Board of Directors

President Randall Reed, Reed Brothers Security, Oakland
Randy Reed is co-owner of Reed Brothers with his partners Ron Reed and Mike Salk. He has been a locksmith for 47 years.

Randy says "the CLA provides a forum for California locksmiths. With strength in numbers we gain recognition from the State of California, which regulates us. That allows us to contribute to the process of regulating our industry and insuring consumer protection. The CLA also provides us an opportunity to share industry knowledge and thus help educate our members. By having a large and credible organization we are able to work with the manufacturers and other industry groups to keep our members informed of changes in our industry in technology, labor issues, marketing, and legal issues."

Randy describes himself as a workaholic family man with two children in college. He enjoys home remodeling, running, biking, backpacking in the Sierras, skiing, gardening, movies, arresting unlicensed locksmiths, restaurants and good food.

Vice President Glenn Younger, Grah Safe and Lock, San Diego
Glenn Younger has been in the security and access control field since 1970. He began his career at his family owned lock and safe company in Ft. Collins, Colorado, LockSafe Systems. Glenn served as managing director at Clark Security Products in the 1980s and was a member of the Senior Management Team when the company became the American leader in their class of business. After 20 years with Clark, Glenn purchased Grah Safe and Lock. The company dates from 1914 and remains a vital member of the San Diego business community.

Glenn is on a State Fire Marshalls advisory board, the Contractors State License Board C-28 test rewrite committee, the Hillcrest Business Association, the ALOA Legislative Action Committee, San Diego Rotary, and the Better Business Bureau.

Glenn is a Certified Master Locksmith (CML) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP). He serves as a board member and is currently the legislative chair of the San Diego ASIS.

When not working hard to help San Diegans be safe, secure and successful, Glenn spends time with his wife on their horse ranch near Ramona.

Vice President and Treasurer Michael Sink, Daly City Locksmith & Security Services, Daly City
Mike Sink is with DC Lock near San Francisco. Mike holds a bachelor's degree in Theater Stage Management from San Francisco State University. He has been a locksmith since 1984.

Mike enjoys outdoor activities with his family – fishing, picnicking, wine tasting in Sonoma County, and good food.

Vice President Katelyn Lucas, Foothill Locksmiths, Hayward
Katelyn Lucas is a fourth-generation locksmith employee who handles the office at the family business. She is studying for her business degree and has a lifetime of sweat equity in the Hayward locksmith business begun by her great-grandfather. Katelyn is interested in Internet accessibility for locksmiths. She says, "networking is a requirement in today's world. Learning from each other will ensure we all survive and offer our customers the latest and greatest that is out there."

When she's not in the office or at school, Katelyn is a performance poet and volunteer.

Secretary, Leroy Page
Lee Page is retired from Lee's Keys in San Rafael, CA. Lee is a lifelong member of the CLA along with his wife Diana. Lee may be retired, but he's still involved.

Assistant Treasurer, Norman Weisenburger, M & N, West Hills
Norman Weisenburger
is the owner of M & N Locksmith in West Hills.

Past President Daniel Ronkin
Daniel Ronkin is an institutional locksmith in southern California. He has been president of the California Locksmiths Association for the past two years.

Staff

Executive Director, Lora Pallatto
Lora Pallatto was the owner of the Bay Area School of Locksmithing, which has closed. When she isn't chasing scammers on the Internet, Lora is interested in the needle arts – knitting, crocheting and quilting, and has been a genealogist for over 40 years. She lives near San Francisco with her husband. They have three children and four grandchildren.

 
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