Deborah Linden | Zones Communications Officer | Email

Deb joined the Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo in 2003. She served as Club President in 2012-13, and in many district positions before being selected to serve as District 5240 Governor for 2020-2021. Deb is a native Californian, raised in Sunnyvale. She made her career in Law Enforcement, beginning with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy Sheriff at the age of 22. During her 18-year tenure at the Sheriff’s Department, Deb served in a variety of assignments including patrol, narcotics detective, major crimes investigations, sergeant, lieutenant, and commander.

She was hired by the City of San Luis Obispo as Chief of Police on January 1, 2003 and retired from law enforcement in December 2011 after serving nine years as police chief. Deb is now an instructor and training coordinator for various organizations, including the California Police Chiefs Association and the Centre for Organization Effectiveness.

Deb holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from U.C. Santa Barbara and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership from St. Mary’s College in Moraga. She has been married to her wonderful husband Bill for 25 years and they enjoy two adult sons, a six-year-old grandson, and a 3-year-old Boxer named Kona.

Michael Boyer | Zones Communications | Email

Michael has Rotary in his blood, a fourth-generation Rotarian. Michael’s great grandfather, Luther Hodges, was Rotary International President in 1967-68. Michael’s grandfather, Mike O’Neil, was a member of the Rotary Club of Anchorage. Michael’s father, Clyde Boyer, is a Past District Governor in District 5010, his mother, Vivian Finlay, is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Wasilla and his wife is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Pismo Beach.

The Rotary Club of Pismo Beach, 2001-Present Positions Held: President, President-Elect, Treasurer (3 years), Club Service Director (2 years), Public Relations Chair (8 years), Vocational Service Director, International Service Director (2 years), Club Foundation Vice President & Club Foundation President.
Current Position: Sergeant-at-Arms

Rotary District 5240, 2002-Present Positions Held: Membership Chair (2 years), Website Chair (3 years), Public Relations Chair (3 years), Club Service Director, Communications Committee (3 years), Membership Advisor, PETS Instructor (6 years), PETS Facilitator (5 years).
Current Position: District Public Image Chair

Rotary Zone 26/27, 2015-Present Positions Held: Board of Advisors, Zone 26 Rotary Public Image Coordinator, Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator, Keynote Speaker AZ PETS, AZ PETS Instructor, Instructor at Zone Institute 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.
Current Position: Communications Committee

Both the San Luis Obispo Tribune and the Pacific Coast Business Times recognized Michael with their “Top 20 Under 40” Award for his professional excellence and profound commitment to the Community.

Michael has been working in executive operations & marketing for 24 years.

Michael lives in Arroyo Grande, CA with his wife and son.

Tom Boylan | Zones Communications | Email

Since joining Rotary in 1997, Tom Boylan’s service to Rotary includes more than nine years as a District Public Relations Chair, seven years as a Zone 25/27 Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator, and a past president of the Rotary Club of Windsor, California.

He is the owner and Creative Director of The Boylan Point Agency, a traditional and digital marketing company in Santa Rosa, California. Before opening the agency in 1997, Tom had a variety of professional experiences, including a brief run as a music producer and co-owner of a Northern California recording studio. He worked with a Northern California newspaper as the Marketing and Sales Manager, and he spent time working for a radio group as an Advertising Account Manager.

Tom created the agency in the same year he became a Rotarian. The Boylan Point Agency provides online support and print development for a variety of Rotary training materials, and his team is responsible as the Webmaster for both Zone2627.org and Rotary5130.org.

As a former contract writer and editor for several New York Times owned publications, including The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, it is no wonder his Rotary passion focuses on literacy and education. Tom lives in Windsor, California, with his wife Melody. Their combined families include three sons and four grandchildren.

Corey Lopardi | Zones Communications | Email

Corey has been working in Media and Marketing for over 20 years. He is the owner of Pardiman Productions a media production company in Olympia, Washington.

He has served as Zone 27 Assistant Rotary Coordinator, on the Big West New Club Task Force, District 5020 Membership Development Chair, Council Chair, Conference Co-Chair, Newsletter Editor, and PNW-PETS Training Leader.

He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Hawks Prairie for over ten years, serving as president in 2013-14. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and Paul Harris Society Member. He lives with his wife Michelle in Olympia, Washington.

Areas of Expertise: Hybrid meetings, Developing and Implementing Online Training and In-Person Workshops, New Club Formation Assistance, Building an Effective Membership Team & Plan, Experienced Training Leader, Rotary Leads and Public Image.

Clint Schroeder | Zones Communications | Email

Clint joined his first Rotary club in June 2000. Being the youngest member of the Loveland-Thompson Valley club, Clint learned the importance of membership recruitment and retention quickly. After relocating to Hawaii in 2005, he joined Metropolitan Honolulu, and served that club in a multitude of ways. From community service to fundraising, Clint’s passion for Rotary has never stopped growing. During the 2012-13 Rotary year, Clint was President of Metropolitan and D5000 Vocational Chair. Clint went on to serve District 5000 in a number of capacities. In 2018, Clint relocated to Coeur d’Alene, ID, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Coeur d’Alene.

On the professional side, he joined the Hagadone Corporation in early 2010as President and Chief Operating Officer for the HagadoneCorporations Hawaii Holdings. Clint currently serves as the Regional Publisher for the Hagadone Corporation overseeing the company’s communications operations, centralized production hubs, and newspapers in Northern Idaho.

Additionally, Clint is a recognized global procurement professional with global general business experience and intense experience/emphasis on China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, and Canada. Clint is called on regularly to provide Master’s-level training/instruction/certification in the US, Vietnam and China.

Clint served as District Governor for Rotary International’s District 5000 in 2016-17. Clint is heavily involved in giving back to the community and has garnered much local recognition, including being selected as one of the Pacific Business News “40 Under 40” Class of 2011. Clint and his partner Jason traveled the world with Rotary, including to India and Myanmar to serve on a Polio National Immunization Day Team, and to develop educational programs in monastic schools, respectively.