American Leadership Forum

Fellows

Annually, 20 to 24 established leaders drawn from every sector throughout this region are invited to participate in a year-long intensive leadership development program. The program consists of monthly seminars and intensive dialogue.

2013/2014 Fellows – Class IV

  • Ms. Solange Altman Law Office Solange Goncalves Altman
  • Ms. Rapunzel Amador Lewis Amador Lewis Inc. Consulting Engineers
  • Mr. Scott Bidermann University of the Pacific
  • Mr. Michael Congdon Wells Fargo
  • Ms. Pam Galley Kaiser Permanente
  • Mr. Jose Gonzalez Planada Elementary School District
  • Ms. Renee Hall Drummond & Associates
  • Mr. Nicholas Hatten San Joaquin Pride Center
  • Mr. Lamar Henderson All Dad’s Matter-Merced County Human Services Agency
  • Mr. Daryn Kumar Memorial Medical Center
  • Ms. Lee Lor Merced County Office of Education
  • Ms. Mary Nicholson Healings in Motion
  • Mr. Charles Nies University of California, Merced
  • Ms. Carol Ornales Visionary Home Builders of California
  • Ms. RoseMary Parga Duran Merced City School District
  • Mr. Jose Antonio Ramirez City of Livingston
  • Ms. Kelly Turner Symple Equazion
  • Mr. Ruben Villalobos Law Office of Ruben Villalobos
  • Ms. Kelly Wilson Boys and Girls Club of Tracy

2012/2013 Fellows -  Class III

  • Ms. Donna Alley Le Grand Union High School District
  • Ms. Rebecca Ciszek Stanislaus County American Red Cross
  • Ms. Lisa Cooper University of the Pacific
  • Ms. Lynn Dickerson Gallo Center for the Arts
  • Mr. Richard Dye PG&E
  • Mr. Mark Erreca PMZ Real Estate and Erreca Cattle Company
  • Mr. David L. Gianelli Gianelli & Associates
  • Mr. James R. Jessee, III E&J Gallo Winery
  • Ms. Corinne Lucero University of California, Merced
  • Lt. Andre Matthews City of Merced Police Department
  • Ms. Susan Mattos Mattos Newspapers, Inc.
  • Ms. Frances Mizuno San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
  • Mr. Ken Monroe Holt of California
  • Mr. Michael Murphy City of Merced
  • Ms. Veronica Napier Kaiser Permanente
  • Mr. Samuel Nunez Fathers and Families of San Joaquin
  • Dr. Robert O’Connor Foster Farms
  • Ms. Monica Ojcius Center for Human Services
  • Ms. Rhodesia Ransom Sow-a-See Foundation, Tracy
  • Mr. Jose R. Rodriguez El Concilio – Council for the Spanish Speaking
  • Mr. Tsia Xiong Merced Organizing Project
  • Mr. John Yarborough Delicato Family Vineyards

2010/2011 Senior Fellows – Class II

  • Mr. Oscar L. Cabello, Jr. Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mr. Sean Carroll Ross Carroll & Associates
  • Ms. Claudia G. Corchado Livingston Medical Group
  • Ms. Susan Eggman CSU Sacramento
  • Mr. John Ervin Modesto City Schools
  • Ms. Kenni Friedman Modesto Community Leader
  • Mr. Dan Huber Foster Farms
  • Mr. Mark Martinez San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Mr. Ildefonso (Alfonso) Nava Planada Middle School
  • Mr. Tom Osteen Kaiser Permanente
  • Dr. Maria Pallavicini UC Merced
  • Mr. Evan Porges Prime Shine, Inc.
  • Ms. Sondra Roeuny University of the Pacific
  • Ms. Dejeuné Shelton Great Valley Center
  • Mr. Ger Vang Lao Family of Stockton

2009/2010 Senior Fellows – Class I (Inaugural Class)

  • Dr. Steve Arounsack California State University, Stanislaus
  • Rev. Debra Brady First United Methodist Church
  • Ms. Debra Brown Kaiser Permanente
  • Ms. Wendy Byrd Modesto Junior College
  • Dr. Ben Duran Merced College
  • Ms. Lisa Finer Wells Fargo Bank
  • Mr. Ron Foster Foster Farms
  • Mr. John Garamendi, Jr. University of California Merced
  • Ms. Kathy Halsey AT&T
  • Mr. Flip Hassett United Way of Merced County
  • Mr. Dennis Lee Central Valley Asian-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Ms. Linda Lopez Office of Congressman Cardoza
  • Honorable Noah Lor City of Merced
  • Ms. Virginia Madueno IMAGEN, LLC
  • Ms. Marian Martino Martino Graphic Design
  • Mr. Pat Patrick Lodi District Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Robert Santos Monte Vista Small Animal Hospital
  • Dr. Cynthia Wagner-Weick University of the Pacific