Stan Lewis moved to San Diego in 1979 and has a long and diverse history of public service. Lewis served as a Trustee of the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts, and is a former co-chair of the San Diego Pride board of directors. Lewis also previously served as vice president of the San Diego Democratic Club, president of Dignity/San Diego and as a member of the Gay and Lesbian Advisory Board to the San Diego Chief of Police. He was previously Chief of Staff to former San Diego City Councilmember Valerie Stallings and a consultant to the City of San Diego Public Facility and Recreation Committee and is the former Director of HIV/AIDS Services for one of San Diego’s largest non-profit organizations. Stan has served on the Board of Trustees since 2012.

Mr. Lewis completed his BA in Accounting and Economics from Howard University in Washington DC and received his MBA in International Business from Bernard Baruch College, City University of New York. A long time community activist, Mr. Lewis is also a former appointee of the Governor of California to the California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Mr. Lewis is the father of two grown daughters and lives in the Encanto neighborhood with his spouse.