About Stan Skipworth

Stan Skipworth is the Assistant Vice President of Safety at the Claremont Colleges, which include: Harvey Mudd College, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Scripps College, Claremont Graduate University and the Keck Graduate Institute. Stan also serves as a public policy/public safety consultant and legislative advisor for state and national campus law enforcement professional organizations. Stan was selected among Security Magazine's "Most Influential People in Security" in 2017, and was named Campus Safety Magazine's "Director of the Year" in 2016. A Past President of the California Association of Councils of Governments, Stan is a former Mayor of the City of Corona (CA) and was a member of its City Council from 2006-2014; and is Police Chief Emeritus of California State University, Long Beach. Stan enjoys traveling throughout the United States, reading–particularly on the subject of philosophy–and music. Stan and his wife of 29 years, Michell, have eight children, ages 11-25. For their continued support of young people in the Southern California region, Stan and Michell have been honored with the Angels in Adoption Award presented by the United States Congress; have received the YMCA’s Victor Award; and have been recognized by several local organizations.

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50 Ways to Love Your Leader

50 Ways to Love Your Leader

Many of us will remember a catchy tune by Paul Simon from the 1970’s called, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover. As I listened to it in my car yesterday during my commute, I found myself actively thinking about trying to follow along with the song as I pondered some strong themes in how we can support those who lead us.

Are Trading Posts the Future of Local Government?

Are Trading Posts the Future of Local Government?

It is an all-too-familiar fact that professional athletes can and do become part of trades between teams seeking to improve. Typically focusing upon acquiring someone who offers a set of skills that will enhance the current team, these trades also can be seen also offer the opportunity to help on organization.

Taking Our Generosity Beyond Ourselves

Taking Our Generosity Beyond Ourselves

Earlier this fall, my wife and I attended a wonderful evening dinner theater, in which the themed evening was “A Tribute to Frank Sinatra”. During the course of the show, we were entertained to no fewer than 50 of the great melodies made classics by Ol’ Blue Eyes. Prior to the show, we settled in for a magnificent dinner, and during that time, our host came out to greet the audience. After announcing some memorable anniversaries and special occasions among those in attendance, the host offered a wonderful short story about Sinatra.

Making Better Margins

Making Better Margins

Many years ago, I enjoyed an all-too-brief read of Max De Pree’s, Leadership is an Art. In that book, De Pree encourages readers to ‘make the book your own’ by interacting with it, including the active writing along the pages’ edge with responses to key and significant concepts an author proposes or illustrates.

Getting the Team to Pull for You 

Getting the Team to Pull for You 

There is immeasurable value in the knowledge and experience that allows us to be adaptable, versatile, and capable of continuing to serve.  But a greater value may be found in helping those among us find new strategies and opportunities to succeed. 

A Very Special Flock

A Very Special Flock

Many years ago, my wife and I moved into a new community.  On the very day we were unloading our household items our new neighbors came over to introduce themselves.  Our visitors included a wonderful family, Scott and Mary and their children, just two houses...
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