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Our spirited Leadership Stockton graduates are determined to positively impact the greater Stockton community by sharing innovative ideas and resources. Leadership Stockton Alumni are a diverse group of professionals identified by their leadership development and advancement of community initiative solutions.

The Leadership Stockton Alumni Association  provides a variety of networking opportunities by way of seasonal mixers, programs and events throughout the year. Membership dues, donations and revenue from fundraising events provide scholarships and support for the personal and professional development of the community leaders who are accepted into the program.

To our valued LS Alumni, please take advantage of the opportunity to join the LSAA board of directors, or our programs and events committees to collectively impact our community. By supporting the current class participants with their community impact projects and mentoring them, it improves who they are as leaders and enhances their LS experience.

The mission of the Leadership Stockton Alumni Association is to support the Leadership Stockton Program and cultivate relationships among the alumni.

Join us on Friday, August 11, 2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm at Valley Brew, 157 W. Adams St. Stockton for the New LS Class Welcome Mixer!! Come meet some of the new class members and catch up with some fellow Leadership Stockton Alumni. Light hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages provided, no host bar. There will be some great raffle prizes too! Don't miss it!

The full list of Leadership Stockton Class of 2017-18 class members can be found at www.leadershipstockton.com.
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LSAA New Class Welcome Mixer

August 11, 2017, 4:30pm - August 11, 2017, 8:30pm

Join us on Friday, August 11, 2017, 4:30pm-6:30pm at Valley Brew, 157 W. Adams St. Stockton for the New LS Class Welcome Mixer!! Come meet some of the new class members and catch up with some fellow Leadership Stockton Alumni. Light hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages provided, no host bar. There will be some great raffle prizes too! Don't miss it! The full list of Leadership Stockton Class of 2017-18 class members can be found at www.leadershipstockton.com.

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Congratulations again to Diane Vigil, Leadership Stockton Class of 2013, for being sworn in as the 2017-18 Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce (California) President! ... See MoreSee Less

Get excited, our July 2017 Port O Call is online now! This issue of the Stockton Chamber of Commerce’s monthly magazine is all about our newly installed 2017-18 Board President Diane Vigil, Dameron Hospital Foundation. Read all about Diane and her goals for her term as Chamber President. We are looking forward to another successful year under Diane’s leadership. Thanks to Kevin and Caroline Photography for another great cover shot!!! Read the July 2017 Port O Call now! stocktonchamber.org/port-o-call/

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A lot of Leadership Stockton Alumni represented last week at the Stockton Chamber of Commerce Installation Dinner!

Congratulations to new Chamber President, Diane Vigil of the Dameron Hospital Foundation (LS Class of 2013)!! And congratulations to outgoing President Bakul Patel Dorfman Pacific Company (LS Class of 2012) on a great year!!

This year’s Officers and Directors were installed and sworn in by the Honorable Judge Ron A. Northup, Superior Court of San Joaquin County. The Officers for 2017-2018 are:
President Diane Vigil, Dameron Hospital Foundation (LS Class of 2013)
Sr. Vice President Deitra R. Kenoly, The Record/San Joaquin Media Group
Financial Vice President Doug Dinjian, DiBuduo & DeFendis Insurance Agency, Inc. (LS Class of 2017)
Vice President Dr. Lewis Gale, University of the Pacific - Eberhardt School of Business
Vice President Chris Kay, ACE Rail (LS Class of 2013)
Immediate Past President Bakul Patel, Dorfman Pacific Co., Inc. (LS Class of 2012)

Judge Northup also swore in 5 new board members voted in by the Stockton Chamber membership. Each board member will serve a 3 year term. The new board members are:
Stephanie Banuelos, Croce and Company Accountancy Corporation (LS Class of 2016)
F.J. "Joe" Dietrich IV, F.J. Dietrich & Co. (LS Class of 2016)
Scott Grafius, Steele Insurance Agency
Bryan Meadows, Stockton Ports
Brian Petrovek, Stockton Heat

The Board of Directors for 2017-2018 also consists of:
Bob Berger, Cumulus Radio
Erin Guy Castillo, Parish Guy Castillo, PLC (LS Class of 2015)
Ryan Haggerty, Haggerty Construction, Inc. (LS Class of 2016)
Loretta Lee, Junior League of San Joaquin County (LS Class of 2009)
David Meier, Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Laura Ochoa-Sanchez, San Joaquin Delta College (LS Class of 2015)
Kay G. Ruhstaller, Family Resource & Referral Center
Bob Young, NCPGA Foundation

Outgoing Board Members:
Becky M. Deal, Bank of Stockton
Frank Lucas, Evergreen Professional Hypnotherapy
Dr. Robert Melrose, Brookside Optometric Group (LS Class of 1990)
Laura Pinkerton, Citizens Business Bank
Victor Randolph, Never Boring Design
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(Please feel free to share this album and don't forget to tag your friends and family!) On June 22, members of the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce celebrated the installment of new Board of Directors and Officers for the 2017-2018 fiscal year at our Annual Dinner meeting at the Brookside Country Club. The evening included the swearing in of our new President, Diane Vigil of the Dameron Hospital Foundation. The Chamber’s Board of Directors oversee the activities of the Chamber. They set the Chamber’s goals and policies. Members of our Board come from all areas of our diverse business community; they come together to do their part in the Chamber’s tireless efforts to aggressively develop and promote an economically vibrant business community. Many of the Chamber’s successes can be directly attributed to the efforts of these individuals. This year’s Officers and Directors were installed and sworn in by the Honorable Judge Ron A. Northup, Superior Court of San Joaquin County. The Officers for 2017-2018 are: President Diane Vigil, Dameron Hospital Foundation Sr. Vice President Deitra R. Kenoly, The Record/San Joaquin Media Group Financial Vice President Doug Dinjian, DiBuduo & DeFendis Insurance Agency, Inc. Vice President Dr. Lewis Gale, University of the Pacific - Eberhardt School of Business Vice President Chris Kay, ACE Rail Immediate Past President Bakul Patel, Dorfman Pacific Co., Inc. Judge Northup also swore in 5 new board members voted in by the Stockton Chamber membership. Each board member will serve a 3 year term. The new board members are: Stephanie Banuelos, Croce and Company Accountancy Corporation F.J. "Joe" Dietrich IV, F.J. Dietrich & Co. Scott Grafius, Steele Insurance Agency Bryan Meadows, Stockton Ports Brian Petrovek, Stockton Heat

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Congratulations to Bob Di Piero, LS Class of 2015, for being sworn in as San Joaquin Delta College Chief of Police!! Congratulations Bob!! Very well deserved!!! ... See MoreSee Less

With friends, family & representatives of local police agencies present, Robert DiPiero was sworn in June 13 by Superintendent/President Dr. Kathy Hart as #SJDeltaCollege’s new District Police Chief. Chief DiPiero is a Delta alumnus, with over 20 years of law enforcement experience. Bob has been employed with the District since 1995, and has served as a Police Officer, Sergeant, and most recently as Acting Director of Police Services & Public Safety Programs. Congratulations Chief DiPiero! Stockton Police Department Lodi Police Department

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