William Ponder has been named to Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek's board of directors, according to a release. Ponder, who was born and raised in San Diego, joins the board with 25 years of experience in higher education administration.
“The election of Bill Ponder to our board comes at a significant time, as the issues of poverty, violence and environmental justice in southeast San Diego demand the engagement of the best minds our city has to offer,” said Leslie Reynolds, executive director at Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek. “Bill shares Groundworkís commitment to environmental education and creek and watershed restoration.”
Groundwork San Diego-Chollas Creek focuses on improving the environment, economy and quality of life in southeast San Diego. Ponder will be helping with environmental service learning, school-to-career efforts and community development as part of Groundwork's Green Team.