issues pertaining to youth. Most recently, she has been a keynote speaker for the Peace Corps and San Diego County’s “Partnership in Prevention” Conference for Mental Health Services.
Ms. Stovall received her Master’s in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley and taught as an adjunct professor in Sociology and Psychology. She is the past recipient of the Youth Award from Colorado Black Women for Political Action and was the recipient of the 2007 Congresswoman Susan Davis Award for an Adult Actively Engaging Students in Service.