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Meet our Staff

General Manager:

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Jonathan Abboud

As the General Manager, Jonathan Abboud oversees all of the services, finances, and employees of the IVCSD. Former AS President and current member of the SBCC District Board of Trustees, Abboud is experienced in community leadership and activism, having played an integral role in the creation of the IVCSD as the co-founder of the Isla Vista Self Governance Initiative.

generalmanager@islavistacsd.com

 

Assistant General Manager:

Debra Anderson

As the Assistant General Manager, Debra Anderson ensures that the day-to-day functions of the IVCSD run smoothly.  

assistantgm@islavistacsd.com

 

2020-2021 Interns:  

Lia Bilodeau 

Lia is a 4th-year Political Science and Global Studies double major at UCSB with an interest in public policy. Using her experience working with diverse community groups, Lia works collaboratively with other interns on projects to meet the policy needs of the IVCSD. 

Sara Rubin

Sara is a 2nd-year Political Science major at UCSB with a passion for international relations, public policy, and law. With her experience in community organizing and advocating for underserved groups in law, Sara works collaboratively with other interns to improve and greater serve the Isla Vista community. 

Abigail Suratos

Abigail is a 3rd-year Political Science and Environmental Studies Double Major at UCSB with an interest in public policy and law. She utilizes her past experience in community outreach and project coordination to advocate for community members while helping implement sustainable, long-term improvements in Isla Vista.

 

2019-2020 Interns:

Bruce Arao

Bruce is a 3rd-year Economics and Sociology Double Major at UCSB with an interest in public policy.  With experience working in multiple offices and teams, Bruce provides an administrative lead to the other interns as well as leads improvements to the CSD website.

Arabella Compton

Arabella is a 2nd-year Communication and History of Public Policy Double Major at UCSB.  With experience in community organizing and public outreach, Arabella utilizes her previous experience to lead the public outreach efforts of the CSD to spread awareness about current CSD issues.

Ariana Flores

Ariana is a 3rd-year Political Science and Sociology Double Major at UCSB with an interest in law.  As a member of Greek life, Ariana heads the outreach and networking efforts of the CSD to get the community more involved with its local government.

Daniel Stone

Daniel is a 4th-year Political Science and History of Public Policy Double Major at UCSB with an interest in political theory.  Combining his experience with photography and policy, Daniel leads the creative projects to create graphics and handouts to spread public awareness of the CSD.