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Current ALF Class

Class 11


Ceasar Johnson

Head Pastor

Christian Life Center Merced

Chassie Shafter

Director, Business Relationship Management

Delicato Family Wines

Ernesto Madrigal

Catholic Priest

Our Lady of Fatima

Frank Patalano

Regional Contract/Marketing Manager

SSA Pacific

Juanita Saffold

Chief of Staff and

Principal Technical Program Manager


Judy Jensen


Gianelli Nielsen, APLC

May Moua

Director, Student Programs

Merced County Office of Education

Marianne Shaw

Director Respiratory Services/

Emerging Mgmt Coordinator

Dignity Health - Mercy Medical Center, Merced

Kirstie Boyett

Executive Director

American Leadership Forum

Michael Gaffney

Public Affairs Representative

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Michelle Mendelson

Social Worker for Child Protective Services (CPS)

Human Services Agency -

San Joaquin County

Nick Leal

Director of Operations

Haggerty Construction

Orquídea Largo

Interim Associate Vice Chancellor

Center for Educational Partnerships,

UC Merced

Robert Liddicoat

Program Manager III

City of Stockton

Stephanie Dietz

City Manager

City of Merced

Theresa Kiehn

President and CEO


Yamilet Valladolid

Director of Government and Community Affairs

Golden Valley Health Centers