Stanton has served and continues to serve on numerous committees. Throughout his career as a farmer he maintains a strong belief that to stay successful and sustainable means to be innovative and maintain a cooperative with the local community. Below is a list of the committees and organizations that Stanton currently works with to lead the winegrowing community in establishing the Lodi Appellation.

 Loca Lodi Winegrape Committee (Member since 1990, Chairman 2006-2010)
 SJ farm bureau federation San Joaquin County Farm Bureau Federation (Board of Directors)
 lodi_rules_logo_th1 Lodi Rules (Committee member, Chairman 2010-2013)
 uc davis ag BIFS Program (UC-Davis Contributor)
 lodi grape growers Lodi District Grape Growers Association (Member since 1975, President 1979-1981)
 grape inspection Wine Grape Inspection Advisory Board (Committee member since 1993)
 SJ Ag tech committee San Joaquin County Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee (Appointed in 1993)
 Fresno state Ag one Ag One Foundation – CSU-Fresno (Member since 1981, Chairman 1981-1982)