April Men’s Club Speaker, Peter Gilli

Peter Gilli was raised in Fresno.  He attended  Cal Poly SLO and received a Bachelor’s Degree in City and Regional Planning.  Peter met his wife-to-be at  Cal Poly and moved from the Central Coast up to Bay Area with her, where she’s from.  They settled in...

March Men’s Club Speaker

The March Men’s Club will be a representative from CASA, Aaron Pankratz Aaron Pankratz joins the CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocate) team this year, bringing with him a passion for serving vulnerable populations.  In his career, he is most proud of the people...

February Men’s Club Speaker

February Men’s Club Speaker Bryn Nelson Smith (born August 11, 1955 in Marietta, Georgia, U.S.) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1981-1993. Smith made his Major League debut with Montreal. He had a pair of 5-game...

January Men’s Club Speaker

January 12th our speaker is Roger Hall, professor of history at Allan Hancock College, speaking about World War I, and its impact on Santa Maria and the world.  He has some great vintage photos on a PowerPoint presentation.
August 2015: Doug Dougherty

August 2015: Doug Dougherty

Doug Dougherty is the Executive Director for OASIS, Inc.-Senior Citizen Advocacy Nonprofit Center.  Doug holds a degree in Anthropology from UCLA and a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.  He has worked in culturally challenging areas as...
July 2015:  Dave Cross

July 2015: Dave Cross

Dave Cross is the Economic Development Director at the Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce. In that position, he works to attract new companies, as well as support and promote existing businesses to create an environment of economic sustainability and development....