Cuesta to honor distinguished alumni

acornejo@thetribunenews.comApril 3, 2013 

Cuesta College will celebrate its 2013 Honored Alumni this month at a reception and panel discussion. This year’s honorees are: George Galvan of Atascadero, Jason Snell of Nicasio and Abdulla Saeed Al Thani of Dubai.

Galvan attended Cuesta College from 1973-77 after 24 years in the Marine Corps. He retired from law enforcement in 1996 and has served on the Atascadero Unified School District Board since 1999.

Snell graduated from Cuesta College in 1992 and has worked for Lucasfilm Ltd., a film and television production company, for 17 years.

Al Thani earned his associate degree from Cuesta College in 1980. He is chairman of the Thani Group, a diversified business conglomerate.

Galvan and Snell will be part of a panel discussion that will include massage therapist Sue Torrey, Farm Supply Company President Jim Brabeck and retired Atascadero Unified administrator Rolfe Nelson.

The event will be from 12 to 1:30 p.m. April 17 in the Associated Students Auditorium, Room 5401, on the San Luis Obispo campus.

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