Los Angeles/Orange County, CA

The Los Angeles Chapter has a simple mission: grow the Zag spirit and community in L.A. through leadership, faith, and service. We are passionate about Gonzaga and the community it represents and we hope to make that community a part of all of the events the chapter puts on.

Join the Los Angeles Chapter

Chapters are for all Gonzaga alumni, current and former parents, and friends of Gonzaga. There are no fees or dues — it's free!


LA Leadership Message

Chapter Leadership

Danielle Cendejas '04

Danielle Cendejas graduated from Gonzaga University in 2004. She is the Senior Vice President of The Strategy Group, a political campaign consulting firm specializing in direct mail advertising. In addition to her role as President of Gonzaga's LA Chapter, she is a member of the Ramona Convent Secondary School Alumni Board and a board member of Latinas Lead California.

Board Roster


Zags in Central & Southern California

7,096 community members reside in Central and Southern California
  • 2,489 Alumni*
  • 889 Current Parents
  • 2,188 Former Parents
  • 1,530 Friends

*Some alumni are also Current or Former Parents

Top Employers

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Boeing
  • Poway Unified School District
  • Northrop Grumman
  • University of San Diego
  • Los Angeles Unified School District
  • City of San Diego
  • Wells Fargo
  • Bank of America
  • Sempra Energy

Chapter Facts & Figures


Region Career Mentors


Scholarship Commitments (2018)


Current Undergraduate Students from Central/Southern CA


Community Members Reside in Central/Southern CA