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Women Who Inspire Us - Lunch Mixer + Panel

  • San Antonio Winery 737 Lamar Street Los Angeles, CA, 90031 United States (map)

Join us for an exceptional event of networking, learning, and culinary adventure! 



Listen as these inspirational panelists share stories and insights regarding their career:

LaFonda Sutton-Burke

Port Director, Los Angeles/Long Beach Port

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Chief Lisa G. Rosales

Chief of Police, City of Glendora Police Department


Yoli McGlinchy

Emergency Services Manager, City of Santa Barbara


Patricia Frohock Hanes, PhD, MSN

Professor, School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University



Thursday, May 3, 2018

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



Maddalena Restaurant at San Antonio Winery

The Heritage Cellar

737 Lamar St, Los Angeles, CA 90031

Parking is available off of Lamar Street





As the Port Director of Los Angeles/Long Beach Port, LaFonda Sutton-Burke oversees the largest seaport complex operation in the United States and the 10th largest in the world. She is responsible for managing all operational and administrative aspects of port security and trade facilitation. Prior to her current assignment from 2012 to 2016, Mrs. Sutton-Burke served as the Director of the NII Division within the Office of Field Operations located at CBP Headquarters. In this role, she oversaw a $4.6 billion portfolio of all NII technology lifecycle functions consisting of over 40,000 pieces of X-ray and imaging equipment that provides critical interdiction and detection capabilities to over 320 ports of entry and 52,000 CBP officers and agents.  Mrs. Sutton-Burke joined the U.S. Customs Service as a U.S. Customs Inspector in El Paso, Texas, in 1993 and served in various roles within the organization and CBP after its creation.  Mrs. Sutton-Burke received a Bachelor of Science degree in General Education from the University of Central Oklahoma, a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University, and is a graduate of CBP’s Leadership Institute Class #1603, University of Maryland’s, Robert H. Smith’s School of Business.

Chief Lisa Rosales serves as Chief of Police for the City of Glendora. Rosales is the first female police chief in Glendora history. Originally a teacher, she traded her classroom for a squad car when two close friends were murdered by the Hillside Strangler in 1977.  Pasadena’s department sponsored her training, and she served there for 27 years until becoming Chief of Police at the City of San Pablo in Northern California.  She holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of San Diego and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of La Verne.

Yolanda McGlinchey has been the Emergency Services Manager for the City of Santa Barbara since 2006. Born and raised in Santa Barbara County, Yolanda has been working in the area of emergency services since 1991. Yolanda has been involved in twelve (12) Emergency Operation Center Activations since 1995. Yolanda has also conducted several exercises, including a Full Scale Exercise in the City of Santa Barbara in 2007 that included over 900 residents, 21 agencies and 53 Emergency Operation Center Staff. Yolanda is responsible for the City’s Emergency Operations Plan, Local Hazard Mitigation Plan and many others. She is also certified to conduct exercises in accordance with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) and certified by the State of California as an outreach Train-the-Trainer. 

Patricia “Trish” Hanes, PhD, has been with APU’s School of Nursing since 1992. She has been a registered nurse since 1974 and has clinical expertise in critical care and emergency nursing, with additional experience in triage and prehospital care. She has an interest in disaster health and emergency management, nursing history, face-to-face and online curriculum development, program planning, and mentoring. As a longtime lead teacher of the writing intensive course in the major, she is committed to fostering better student writing and research. Hanes has developed the programs and curricula for nursing education, and courses for disaster nursing and disaster health/emergency preparedness. She frequently teaches community courses related to disasters and participates in disaster drills with students.  Hanes is a past moderator of the APU Faculty Senate, and was president of the California League for Nursing, an ambassador for the National League for Nursing, and vice president of the Independent California College and University Faculty Association. She currently sits on the board of a local hospital system.