Annamarie Montecina Till
Writer and Community Leader
Annamarie Montecina Till is a writer and copy editor with two decades of program management experience supporting the creation and development of community-based initiatives. She is the director of community partnerships at RISE San Diego where she is responsible for its nonprofit partnerships program and provides support for its resource development and program documentation and evaluation needs. Previously, she served in a combined role as senior writer and research/shared learning manager at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation where her work focused on its community building and arts and culture programs. Annamarie is a RISE Urban Leadership Fellow (’22) and a returning first-gen college student. Born in Honolulu, she grew up on the West Coast (mostly) and calls Imperial Beach home. She can be found hanging with her nieces and practicing her Nanay’s recipes.