Grand Marshal

Our Grand Marshall Wayde Hunter! Wayde is President of Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund which has been a major contributor of the Granada Hills Holiday Parade for many, many years!!! Welcome Wayde!


President, North Valley Coalition of Concerned Citizens Inc – Granada Hills

President, Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund of 2002 – Granada Hills

Chairman, Sunshine Canyon County Landfill Community Advisory Committee City & County of LA

Committee Member, Alternative Technology Advisory Subcommittee – County of LA Solid Waste Management Committee/Integrated Waste Management Task Force

Wayde arrived in the United States from Australia in 1969, became a U.S. Citizen, and, with the exception of one year, has lived the entire time in the San Fernando Valley, with the last 47 years being in Granada Hills.  Wayde has been married for 50 years and raised 2 sons here. Wayde’s hobbies include keeping his wife happy, metal detecting, and rock collecting.

Before retiring, variously served as an Industrial Engineer/Methods Engineer, Supervisor and Manager in product lines as diverse as aerospace fasteners, electronics, aircraft transparencies, simulators, composite structures, military aircraft rear view mirrors, medical labware, wheelchairs, munitions, faucets, and food.

Over the years as a resident and member of such groups as the GHNNC and the NVC, he has spent and continues to spend considerable time working with and responding to the various governmental agencies that oversee the operations of the Sunshine Canyon Landfill, and other landfills within the City. 

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