Tyler Renner currently works as a communications director for a homeless services provider and writes for the San Diego Union Tribune Community Voices Project.
He has worked in a variety of public service roles focused on underrepresented communities. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and began his career as a Behavioral Therapist for youth on the Autism Spectrum.
Tyler dedicated several years to LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS advocacy, working at Pacific Pride Foundation in Santa Barbara and The San Diego LGBT Community Center, as a Program Coordinator, Development Associate and HIV Test Counselor.
He served as Director of Community Outreach for San Diego City Council, District Three, focusing on constituent services, LGBTQ+ issues and advancing policies that reduce homelessness.