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2008: Heroes, Pioneers & Trailblazers
Ben Dillingham III
Delores Jacobs
Cleve Jones
Christine Kehoe
Klein & Reise
Stanley Lewis
Robert Lynn
Doug Moore
Teresa Oyos
Steve Padilla
Regina Reinhardt
Matt Stephens
Kevin Tilden
Ted Weathers
Bridget Wilson
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Stanley “Stan” Lewis
Activist

A longtime community activist, Stanley Lewis is active in the political and health care communities. He is a former gubernatorial appointee to the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He currently serves as a trustee of the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts and as an outside member of the program committee of the Alliance Healthcare Foundation. Lewis is a former co-chair of San Diego Pride, former vice president of the San Diego Democratic Club, former president of Dignity/San Diego, and a member of the Gay and Lesbian Advisory Board to the San Diego Chief of Police.

Lewis has a decorated political and social service career, having served as chief of staff to former San Diego City Councilmember Valerie Stallings during her first term and as consultant to the Public Facility and Recreation Committee (now PS&NS). He has also served as director of HIV/AIDS Services for a federally-funded program that provides care to San Diegans living with HIV/AIDS. More recently he served as governmental affairs representative for the largest city employees’ union.

Lewis completed his bachelor’s degree in accounting and economics from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and received his master’s degree in international business from Bernard Baruch College, City University of New York. He currently resides in Encanto with his spouse, Mossie.