Alumni & Friends

The power of Ventura County Leadership Academy (VCLA) lies in YOU, our network of over 600 alumni and countless friends & supporters from across the county. You help make VCLA a powerful force for engagement in our community across the nonprofit, education, business, and public sectors.


Show your support of VCLA by becoming an Alumni & Friends member! Stay engaged with your fellow VCLA alumni & other community leaders throughout our community.  Join us in continuing to live our mission & purpose of connecting people and issues to strengthen our county.


Support VCLA with your donation of:


   $8.34 Monthly payment/12 months

   $100 Annual Membership

   $250 Three-year Membership

   $1,000 Lifetime Membership

   $2,500 Founding Member ($500 commitment for five          years)

Alumni & Friends Founding Members

Suzanne Chadwick

Michael Paule

Pattie Braga

Robert S Harrell

Professor de la M, Ret.

Connie Young

Steven Elson, Ph.D.

Alumni & Friends Members

Kevin Gillogly, Cohort XIV

Patti Blair, Cohort XXIV

James Forsythe, Cohort XXV

Crystal Stratton, Cohort XXV

Carrie Hughes, Cohort XX

Sharon Cromartie, Cohort XIX

Tara Carruth, Cohort XXIII

Josh Damigo, Cohort XXV

Kristin Ockert, Cohort XXIV

Drew West, Cohort XXV