Working for California

Working for California

The Fresno State Alumni Association (FSAA) is proud to announce that 15 graduates from more than 200,000 alumni worldwide are represented in the Website "Working for California," an online project by the Office of Chancellor of the California State University.

"Each and every day, we’re amazed by the talents of our graduates are achieving in their fields of study," reports Jacquelyn K. Glasener, executive director, Fresno State Alumni Association. "Although a majority of our alumni choose to stay in the area, many have made their mark throughout California and onto the national and international stages."

Take a moment to meet a few of the 2.6 million remarkable California State University alumni who are making a difference in the lives of the people of California and the world. The alumni highlighted here provide leadership to every major industry in the state and attribute one common element to their success: getting an education at the California State University.

The following Fresno State graduates are included in WORKING FOR CALIFORNIA:

*Presented a Top Dog Alumni Award by the Fresno State Alumni Association.

Stephen Abas

Stephen Abas *

(2006, Kremen Education). US Olympian (Wrestling).
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Aguilar

Robert Aquilar

(1962, Education). Superintendent, Delano School District
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Anderson

Diane Anderson*

(1976, Chemistry). Founder, President and CEO, Agriculture and Priority Pollutants Laboratories (APPL), Inc.
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Laura Berg

Laura Berg *

(1998, Health and Human Services). Four-time US Olympian (Softball).
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Kris Curran

Kris Curran

(1996, Jordan CAST). Winemaker, D'Alfonso-Curran Wines.
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Diana Dooley

Diana Dooley

(1972, Jordan CAST). Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency.
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Goldsmith

Carole Goldsmith *

(1991, History; 2005, EdD). Vice-Chancellor, West Hills Community College District
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Jeannie Graves

Jeannine Graves

(1985, Health & Human Services). Coordinator, Sutter Medical Center
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Dr. Richard Houghten

Dr. Richard Houghten *

(1968, Science & Math). President, Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies.
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James Kardach

James Kardach *

(1984, Lyles Engineering). Senior Principal Engineer, Intel.
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Anthony Marquez

Anthony Marquez *

(1985, Arts & Humanities). Chief, Los Angeles Bureau, Associated Press.
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Dr. Diana Meehan

Dr. Diana Meehan *

(1965, Arts & Humanities). Co-founder, Archer School for Girls.
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Owen

Jan Lynn Owen

(1987, Economics). Commissioner of Corporations, Department of Corporations, State of California
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Rosendo Pena

Rosendo Peña

(1977, Political Science). Associate Justice, Fifth District Court of Appeal.
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Linda Penner

Linda Penner

(1978, Social Welfare). Chairman, Board of State and Community Corrections (State of California).
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Poole

Melissa Poole

(2001, Political Science). Legal Counsel, Roll Law Group/Paramount Agricultural Companies
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Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva

(1983, Journalism). Bestselling author.
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Gary Soto

Gary Soto

(1974, English). Author and Poet.
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Ashley Swearengin

Ashley Swearengin *

(1994, Craig Business; 1997, Craig Business). Mayor of the City of Fresno.
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David Tobin

David Tobin

(1999, Psychology). TV Producer & CEO, Audiojack.
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