Military Support Committee



The Military Support Committee was established to sustain and enhance the adoptive relationship between the City of Laguna Niguel, the USS Stockdale, the First Battalion, Fourth Marine Regiment and the 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 140th Aviation Regiment.

The Military Support Committee is supported by the Laguna Niguel Military Support Foundation, a 501 (c)(3), non-profit organization. Click here to donate to the Foundation.


The Committee meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall - Community Room. 

To view Committee meeting agendas and reports, please click the button below.



The Committee consists of 18 members and two City Council Liaisons. The Committee has established several Ad-Hoc Committees, including Ex-Officio Members, to help carry out the duties and responsibilities of the Committee. To learn more about the recruitment process, vacancies, and qualifications, please CLICK HERE.

Currently, the following individuals serve on the Military Support Committee:
  • Mayor Pro Tem Stephanie Oddo (City Council Liaison) 
  • Council Member Stephanie Winstead (City Council Liaison) 
  • Frank McGrath (Chair)
  • Melissa Caldwell (Vice Chair)
  • Janice Baker
  • Timothy Bowman
  • Ralph Boelter
  • Melissa Crew
  • Cheryl Flohr
  • Michael Gerard
  • John Humphrey
  • Christopher Kling
  • Elizabeth Lovejoy
  • Edward Struzik
  • David Tuma
  • John Ulrich
  • Jeff Von Waldburg

Operational Guidelines

The Operational Guidelines provide an overview of the policies and procedures that support the Military Support Committee. To review the Operational Guidelines, please CLICK HERE.

Armed Services YMCA - Camp Pendleton

The Armed Services YMCA at Camp Pendleton is currently collecting formal dresses, accessories, shoes, and handbags for Military Balls, Winter Formals, Proms, etc. If you are interested in donating formal items, please call at 760-385-4921 or email

  • To view the flyer for this event, please CLICK HERE