Was the first openly LGBTQ member elected to any school board in the county in 2016!
Lange Luntao is an elected Trustee & 2019 Chair of the Stockton Unified School District Board. In addition, he serves as Executive Director of the Reinvent Stockton Foundation, a charitable organization that aims to expand opportunity and build hope by attracting resources into Stockton and investing in our city’s people. A third-generation teacher who was born and raised in Stockton (and a proud Lincoln high school grad), Lange is an honors graduate of Harvard University, an Education Pioneers Alumnus, and recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Malaysia.
Lange returned to Stockton in 2012 to work in public service and education – first as the Field Director for the successful campaign to elect Michael Tubbs to the Stockton City Council, as an Early College Sociology Teacher/Teach for America Corps Member at Aspire Langston Hughes Academy, and as a founding volunteer educator with the Stockton “us” history program, an ethnic-studies after school program for high school students in his hometown. In 2016, Lange was elected as the first out gay man elected in the San Joaquin Valley, and for the past four years has served.
In addition, Lange serves on the boards of the CA College and Career Little Manila Rising, Placeholder Arts Collective, Third City Coalition, and the Stockton Urban Revitalization Fellowship.