The Crafton Hills College Alumni Association serves to preserve and promote the relationships between CHC and our alumni. To build a bridge between the college and the community.
Through its various services and programs, the Association represents alumni, the College, and the Foundation in the quest to Enhance Educational Excellence.


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Feature Story # 8 - Stephen Rush

The 2014 Outstanding Alumni Recipient is...

Chief Michael Smith

Michael began his current career path at RCC where he completed an Emergency Medical Technician course.  After gaining the necessary experience as an EMT, he came to Crafton Hills College where he completed the Paramedic Program.  He completed his bachelor’s degree in biology at the University of Redlands and holds a M.S. degree in both Public Administration and Fire Service Leadership.  He has held leadership positions throughout his career both in the public and private sectors of fire and emergency services.  He is currently the chief of the San Manuel Fire Department.  Mike has been active in many professional organizations and on several local, regional and state committees.  He served as President for the San Bernardino County Fire Chiefs Association in 2005.  He is a member of the San Bernardino County Emergency Medical Care Committee by appointment of the County Board of Supervisors. He has volunteered for Boy Scouts as a den leader, on the Girl Scouts of San   Gorgonio Council, Board of Directors, is active in church ministries, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Inland Empire Burn Institute for San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. The list is long and varied when one looks at his commitment to his career, his education and his community.

Join the Alumni Association to

  • learn about our special activities and events
  • connect with old friends and meet new
  • perform community service or volunteer on campus
  • be invited to celebrate our new buildings & programs at CHC

We look forward to hearing from you.

Alumni Relations, LADM 300C
Crafton Hills College
11711 Sand Canyon Road
Yucaipa, CA 92399