Levels of Membership

During the 2014-2015 fiscal year, the President’s Circle raised $311,000 in unrestricted funds.

President’s Circle Membership Levels and Benefits
July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

Luminary Level $15,000+

  • Insider tour of campus and lunch with Cabrillo President Laurel Jones
  • All benefits listed below

Benefactor Level $10,000+

  • Elegant dinner party and wine tasting presentation led by Culinary Program Chair and Wine Instructor, Sue Slater
  • All benefits listed below

Trustee Level $5,000+

  • Intimate round table luncheon with President Laurel Jones
  • All benefits listed below

Director Level $2,500+

  • Magnificent five-course Winemaker’s gourmet dinner created and served by Cabrillo culinary students, paired with an array of wines, at the historic Sesnon House
  • All benefits listed below

President’s Plus $1,500+

  • Spring Fling at the home of Erik and Judy Johnson
  • All benefits listed below

President Level $1,000+

  • President’s Holiday Party, December 4, 2015
  • President’s Circle Reception and tickets to Cabrillo Stage Summer Musical
  • Historical Tour led by Sandy Lydon
  • Recognition on the Sesnon House President’s Circle plaque
  • Recognition in the Cabrillo College Foundation Annual Report
  • Invitations to special Cabrillo College events
  • Cabrillo College parking pass  and Library card(upon request)
  • Cabrillo Horticulture Department plant pre-sale pass (upon request)


Due to IRS rules, gifts to the President’s Circle that are given through Donor Advised Funds are not eligible to receive benefits, as the donor has already received a full tax benefit at the time of funding.

Consider funding your President’s Circle gift with a direct gift to the Cabrillo Foundation of cash or stock or call the foundation at (831) 479-6338 if you would like additional information on making a donation.

If you would like more information on how to join the President’s Circle please contact Kate Staveland at 831.479.6597 or via email: Kate Staveland.