Hanley Chan is a native San Franciscan who attended City College of San Francisco where he received his Associate degree in Administration of Justice and Health Care Technology. Hanley received his Homeland Security Specialist certificate from Louisiana State University and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Humanities from New College of California.
He is a disabled veteran who served his country in the military as a Naval Aviation Ordnancemen in 1999, the California National Guard as a 19k Armor Crewman in 2003, Petty Officer in the California State Military Reserves Maritime Unit, currently a 1st Lieutenant in the US Air Force Auxiliary and a Specialist for the California State Guard in the Oakland Military Institute.
He worked as a patrol special police officer for the San Francisco Patrol Special Police department, Police Officer instructor for Department of Defense, EMT for American Medical Response, and currently an Athletic Inspector/Judge for the California State Athletic Commission. In addition, he has worked for the US Department of Labor Jobcorps as a Homeland Security/Office Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant substitute teacher helping young adults obtain an education and pursue a career.
Hanley is an elected District Director for the largest private investigation association in California called CALI, a life member of International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, a life member for the International Police Association, a life member of American Legion, a life member of Disabled American Veteran, a life member of the California Civil Grand Jury Association, a member of North American Police Working Dog Association, a member of NCRIC, a member of FBI InfraGard, a member of the Lions Club and a member of the Rotary Club.
He is an appointed San Francisco Veterans Affairs Commissioner by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and to the California District Appeals Board for US Selective Service System by the President of the United States. Hanley Chan’s heroism earned him the highest lifesaving honor signed by the president of the United States from Red Cross for saving an elderly woman on an inflight emergency in 2014. Hanley has received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award in 2022. He also earned honor award from the American Police Hall of Fame in 2005, an award from the University of Houston, and an appreciation award for Community Policing from Italy, Rome in 2004, as well as many resolution and proclamation for his hard work and dedication to community service and public safety.
Congratulations on the Presidential Volunteer Service Lifetime Achievement Award. Thank you Hanley for making an impact on our community.
Brandon Do is currently a High School Sophomore at Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon. He is interested in sports, music and loves learning new things. He is part of the baseball team and plays the violin. Volunteering since he was 10 years old, Brandon has integrated his love of music by performing at retirement communities. Most Saturdays, he and his mother work at the church to help those in need. His passion, curiosity and genuine heart allows him to not only focus on his studies as a high school student but help others and bring joy to their faces.
Just in 2022 Brandon volunteered at St. Michael Catholic Parish packing groceries, setting up the pantry for food distribution, and post distribution cleanup. He helped Cardz for Kidz by creating handmade cars with uplifting messages for distribution to hospitals, foster homes, schools, senior centers, and veteran facilities. He also helped with Challenger Games Buddies which assists special needs athletes. He setup the booth and manned the booth for the Livermore Area Rec & Park District Fundraiser. And helped Make-a-Wish, Livermore Jr. Football League, Special Olympics of Northern California, provided pizza and drinks to local fire stations, and is part of TYME from Dougherty High School Group where he performs for senior home communities in the Tri-Valley region in California. Here, he's pictured with his mom. Congratulations on the Gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award - on a job well done and supporting our community with your volunteer work.