We are honored to have been joined by the following special guest speakers at our monthly meetings:

Congressman Alan Lowenthal

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia

Councilwoman Suzie Price

Doug Otto

Mike Duree, Long Beach Fire Department Chief

Mike Duree, Long Beach Fire Department Chief

Colleen Bentley, Director, Long Beach Transit

Colleen Bentley, Director, Long Beach Transit

LBPD Chief Robert Luna

LBPD Chief Robert Luna

Harry Salzgaver, Gazette Newspapers Executive Editor

Dede Rossi

Bill Lorbeer

Bill Lorbeer

Alison Spindler, Long Beach City Planner

Alison Spindler, Long Beach City Planner

Larry Rich, Long Beach Sustainability Coordinator

Larry Rich, Long Beach Sustainability Coordinator

John Keisler, Director, Long Beach Economic and Property Development   Click here for presentation

John Keisler, Director, Long Beach Economic and Property Development

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Matthew Faulkner, Executive Director, Community Hospital LB Foundation

Matthew Faulkner, Executive Director, Community Hospital LB Foundation

LBPD Commander Elizabeth Griffin

LBPD Commander Elizabeth Griffin

LBCC Board of Trustees

LBCC Board of Trustees

Teresa Chandler, LB Community Services Bureau Manager

Jeffrey Cozart, Belmont Athletic Club

Alex Cherin, Port of Long Beach Senior Executive

Stan Poe, Long Beach Historian

Jack Rosenberg, Public Liaison

Mike Murchison, Murchison Consulting

Jack Cunningham, Chief of Staff to Councilwoman Suzie Price

Former Mayor Beverly O’Neill

Former Mayor Beverly O’Neill

Brian Ulaszewski, Executive Director City Fabrick   Link to presentation

Brian Ulaszewski, Executive Director City Fabrick

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Captain Charles Moore, Founder of Algalita Marine Research and Education

Captain Charles Moore, Founder of Algalita Marine Research and Education

Laura Doud, City Auditor

LBPD Commander Erik Herzog

LBPD Commander Erik Herzog

Oscar Wei, California Association of Realtors Senior Economist

Oscar Wei, California Association of Realtors Senior Economist

Pat West, Long Beach City Manager

Shannon Parker, Homeless Services Officer

Jody Wynn, CSULB Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Ted Stevens, Long Beach Animal Care Services Manager

Raymond Lin, Seaport Hotel property owner

Justin Rudd, Community Action Team Founder

Jake Heflin, LB Firefighter/Paramedic, Public Information Officer, and CERT Program Manager

Eric Zahn, Founder, Tidal Influence

Henk Conn, Teacher and Former Social Worker

City Prosecutor Doug Haubert

City Prosecutor Doug Haubert

Frank Colonna

Frank Colonna

Tracy Colunga, Long Beach Office of Civic Innovation Director   Link to presentation

Tracy Colunga, Long Beach Office of Civic Innovation Director

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Patrick O’Dowd, LBPD East Division Commander

Patrick O’Dowd, LBPD East Division Commander

Tom Modica, Assistant City Manager

Tom Modica, Assistant City Manager

Jerry Schubel, President and CEO, Aquarium of the Pacific

Jerry Schubel, President and CEO, Aquarium of the Pacific

Michael Beckman, Deputy Chief of Police LBPD

Michael Beckman, Deputy Chief of Police LBPD

Johnny Dodson III, LBPD Patrol Resource Officer

Lieutenant Michael Pennino, LBPD Narcotics Division

Jean Paul Wardy, CenterCal Properties

Charles Perkin, Long Beach City Attorney

Elizabeth Lambe, Executive Director, Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust

Fred Sutton, Vice President Public Affairs, California Apartment Association