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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The Root of All Diversity

The Root of All Diversity

As 2015 reluctantly winds down to its final days, I find a highly-charged momentum continues on a topic that has become and will seemingly remain among the most important objectives of any organization and its leaders. Across the country, from companies to communities...
Leadership on the Links: Birdies & Bogies

Leadership on the Links: Birdies & Bogies

In Harvey Pennick’s Little Red Book:  Lessons and Teachings from a Lifetime in Golf, the author shares a story of a brief conversation with someone he met at his church.  The story goes like this: “A woman at church remarked to me, ‘Harvey, that game you play doesn’t...
The Politics of Leadership

The Politics of Leadership

One of the marvelous byproducts individuals acquire in their developmental process as a leader is the concurrent growth of the ability to navigate the politics and multiple interests in any number of environments. This isn’t to simply state that leaders become ‘more...
Playground Power

Playground Power

Very recently, I lead my four children (ages 9-14) on a brief excursion to the local park.  Just two blocks from our home, the park is one of the classic-styles we all know well:  Some eight to ten acres of open space that is adorned with trees, picnic tables, and a...
They Still Use Resumes?

They Still Use Resumes?

Recently, a member of our extended family described an initial informal meeting he’d had with a prominent firm in the finance industry about a key position that they were very interested to have him join them for.  Toward the end of the conversation, he was asked to...
Being Radical in a Leadership Role

Being Radical in a Leadership Role

Like many others, I have read and appreciated the insights of Steve Farber’s The Radical LEAP, and seen in many instances the various ways in which love, energy, audacity and power have been key ingredients in the advancing successes of our organizations.  And like...
You Say You Wanna Resolution…

You Say You Wanna Resolution…

As we all know, the arrival of the holidays typically prepares many of us for the equally reliable arrival of our desire to set a new goal for the coming year.  And while most goals are developed and set in place for us to pursue with timelines and timeframes borne...
The New Boss Is Here!

The New Boss Is Here!

The arrival of a new leader to any organization is an event with a variety of feelings, expectations and suppositions. “What’s he/she like?” “What’s he/she know about us?” “How will he/she be different than our previous leader?” “What will he/she change around here?”...
The Purpose of Opportunity

The Purpose of Opportunity

Many years ago, I received as a rather unique gift, a ball from major league baseball’s 1994 World Series—the series that was never played because of a labor dispute between players and team owners.  The regular season that year ended prematurely and no playoffs would...
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