2016 Honored Alumni Brandon Bond

Brandon Bond

Attended Cuesta: 1993-1995

Current administrative director of Stanford Health Care, and the Stanford Children’s Health, Office of Emergency Management, Brandon Bond is a Certified Business Continuity Professional and serves as the Safety Officer and Emergency Medical Technician on the U.S. Public Health Services, Bay Area Disaster Medical Assistance Team. He has an extensive history of responding to natural disasters, including the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and hurricanes Gustav, Ike, Katrina and Rita.

 2016 Honored Alumni John Alan Connerley

John Alan Connerley

Attended Cuesta: 1973-1980

Former U.S. diplomatic corps Foreign Service officer, legislative assistant to a U.S. Congressman, and Cuesta College instructor. Currently, John Connerley is a Central Coast small business owner specializing in music, entertainment and public relations.


2016 Honored Alumni Leonard Grant Leonard Grant

Attended Cuesta: 1983-1986

As the principal of RRM Design Group, Leonard Grant has over 20 years of experience as an architect in San Luis Obispo County. Grant is a member of the local and state chapters of the American Institute of Architects, the Home Builders Association, the Arroyo Grande Hospital Foundation and Habitat for Humanity. 


2016 Honored Alumni Dale Gomer

Dale Gomer

Attended Cuesta: 1966-1968

Current president of Paso Robles Waste & Recycling, longtime Central Coast resident and leader in environmental responsibility. Dale Gomer played football for Cuesta College, transferred to UCSB with a football scholarship, served as an Army Airborne Medic, and became general manager of the family business in 1984.