Lange Luntao is the Founding 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. While at Stanford, Lange is supporting the work of Redwood City Together, a collective impact organization focused on increasing quality of life in Redwood City and Fair Oaks.
A third-generation teacher who was born and raised in Stockton, Lange is an honors graduate of Harvard University, an Education Pioneers Alumnus, and recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Malaysia. Lange was born and raised in Stockton, CA, where both of his parents served as teachers in Stockton Unified School District. 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 to the Stockton Unified School Board in (as the first out gay man elected in the San Joaquin Valley) and he served as President of the Board in 2019. In addition, Lange currently serves or has served on the boards of the Harvard Asian American Alumni Association, California Cradle to Career Data System Operations Workgroup, Little Manila Rising, Placeholder Arts Collective, Third City Coalition, and the Stockton Urban Revitalization Fellowship.