Development

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What We Do 

Supporting Oakland Rotary with the Comittees:
Business Development, Leaders in Motion, Member OrientationNew Member Recruitment,, New Member Events, Red Badge to Blue Badge, Hospitality, and Member Outreach

Committee Contacts 

Orientation Committee: Chair
Diane Schaffer
Leaders In Motion: Co-Chair
Riza Hernandez
Leaders In Motion: Co-Chair
Jesse MCKeithen
Business Development Committee: Chair
Danny Mai
New Member Events Co-Chair
Marti Burchell
New Member Events Co-Chair
Kathy Mary
Red Badge to Blue Badge Chair
Lewis Griggs
Hospitality Chair
Roberta Abel
Member Outreach
Lorna Padia-Markus

Development - Subcommittees

Leaders in Motion

Organizes opportunities to introduce young leaders to Oakland Rotary and provide professional and vocational development seminars.

Committee Co- Chairs:
Riza Hernandez   rizakh28@gmail.com
Jesse McKeithen  jmckeithen@donahue.com
At the Call of the Chair

New Member Recruitment

Recruits leaders in the Oakland business, professional, and nonprofit community to become Club members. Organizes fall membership development mixer.

Committee Chairs:
David Gerber                 david@novus.global

Meeting Time and Place:
Conference call every other Tuesday at 9:00 am. Occasional in person meetings at hte call of the Chair

 

Member Orientation

Provides information and orientation to new members. Schedules and assists with self-introductions. Plans one or two membership receptions each year.

Committee Chair:
Diane Schaffer   diane@dianeschaffer.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the Call of the Chair

New Member Events

Organizes and implements quarterlynew member dinners to learn more about Rotary.

Committee Co-Chairs:
Marti Burchell  oahumartib@msn.com
Kathleen Marty  kmarty@svdh.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At call of the Co-Chairs

Business Development

Provides a forum for members to network and find out about each other's businesses and organizations. Organizes periodic networking events and Rotarian business showcases.

Committee Chair:
Danny Mai:  dmai@novateckit.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair

Red Badge to Blue Badge Commitee

Works with new members and identifies those who have fulfilled the requirements to earn their blue badge

Committee Chair:
Lewis Griggs  lewis@griggs.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair

Hospitality

Recruits both new and longer-term members to help with Thursday lunch meetings

Committee Chair:
Roberta Abel    roberta@robertaabel.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair

Member Outreach

Identifies membesr whose attendance has lapsed and reaches out to determine why and to see if other Rotarians can help in any way

Committee Chair:
Lorna Padia-Markus   lorna@mowat.com

Meeting Time and Place:
At the call of the Chair