Michael Gallo provides leadership to the commercial, civil, and military space community as a founding member and past chairman of the California Space Education and Workforce Institute, the California Space Authority and as section chairman of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a past chairman and current board member of the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County. Michael serves as advisory board chairman of the Lewis Center for Educational Research, a k-12 charter school.
He founded Technical Employment Training, Inc., a non-profit established as a partnership between education and industry, to prepare a skilled and highly-qualified workforce for the manufacturing sector and place students into careers.
As the past chairman of the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board, board member of several California State University initiatives and regional education collaboratives, he is focused on the implementation of key strategic education, workforce, and economic development objectives to enable our region to compete within targeted high-growth industry clusters and provide technology sectors with qualified workers.
Time for Change Foundation’s Annual Awards Luncheon will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Orange Show Events Center, located at 690 S. Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92408. “Celebrating Life’s Precious Jewels” is this year’s theme. The event will celebrate the life successes of Time for Change Foundation while awarding the members of the community who contribute to the success of those in need.
Other awardees at this year’s event include: Dan and Melissa Carlone for the Community Champion Award; Penny Lilburn for the Community Pioneer Award; the Safety Employees’ Benefit Association for the Ramos Family Spirit of Compassion Award; Brenda Dowdy and Vicki Lee-Nichols for the Community Service Award; and Ron Cochran for the Public Safety Award.
The mission of Time for Change Foundation is to empower disenfranchised low income individuals and families by building leadership through evidenced-based programs and housing to create self-sufficiency and thriving communities. Event sponsorship opportunities and seats are available. Please call (909) 886-2994 or visit www.timeforchangefoundation.org for more information or to make a donation.