Alumni Association

It’s Just the Beginning….

Upon graduating from the Leadership Fresno program, you are automatically given a 50% discount on your membership in the Leadership Fresno Alumni Association for twelve months. The Leadership Fresno Alumni Association is a non-profit organization that:

Provides a forum for Leadership Fresno graduates to associate with class members and network with other class members.
Supports the stability and long-term growth of the Leadership Fresno program.
Provides an area for discussion of community interests and facilitates community involvement.
Provides scholarships to deserving class members to offset program tuition costs. Click here to learn more about the scholarship program.
The current dues for the Leadership Fresno Alumni Association are $50 annually and entitle members to the following additional benefits:

Access to private Fireside Chat programs held 2 times a year
Discount to the LFAA Annual Fresno State Tailgate
Discounts to Holiday parties and events
Private access to all graduates contact information & profiles
Support Scholarships for future Leadership Fresno Classes

Click here for information on Alumni Association Membership.


Andrea Kennedy – President
Andrea M. Kennedy & Associates
Class 28

DeDe Darnell – Immediate Past President  
Darden Architects
Class 28

Martin Suarez – President Elect
California Teaching Fellows Foundation
Class 32

Marisa Wheelock – President Elect, Elect 
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Central Valley
Class 32

Eddie Zamora – Secretary
Class 30

Kerri Horn – Treasurer
Central Valley Community Foundation
Class 24

Jackie Cross – Director
Refined Journeys
Class 24

Joan Minasian – Director 
Fresno Pacific University
Class 11

Elaine Steitz – Director
EcoWater Systems
Class 9

Sustaining Members

Barry Falke
American Red Cross
Class 26

Mike Jura, Jr.
Fig Garden Packing
Class 4

Nora Laikam
Water Conservation Supervisor City of Fresno
Class 3

Blair Sobba
Sobba Group
Class 19

Natalie Tomajan
Educational Employees Credit Union
Class 25