Lucinda General | Rotary Coordinator | Email
Since becoming a Rotarian in 1990 in the Rotary Club of Hartford, continuing in the Rotary Club of Rohrmoser Costa Rica and into her current Rotary Club of Mesa West, AZ, Lucinda continually takes action and engages in service. She has held many club offices, served multiple terms as District conference chair, Group Study Exchange chair and Arizona Tri-District PETS chair. Lucinda enjoys using her acquired experience from four zones, three districts and business to support Rotary.
In accepting the Rotary Coordinator role in Zone 26-27, Lucinda is honored to welcome the Rotarians who are undergoing zone realignment. Together with the talented RC team, she is enthusiastic about the opportunity to incorporate everyone’s talent and energy into Zone 26-27. Together we will Grow Rotary.
Lucinda enjoys focusing on the Avenue of Club Service having served as a delegate to the 2010 and 2016 Councils on Legislation, Zone 25-26 treasurer, chair of the Multi-District PETS Alliance, co-chair in the District 5490-5510 merger and as a representative for three Rotary presidents.
Lucinda is the owner of owned Simplified Expansions, a small business bookkeeping and management company since 1999. Wayne, a neuropsychologist, is also a member of Rotary Club of Mesa West. They are Major Donors, Bequest Society, and Paul Harris Society members. When there is time for leisure, Wayne is shooting photos, Lucinda is scuba diving, or they are hosting a dinner party. They reside in Phoenix, with Bella the world’s softest Cocker Spaniel.
Districts: 5000, 5170, 5220, 5230, 5240, 5280, 5300, 5320, 5330, 5340, 5495, 5500, and 5730
Areas of Expertise: Organizational change management, facilitation, budgeting, application of bylaws, policies and procedures and event management.
Terri Amerio-Bell | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Terri Amerio-Bell grew up in an Air Force family, spending her childhood in Spain and throughout the USA. She earned degrees in Psychology, Sociology, and Anthropology; Organizational Communication and Personal Financial Planning.
Terri was among the first Community Service Officers (CSO) trained by Modesto Police Dept. She joined her father’s tax and business consulting practice in Hawaii, then opened her practice on the mainland. She taught courses at business college, and seminars and workshops on tax topics, estate planning, profit development, and business management. Terri is a member of International Who’s Who.
In 1987 Terri became the first female member of RC Modesto Sunrise and their first female President, initiating fundraisers and youth activities that continue today. She enjoyed producing club and district newsletters and was instrumental in establishing the Modesto Sunrise Foundation. Terri and family members traveled to Mexico with several Rotary projects.
Terri served as District 5220 Governor 2014-2015 and Vice-Governor 2018-2019. Her passion to bring out the best in others and develop leaders is fueled through years of service as Group Study Exchange Chair (and Team Leader!), District Trainer, RYLA counselor, Far West PETS and Zone 25/26 GETS/GNATS faculty. Terri is Assistant Regional Coordinator working to strengthen clubs by engaging their members.
While working as a CSO Terri fell in love with retired CHP officer Howard. She says, “You’ve got to love a guy who turns you into a bride and grandma in one ceremony!” They are Major Donors to TRF and members of the Rotary Wine Appreciation Fellowship.
District: 5170, 5220 & 5230
Areas of Expertise: Experienced District Trainer. Getting the best from volunteers. Training the Trainers and workshop development. Event, strategic and fiscal planning
Bob Delavan | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Bob grew up in New Jersey and moved to Colorado when he attended the University of Denver and earned a degree in Business Administration in 1965. Upon graduation, he was employed briefly by United Airlines prior to serving in the U.S. Army with the 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam. After completing his service, Bob enjoyed occupations as a residence hall food service manager for the University of Denver, owning and operating a retail hardware store in his home town of Palisade, Colorado, and owning/managing Investment Planning Solutions as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor. In September of 2016, Bob sold Investment Planning Solutions and retired.
Bob began his service with Rotary in September of 1999 and was active as a membership committee member with Grand Junction Horizon Sunrise Rotary. He served as club president in 2003-2004 and as membership team chair for many years. Bob has served as District 5470 Assistant Governor, District Membership Chair, and District Governor in 2015-2016. Bob is a High Country PETS facilitator, RLI Facilitator, and a Membership Cadre Facilitator. Currently, Bob serves Zone 26 as an Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Districts 5440, 5450, 5520, and 5470. Bob is a Rotary Foundation Major Donor and Paul Harris Society member.
Bob met his wife, Jill of fifty plus years at the University of Denver and together raised two sons. They are blessed with two biological grandchildren and two adopted Haitian grandchildren. When Bob is not promoting Rotary membership, he enjoys cooking, fly-fishing, and woodworking.
Districts: 5440, 5450, 5520 & 5470
Areas of Expertise: Alternative membership types, forming new clubs, establishing satellite groups and satellite clubs, and served as District Trainer.
Joseph Hentges | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Born and raised in Minnesota, Joe spent 20 years in Illinois before moving to Arizona in 2010. A Rotarian for 35 years, he is currently a member of the Marana-Dove Mountain Rotary Club, AZ.
A professional musician and teacher for many years, Joe was also a high school administrator and Superintendent of Schools. Joe earned his Ph. D. in Educational Administration at The Ohio State University. Following retirement, he taught graduate classes for Northern Illinois University and Webster University.
Joe has been a speaker at numerous conferences and institutes, including the American Association of School Administrators. Awards include the Executive Educator 100 (outstanding school executives in North America), Distinguished Leadership Award, and AASA Research Award. He has authored or co-authored two professional books and several articles.
Active in community affairs, Joe served on numerous Boards including MHC Healthcare, Woodstock Chamber of Commerce, Special Education District of McHenry County, and the Woodstock Economic Development Corporation.
Joe and Brigitte have been married for 53 years, have two children (boys) and four grandchildren. Their favorite pastimes are traveling, Rotary and spoiling grandchildren.
Joe served as District 5500 Governor, 2017-2018. He also served as Assistant Governor, District Membership Chair, and was club president three times: Woodstock, Il, 1995-1996; and Marana-Dove Mountain, AZ, 2011-2013. Currently, Joe is an Assistant Regional Coordinator for Zone 26 and Vice-Governor in District 5500. Joe and Brigitte are Rotary Major Donors, Paul Harris Fellows, and Bequest Society members. Joe is also a member of the Paul Harris Society.
Districts: 5000, 5495, 5500
Areas of Expertise: Membership—recruitment, engagement, retention, forming new clubs.Strategic Planning—visioning, annual reviews.Affecting positive change in clubs and districts; Creating vibrant clubs
Joe Ramos | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Joe joined the Rotary Club of Lake Arrowhead in Southern California in 2004 after retiring in 2001 as Associate Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB, California. During his 34 year service, he also held senior positions at the Pentagon, Air Force Flight Test Center, and an Adjunct Professor for 10 years at 3 Universities teaching graduate and undergraduate Engineering and Management courses.
Joe became Club President in 2007-08 and was awarded “Best Club in the District.” As District Governor in 2013-14, he was awarded a trophy for the greatest percentage membership growth in Zones 25/26. This was after years of declining membership and being the last place in both zones in membership growth. He also led both Zones in Every Rotarian Every Year and numerous other records and many “firsts” within his district.
He is currently on the Chair of Administration of Zone 25/26 Governor-Elect Training (GETS)/Governor Nominee Training Seminar (GNATS), Southern California/Nevada PETS, Chair of the Rotary Rose Parade Float, 2018 Zone 26 Assistant Rotary Coordinator, and other positions. He has been married to his wife Jeanne for 49 years. They have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. Joe and Jeanne are Major Donors, Multiple Paul Harris Fellows, Members of the Paul Harris Society and Benefactors.
Joe has a BS in Physics from the University of San Francisco, MS in Electronic Engineering from the University of Southern California, and an MS in Management from Stanford University as a Sloan Fellow.
Districts: 5240, 5300, 5330
Areas of Expertise: District & Club assessment and recommending action. Experienced District Trainer
Marilyn Sanderson | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Marilyn has had many careers – high school English teacher, counselor, union organizer, and Realtor.
She was inspired to join Rotary after a 2003 visit to Australia and visiting a wonderfully warm and welcoming club in Queenbien and joined in 2004. .She found her passion for Rotary in Kenya and Mexico participating in club and District projects. Locally she has initiated and participated in many projects benefiting senior citizens, disabled veterans and foster children. She served as District Governor in 2016-17.
Districts: 5280 5320 5340
Areas of Expertise: Developing and implementing training workshops for club leaders, District leaders, and club members; public speaking on many topics.
Dian Edwards | Rotary Coordinator | Email
Dian Edwards is a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Austin, Texas and received her Bachelor of Liberal Studies Degree in Public Administration from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas.
Dian is a member of the District 5630 Beyond Borders eClub Satellite. Her Rotary service includes Rotary Club President; District Assistant Governor; District Trainer; District Governor (2012-2013); and Assistant Rotary Coordinator (2017-2019). She chaired the 2014 Multi-district High Country President Elect Training Seminar, served as General Chair of the 2016 Rotary Zones 21b-27 Institute, and represented District 5630 as a delegate to the 2016 Council on Legislation. She currently serves asRegion 34 Rotary Coordinator, Training Coordinator for the 2019 Zones 25B-29 Institute, and District 5630 Coordinator for the Rotary Leadership Institute–Rocky Mountain Division. Dian achieved Major Donor status through her sustaining membership in the Paul Harris Society.
Districts: 5390, 5400, 5420, 5440, 5450, 5470, and 5520
Areas of Expertise: Coordination of online training, club visioning, and meetings; satellite club development and support
Jennifer Deroin | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Jennifer Deroin is a Rotary Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 27 and is responsible for providing support to District 5400, 5420, and 5390.
Jennifer started her Rotary journey in September of 2007 with the Rotary Club of Nampa, compelled by the interest of community involvement. She served as Club President in 2013-2014. Her club was awarded the Presidential Citation that year from Rotary International President Ron Burton, and they were recognized for membership and foundation achievement at the District Conference that year. In 2017, she founded the College of Idaho Rotaract Club.
In 2018-2019, she served as the Governor for Rotary District 5400, with a focus on Membership Development, Public Image, and Leadership Development. Her passion is helping clubs focus on club vibrancy, relevancy, and innovation, to ensure the vitality and sustainability of Rotary Clubs throughout our paired Zones.
Professionally, Jennifer is the Chief Operating Officer of The Nichols Accounting Group, located in Idaho and Oregon – a tax and accounting firm. She is a Certified Behaviors Analyst and focuses on performance management, working with teams to help them improve outcomes through strategic planning and the power of people.
Jennifer is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Paul Harris Society Member, and a Bequest Society Member. Her husband John is also a Paul Harris Fellow and a Rotarian. They live in Meridian, Idaho where they enjoy their five adult children and their expanding brood of grandbabies.
Districts: 5400, 5420, & 5390
Areas of Expertise: Club strategic planning, membership recruitment, and retention, social media targeted audience utilization
Steve Lingenbrink | Rotary Coordinator | Email
Steve Lingenbrink served as Rotary International District Governor (D5030) 2012-13, President of the Bellevue Breakfast Club 2005, Assistant District Governor 2006-08 and Executive District Governor 2008-09. More recently Steve served as Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25 in 2013-15, Zone 25/26 Membership Chair in 2015-17, District Steve Lingenbrink5030 Council on Legislation Representative for both COL16 and COL19. Currently, Steve is the Zone 27 Rotary Coordinator. Steve serves on the faculty of GNATS/GETS, Rotary Institute, PNW-PETS, Far-West PETS, Southwest PETS, and was a Training Leader at International Assembly in 2017 and 2018. He was chosen as the Rotary International President’s Representative in both 2018 and 2019.
Steve is frequently featured as a presenter/speaker in Zones 25 & 26. He and his wife Terri, along with their grown children Sarah-Grace and Shine, have led and served on many international projects all over the world, including a NID in Ethiopia, water projects in Kenya and Guatemala, Computers for the World in Antigua-Barbuda and medical dental clinics in Romania and Russia.
Steve is an attorney with over 40 years of experience. His wife Terri works as the Director of Operations for the firm. (www.lingenbrink.com). Steve and Terri love to travel, collect wine, and ride on their Harley Davidson. Terri was a member of the Seattle 4 Rotary Club, enjoyed serving as the Education Chair for Zone 25/26 Partners Program 2015-18, and served as a Partner Leaders Coach for International Assembly 2017 and 2018. Steve and Terri are Major Donors, Bequest and Paul Harris Society Members.
Districts: 5020, 5030, 5080, 5100, 5110, 5130, 5150, 5160, 5180, 5190
Areas of Expertise: District and multi-district large format membership development presentations,new club formation assistance, Rotary-Rotaract relations and Essential Elementspresentations/education
Tom Carroll | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Tom Carroll was Rotary District 5020 Governor in 2017-18, serving the district’s 92 clubs and 4,700 Rotarians in British Columbia and Washington State. Previously he served as Charter President of the Gateway – Thurston County Club, Assistant Governor, District Council Chairman, District Conference Chairman and PNW-PETS Chairman of the Board of Directors. Tom serves as Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 27 and on the Zone Education Leadership Team. Tom was a Plenary Speaker at the 2019 International Assembly.
Tom retired with the rank of Captain after 30 years in the United States Navy, specializing in Special Intelligence and Surface Warfare. Tom is the President of Tiburon Systems, an information technology firm that manages the Washington State education network. Tom has held the Project Management Professional certification since 2001.
Tom and Laurie, together with their grown children Amanda and Sean, enjoy traveling and spending time at their lake cabin. Laurie is a Registered Pharmacist, is a member of the Gateway Rotary Club where she leads the club’s literacy programs, and she helps with the Zone Education Program supporting GNATS and GETS partners. Tom and Laure are members of the Paul Harris and Arch Klump Societies.
Districts: 5020, 5080 & 5100
Areas of Expertise: Forming new Rotary clubs, satellite clubs, affecting change in a district/club, and Risk Management.
Mitty Chang | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Mitty Chang has been working in the Website Development and Digital Marketing industry for over 10 years. He is the Managing Partner of Candeavor, a web development and digital marketing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area that works with businesses to design and develop their websites and to get their websites found online.
Mitty has been involved with the Rotary family for half of his life, having joined at the age of 15 as an Interactor, and then going on to charter two Rotaract Clubs. With over a decade of Rotaract experience, Mitty has served in virtually every Rotaract office possible and is one of the Founders of Big West Rotaract MDIO. Mitty is currently a Rotarian & Rotaractor dual member with membership to the Rotary eClub of Silicon Valley and the Rotaract Club of Greater Fremont. He is a past president of both clubs and is a Past Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Zone 26. Mitty now serves as an Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25, Trustee of the Big West Rotaract MDIO, and Chair of the Rotary International Rotaract and Interact Committee.
An accomplished professional speaker, Mitty has spoken to Rotarians around the world at District Conferences, International Conventions, International Assembly, Zone Institutes, and everywhere in-between on membership best practices and on how to attract young professionals into Rotary.
Beyond Rotaract and Rotary, Mitty is passionate about traveling and food. He’s traveled to over 10 Rotary International Conventions, over 30 countries, and to 6 continents.
Districts: 5030, 5150
Areas of Expertise: Rotaract/Rotary relations, young professionals in Rotary, forming Rotaract clubs, and alternative clubs including e-clubs.
Doug McDonald | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Doug was raised in Petaluma, CA and earned a BA at Stanford University and MBA at Santa Clara University. He spent the majority of his career as a professional staff member with the Boy Scouts of America, serving as a member of the National staff, as well as Executive Director in several California communities. His duties included volunteer recruiting and management, board development, fundraising, membership development, program delivery, and staff management.
He has been a member of Rotary in communities where he was assigned to serve with Scouting. He joined his first Rotary club in 1972 and has been active in Rotary for most of the time since then. His first introduction to Rotary was as a Scout when his Rotary-sponsored troop visited the Rotary Club of Petaluma annually.
He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Penn Valley for the past ten years, serving as president in 2010-11. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Society Member, Major Donor, Benefactor Member, and Triple Crown Donor. He is a recipient of the Cliff Dochterman Rotary-Scouting Service Award.
Prior to becoming District Governor of District 5190 in 2017-18, he served as District Scouting Chair, Assistant Governor and trainer, helping to bring Rotary Leadership Institute to the district.
Doug has been active in his community as a Sheriff’s volunteer, a board member for Habitat for Humanity and Western Sierra Medical Clinic with his church and continues to be an active Scouting volunteer.
Districts: 5180 & 5190
Areas of Expertise: Rotaract (getting clubs started and linked to RCs), alumni (especially ROTEX), club culture (Brand), small and rural clubs.
Wulff Reinhold | Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Email
Wulff has been a Rotarian since 2005 with the Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati. He served District 5130 as Governor in 2016-2017. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, Paul Harris Society member, and Major Donor. Wulff was his club’s Rotarian of the Year in 2008-2009, served as club president in 2010-2011 and twice received his club’s Service Above Self award. He has served his district as an Assistant Governor, as Abuse Prevention Coordinator, as District Conference Chair and continues to serve as faculty for the district’s Institute for Leadership and as district historian.
Wulff has served in leadership capacities for the Education Foundation of Cotati & Rohnert Park, the USAF Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, the Native Sons of the Golden West, and on the Board of Directors for the Rancho Adobe Fire District.
Wulff holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco Professionally, Wulff is retired after 35 years as a public safety professional, on the line as a police sergeant and fire captain, and later as public safety consultant and deputy county administrator for public safety technology.
Together with his wife Paula, also a Rotarian leader, they have received the Sonoma County Spirit Award from the Board of Economic Development for their personal contributions and leadership qualities that inspire others throughout Sonoma County.
Through Rotary, they sponsor two students in Uganda, Africa and have performed a NID in India.
Districts: 5110, 5130 & 5160
Areas of Expertise: Broad engagement as a recruitment and retention tool; i.e. multi-club projects and events, to include other community partners (non-Rotarian), but also frequent/regular small/simple community service opportunities.