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Kelly Batten

Deputy Chief of Staff / Land Use and Housing Committee Consultant
Email: kmbatten@sandiego.gov
Phone: (619) 533-6465

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A native San Diegan, Kelly graduated from Rancho Bernardo High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from San Diego State University.

Kelly has spent the last ten years specializing on water and transportation issues, and focusing on community outreach on the State and Local levels throughout Riverside and San Diego Counties. She volunteers her time in Rancho Bernardo by serving on the PTA board, Rancho Bernardo Community Council and the Rancho Bernardo Hats Off to Volunteers Committee.

Kelly is responsible for the City’s Land Use & Housing Committee and advises the Councilmember on policy issues related to land use, regional planning, homelessness, community plan updates, and development services. She also oversees the office’s community outreach efforts and advises the Councilmember on the San Diego Consortium Policy Board and the SANDAG Regional Planning Committee.

In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her four children, and attending SDSU football and basketball games with her kids and husband who she met while attending SDSU.