Dr. David Hall was a long time and founding member of the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance. Born in Coffeyville, Kansas and graduated from the University of Kansas in 1966. He obtained his doctorate in political science from Stanford University. David entered the Air Force and, during the Vietnam years, taught at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After his years in the service he taught at Brown University and at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. In the early 90’s he changed life direction moving to Los Angeles and joining Hitchcock Automotive Resources.
Dr. Hall has received numerous honors for his civic and community service, including the Mt. SAC Honors Program Runnebohm Award (2010), the Youth Science Center’s Community Partner Award (2007), the San Gabriel Valley YWCA’s Community Commitment Award (2000), the Puente Hills Area Chamber of Commerce’s Silver Service Award (1998), and the American Heart Association’s Exceptional Service Award (1993).
Dr. David Hall
1945 - 2018
Raul Romero worked as a Union Representative/Organizer for more than twenty-five years for four different unions, and served in the U.S. Army First Infantry Division in Vietnam from 1967-1968.
He was also active in many civic organizations throughout the San Gabriel Valley and California such as the San Gabriel Valley Civic Alliance, Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO, California Congress of Seniors, American Association of Retired People, California Alliance of Retired Americans, Nosotros and Hispanics American for Fairness in the Media.
1946 - 2020