Wayne “Skip” Hanson ’59 is a pioneer in California’s Community Association industry and one of the authors of the Davis-Sterling Act, the body of California Civil Code statutes which govern common interest developments. For 16 years he has served as the Vice-Chair of the Professional Standards Committee of the California Association of Community Managers, and he is the principle author of the organization's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Hanson has held local, state and national positions in the Community Association Institute, a national organization dedicated to best practices in community association management, governance and law. He was a Commander in the United States Navy where he served in active duty for seven years and 22 years in the Naval Reserves.
In 2006, Hanson joined The Webb Schools’ Board of Trustees.
Sponsored by the Robert ’53 and MeiLi Hefner Foundation and offered here at Webb to two current students, The Hefner Initiative aims to foster a close and positive relationship between the people of China and the US. This extraordinary 12-day summer program includes travel this year to Beijing and Suzhou—allowing for living/learning opportunities with host students and families.
Shyam Arya '18 and Ellie Canty '18 have been accepted to present a poster at the National American Chemical Society conference in New Orleans in March 2019--an extremely rare honor for high school students.