Congratulations to Wayne Schake, the 2024 City of Sonoma Alcalde!

Posted on February 16, 2024

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The City of Sonoma is thrilled to announce Wayne Schake as our 2024 Honorary Alcalde. Unveiled during the recent City Council Meeting on February 7th, Schake’s selection is a testament to his exceptional commitment and outstanding contributions to the community.

A veteran of the Air Force, Schake has left an indelible mark on Sonoma through his involvement in various community projects, from park clean-ups to supporting educational initiatives. His contributions to nonprofits like the Boys and Girls Club, La Luz, and the Vintage House highlight his dedication to making Sonoma a better place.

“Wayne just represents and exemplifies the kind of dedication and commitment to community that we would like to see with everybody,” said Mayor John Gurney as part of his nomination statement.

Join us in celebrating Wayne Schake’s well-deserved recognition as the 2024 Alcalde, embodying the spirit of community service and dedication. Stay tuned for details about the upcoming reception in Mr. Schake’s honor.

Learn more about the Honorary Alcalde and selection criteria on our website.

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