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Journey to Leadership Awards
The 2022 Journey to Leadership Awards luncheon was a huge success! Thank you to all of our sponsors listed below, for supporting this annual event. You made it possible to honor our six deserving honorees.
Save the Date! We've scheduled our next JTL event for 2023 and nominations are being accepted until December 31, 2022.
The Ventura County Leadership Academy Journey to Leadership Awards luncheon is the premier Ventura County event, recognizing leaders in the business, education, non-profit, and public sectors who have made an exceptional impact in our community.
to our 2022 Journey to Leadership Awards honorees:
Business Leader of the Year – Maria Ventura (VCLA Cohort XXI), Senior Public Affairs Manager, Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas)
Educational Leader of the Year – Dr. Gerhard Apfelthaler, Dean, School of Management, California Lutheran University
Non-Profit Leader of the Year – Jack Hinojosa, Chief Executive Officer, Child Development Resources of Ventura County, Incorporated
Public Sector Leader of the Year – Sheriff Bill Ayub (VCLA Cohort XXIII), Ventura County Sheriff’s Office
Alumna of the Year – Carrie Hughes (VCLA Cohort XX), Chief Development Officer, Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families
Founder's Award – Dr. Tiffany Morse (VCLA Cohort XVII), Superintendent, Ojai Unified School District
Sponsor the Journey to Leadership Awards Luncheon
Sponsors of this event gain visibility and increased brand awareness through logo and material presence during the event, in media outreach and supporting materials.
Place a congratulatory ad for one or more of our honorees
Place a 1/4- page congratulatory ad in our full color program. The deadline for ad commitments is April 1, 2022, so submit your ad today!
Purchase your ticket to the Journey to Leadership Awards Luncheon
Join us as we come together on Thursday, April 21st at the Serra Center in Camarillo to celebrate these local leaders at our annual awards luncheon.
Thank you to our sponsors
Since July of 2002, VCLA has been celebrating the those who are living our mission of strengthening our county. These leaders from the business, education, nonprofit, and public sectors represent the best of Ventura County.
This event helps raise funds to support the many experiences each Cohort participates in each month, and for that we thank our many event sponsors.
Bill & Elise
Mid Valley Properties