Lead Pastor Mike Decker delves into the minds and actions of community influencers of Orange County, CA and beyond. Through his years of civic service, Mike has amassed a data base of positive producers that we can all learn from. Mike’s expertise and experience in Civic responsibilities leads to fun, energetic, and positive communities through action and reaction. Tune in, comment, and engage as we get a little dose of #PHP #PalmHarvestPositivity
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Kirk Bauermeister – Executive Director of Secondary Education at Newport Mesa Unified School District
Education and Baseball have a lot in common
Kirk Bauermeister sat down with Pastor Mike to talk how to practically love your city within the education arena. Kirk relates baseball to leadership skills. How did Kirk do when he answers Mike’s music and eduction Trivia questions?
Enjoy the ride as you listen to a brilliant mind unravel where his educational background comes from.
Brian Klock – President & Founder of Klock Werks
David vs Goliath
Alright trivia buffs: What do Arlen Ness, Donnie Smith, Click Baldwin, Willie G. Davidson, and Brian Klock have in common? Answer: They are ALL motorcycle legends. Brian Klock is the Founder and President of Klock Werks Kustom Cycles. As a child, suffering from severe asthma, little did he know that this “pain” would help shape him into the creative genius he is today.
In this episode, Brian talks about the heroes who believed in him; and how their positivity fueled his efforts to invent a motorcycle part that has revolutionized the V-Twin industry. In recent years, Jack Daniels, Indian Motorcycles and Klock Werks have teamed together to build limited edition bikes for various causes.
Ian Stevenson – Trellis Executive Director
Tackling a cities’ “Greatest Challenges” is not for the faint of heart. Homelessness is a complicated, growing concern for many communities. Investing in our children by helping them learn to read so that they can read to learn is a future defining priority. Churches partnering with local businesses and city teams is a delicate balance. And yet in Costa Mesa, CA this shared problem-solving approach is happening.
In this episode, Ian Stevenson talks about how he and his Trellis team are working collaboratively with local agencies to positively impact people’s lives.
Tom Hatch – Former Costa Mesa City Manager
An insiders perspective
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have the responsibility to manage the workings of a city that is home to businesses like South Coast Plaza, Vans, Hurley, Volcom, and the NFL Los Angeles Chargers? Tom Hatch talks about his experience as City Manager for the hip, eclectic, Southern California city: Costa Mesa. He shares his feelings about his former staff, how he left city hall, and what is next. He also unpacks his ideas about how a healthy democracy works.