Club Member Highlight: Jess Durfee

Jess Durfee has been engaged in Democratic Party politics and LGBT activism for over 30 years, the past 22 of those in San Diego. Jess currently serves as the Chair of the Western Region Caucus of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). He was elected to the Democratic National Committee in …

Club Member Highlight: Jamie Quient

Recently, Jamie was featured in a high-profile San Diego Union-Tribune article regarding her extensive work helping victims of human trafficking. Jamie founded the nonprofit Free to Thrive which helps provide free legal service to victims and survivors of human trafficking. She was a civil litigation attorney at Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves …

Club Member Highlight: Bob Leyh

Born and raised in upstate New York (Rochester), Bob graduated from St. John Fisher college with a BA in History. Roosevelt Roads Naval Station, Puerto Rico, the USS SIMON LAKE (AS 33) home-ported in La Maddalena, Italy and Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado are where Bob served as a …

Club Member Highlight: John Lockhart

John Lockhart John Lockhart joined the United States Navy in January of 1951, and has been a San Diego resident for over 45 years. Duty stations included the U.S. Naval Station in Guam, with service in the Pacific, Japan, and Korea. After being honorably discharged in 1954, John worked for …

Club Member Highlight: Mike Thaller

Mike Thaller Michael Thaller grew up in a very political family. He worked on his uncle’s campaign for City Council when he was 15 years old and has been an active Democrat ever since. He moved to San Diego in the late 1970s to teach Television and Film Production at San Diego …