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Staff

Jaime Clark - Co-Executive Director / Operations Manager

Jaime has been involved with BAGRC since 2009. She has volunteered as a drum instructor and band coach at many programs, served on the Advisory Board, and worked as Interim Volunteer Coordinator in 2014. She holds a degree in social sciences from UC Santa Cruz and brings many years of youth-work experience to Rock Camp. Jaime is a classically trained guitarist. Aside from also playing bass, she plays drums in the Oakland-based punk band, Daisy World

Shawna Scroggins - Co-Executive Director / Program & Outreach Coordinator

Shawna has been involved with Bay Area Girls Rock Camp since 2010 as a volunteer, workshop leader and advisory board member. Originally from Phoenix, AZ she has been in the Bay Area since 2006. During that time she attended City College of San Francisco and worked in local high schools leading workshops about violence prevention and healthy relationships with Project Survive/Expect Respect. She is a graduate of Mills College with a Bachelor's degree in Ethnic Studies.  Shawna began playing music in 2007 and since then has been dedicated to curating meaningful, intentional and fun events where music, dance and self-expression are honored as revolutionary acts. She has played in many bands in the Bay Area including, Cher Horowitz, Femteen and most recently UGLY . Shawna is a founding organizer of The Universe is Lit: Bay Area Black and Brown "Punk" Festival.

Sepand Mashiahof - Development Coordinator

Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Los Angeles, Sepand is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz where they studied Modern Literature. They are a co-host of Scream Queens, a weekly radio program on the Berkeley Liberation Radio frequency. In 2016, Scream Queens Radio released a magazine featuring the works of various artists, musicians, and writers whose politics and values align with their anti-oppression goals. Sepand is also a former Rock Camp volunteer as a band coach, video workshop leader, and teaching instructor. They are involved in the underground music scene in Oakland as a member of the industrial noise-punk trio SBSM. Sepand is committed to queer empowerment, intersectional politics, and the well-being of her friends and greater community.

Chelsey Del Castillo - Program & Site Coordinator

Chelsey is a Bay Area native who has been working with BAGRC in various different roles since 2013. She is a visual artist, musician, zine-maker and has been involved in independent arts and music scenes for the past 15 years. Chelsey is dedicated to empowering youth through creative mediums and believes that expressive arts are beneficial to young people and adults alike. Chelsey currently drums for a local punk band and regularly collaborates with local artists. 

 

 

Princess Pei Pei - Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Also known as Jennifer Pei Huang, Princess Pei Pei grew up in the southern California ocean.  She holds an Interpersonal Communication Studies degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and is fluent in Mandarin and piano. Pei has had the pleasure of being part of the Bay Area Girls Rock Camp Community since 2011. She also works at Circle Community Acupuncture and volunteers with Bay Area Childcare Collective. Jenni likes making art and friends and working toward the empowerment of all.