DENISE AUSTIN – In her 25 years of work to promote health and fitness, San Pedro native Denise Austin has sold nearly 20 million exercise videos and DVDs. In addition, Austin has written nine books on fitness and is now entering her 20th season on television. “Denise Austin’s Daily Workout” is the longest running fitness show on the air. A gymnast from the age of 12, Austin earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Arizona and graduated in 1979 with a degree in exercise physiology. President Bush appointed Austin a member of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

DAN GUERRERO – The current Director of Athletics for UCLA (2002), Dan Guerrero is also the current president of the Division I Athletic Directors Association. He also played baseball for UCLA in the early 1970s. In Guerrero’s eight years as athletic director, UCLA teams have won 20 NCAA team titles (the highest total in the nation in that span) in 11 different sports, finished second 16 times and have had an additional 28 Top Five finishes (64 total). UCLA stands as the No. 1 University in the nation for NCAA team championships (106) won, a number that continues to grow under his direction. A staggering 152 teams (of 184 possible) have qualified for NCAA post-season competition and the football team has appeared in seven bowl games.