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Who is Walter J.Porter?                 Walter J. Poretr


Walter J. Porter wasa local hero and advocate for the citizens of our community. The Walter J.Porter Foundation was founded on his behalf to make sure that the work he wascommitted to would continue in our community and beyond.

  • WalterJ. Porter valued education and received a PHD; the higher level in graduatestudies that a person might attain.
  • During24 years he was the Dean of the Community College District of San Diego. 
  • Hewas Assistant professor at San Diego State University.
  • Hewas President of the San Diego Chapter of the NAACP.
  • Heserved in the different boards of many local nonprofit organizations.
  • Hewas a great sponsor of arts in education and was an artist himself.
  • Hewas a master of ceremonies and ventriloquist!
  • He was a dedicatedhusband and parent and a role model for all that knew him