Chula Vista Genealogical Society Meeting on Wednesday, 15 December Features Michael Brunker

Wednesday, 15 December 2021, 12 midday

CVGS Basic Assembly (in a Zoom Video Convention)

Michael Brunkeron How A Easy DNA Equipment Modified My Life

For many of his life, 70-year-old Michael Brunker had been improper about his ethnicity. It wasn’t till he took a DNA check that he was ready to hook up with household on his organic father’s aspect. Go to and for extra.

Michael served because the Government Director of San Diego’s “inner-city” Jackie Robinson Household YMCA for twenty-two years. Whereas on the JRYMCA, positioned in San Diego County’s most crucial group, Michael elevated the department employees from 8 to over 90, the Board of Managers from 12 to 35, and the finances from $450,000 to over $4.2 million by FY2018. The 2010 Positioning for the Future strategic plan included a $34M Secure At Residence Capital Marketing campaign that completely rebuilt the ability in it is unique location. On July 1, 2019, Michael accepted a brand new place throughout the group that led countywide partnership efforts from the Y’s native company headquarters workplace.

On January 4, 2021, Michael retired from the YMCA to reFIRE as the primary Chief Government Officer at The Third Choice Metropolis. Then, on August 2, 2021, Michael transferred CEO tasks to Third Choice Founder Miles McPherson, to turn into Chief Mission Development Officer – a brand new place that helped lead Third Choice Metropolis Technique of uniting the nation one metropolis at a time by growing loving relationships honoring similarities and celebrating uniqueness by offering a journey of self discovery and by forming truth-telling partnerships till September 28, 2021.

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, he graduated from the College of Detroit with a level in Political Science earlier than embarking on a 13 12 months basketball teaching profession with stints at his alma mater and the NBA Detroit Pistons. After working 6 years with ESPN’s Dick Vitale in Detroit, he joined Smokey Gaines at San Diego State in 1980.

Register on the CVGS web site for this assembly (, and search for the e-mail with the Zoom assembly hyperlink on about Monday, 13 December.

Attendance is free however solely 100 Zoom seats can be found, so please register quickly.

This program can be held on-line utilizing the Zoom video conferencing platform for Conferences. A Zoom assembly invitation can be despatched by way of electronic mail to CVGS members on 13 December. Please be aware that the assembly begins at 12 midday Pacific Commonplace Time (3 p.m. Jap time, 2 p.m. Central time, 1 p.m. Mountain time). The Zoom Assembly room can be open by 11:45 a.m. for visiting and serving to attendees join.

This invitation is out there to non-members by registering at In case you register earlier than Tuesday morning, you’ll obtain an electronic mail on Tuesday with the hyperlink to JOIN. Attendance is proscribed to 100 attendees. Contact when you have issues or register too late for the e-mail.

NOTE: The Chula Vista Genealogical Society gives an electronic mail membership of $10 per 12 months for distant members (exterior of San Diego County, California). In addition to the month-to-month Basic Assembly with a program on final Wednesdays, there’s a month-to-month Analysis Group assembly on second Wednesdays and a DNA Curiosity Group assembly on the third Wednesdays, plus a month-to-month 10-page electronic mail publication chock stuffed with program bulletins, analysis ideas and program critiques.


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