Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute 2016
Neal Ortiguerra is a dynamic leader with experience in nonprofit management, public health, and public policy. Neal has dedicated his career to meeting the needs of underserved communities and finding solutions to address the disparities they face. For the last seven years Neal has been employed by Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW) where he has actively advocated for women and families – most recently as Operations Manager for the Community & Government Relations Department. PPPSW is the second largest Planned Parenthood affiliate in the nation, serving more than 140,000 patients across Southern California annually. Neal is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Public Health and a minor in Public Policy.
A native of San Diego’s District 8, Neal proudly serves his community through volunteer work as a high school varsity volleyball coach, as an active parishioner at his church, and previously as an Assistant Scoutmaster for a boy scout troop.