John Caldera

"I love SF Pride and throughout the years I have served in a number of diverse leadership positions, including: a number of Safety teams, on the Board of Directors of SF Pride and for the past six years as coordinator with SF Pride and the San Francisco Veterans that help host and staff the SF Pride Parade Grandstands.
As a candidate for the Board of Directors, I can sum up my intension to serve with the following: 
Integrity through Transparency & Safety, Safety, Safety"

Non-Profit Board Membership Experience:

As a past Treasurer of San Francisco Pride in 1999, I have the experience and knowledge to hit the ground running with the intent of bringing transparency and accountability to SF Pride. 

Other LGBT Movement or Organizational Experience:

As an Officer of the Bob Basker Post of the American Legion for the past six years, I have dedicated my time and talent in the service of our San Francisco Veterans. 

I am the First Mr. International Bear, titled back in 1992.

I am a member of Mama’s Family.

Professional/Work Experience:

I am a San Francisco Commissioner, member of the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Commission with a 100% attendance record since joining the SFVAC.

Education or Training:

As a US Navy Hospital Corpsman and Honorably Discharged Veteran, I have an extensive history in healing and working with others.