Contributions of CSUSB Alumni, Administrators Recognized at SB State of the City Address


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– As part of the annual State of the City address, San Bernardino Mayor R. Carey Davis recalled the city’s past and those who have contributed to it. And among those who Davis referred to as pioneers were several people who have ties to Cal State San Bernardino.

University President Tomás D. Morales was listed with the city’s Pioneer Men, and university police Chief Nina Jamsen was included with the city’s Pioneer Women.

Davis, himself a CSUSB alumnus (MBA, 1997), included fellow alumni on his pioneer lists. They included:

Margaret Hill
MA educational administration 1980
Member, San Bernardino City Unified School District Board of Education

Virginia Marquez
BA sociology 1979
San Bernardino City Council Member, First Ward

Diana Rodriguez
BA marketing 1990, MBA 1994, MA educational counseling 2000
President, San Bernardino Valley College

James C. Ramos, Jr.
BS accounting 2002
San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, Third District

Dale Marsden
BA liberal studies 1992, MA educational administration 1998
Superintendent, San Bernardino City Unified School District

Mike Burrows
BA English 1997
Executive Director, San Bernardino International Airport Authority and Inland Valley Development Agency

Also recognized were:

Ernie Garcia
Professor and Dean Emeritus, College of Education

Garner Holt
Founder and President, Garner Holt Productions
Recipient, CSUSB Spirit of the Entrepreneur Award
Sponsor, CSUSB Garner Holt Student Fast Pitch Competition

Jack H. Brown
The late Chairman and CEO of Stater Bros Markets
Namesake of the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration

Davis presented Holt with a key to the city during the event, held on April 28 at the San Bernardino International Airport.

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