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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They’re Playing Our Song

They’re Playing Our Song

During this current political campaign season, and some others in recent years, we’ve seen several recording artists who have balked at the use of a particular song they have recorded when is has been used at a political rally.  As recently as this summer, for...
What is Art?

What is Art?

In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile, Julia Roberts plays Katherine Ann Watson, a new faculty member at Wellesley College, teaching a course on the ‘History of Art’.  Sensing a significant energy and tension among the students, Watson arrives one day to present a specific...
You Say Potato, I Say…Leadership

You Say Potato, I Say…Leadership

A few months ago, several members of my family attended our local theater to see, The Martian.  While we were thoroughly entertained by the variety of dilemmas, science, humor and suspense, there was a subtle nudge I took from the film that I used for a new way to...
Suspending Assumptions in Communications

Suspending Assumptions in Communications

While walking on the beaches of Oceanside, California a couple of weeks ago, my family and I ventured onto the pier to take in the sights and sounds along that boardwalk. As we did, we came upon a family as it prepared to take a picture.  A familiar scene, the father...
Of Leaders and Teams

Of Leaders and Teams

In the first of this two-part series, we used illustrations of bridges as we looked at the power of external forces and the active perspective leaders employ to swiftly assess, understand and respond to challenges facing their organizations. We’ve already seen that...
Of Bridges and Connections

Of Bridges and Connections

Life can often be described as a set of imperfect parts that occasionally come together in a perfect opportunity.  In many cases, those opportunities are natural, uninfluenced and easily acted upon for all involved as a way to bring together two or more otherwise...
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