Rotary Club of Tacoma No. 8
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Former Congressman Norm Dicks serves as Senior Policy Advisor advising clients on a wide-range of public policy, strategic, and regulatory issues, particularly those in the environmental sector.

Prior to joining the firm, Norm represented Washington State's 6th Congressional District from 1977-2013, where he received a rare first-term appointment to the House Appropriations Committee, a committee he served on for his entire tenure in Congress. In addition, he served on and chaired the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee where he made environmental issues a priority, and worked tirelessly on issues affecting the National Parks, National Forests, and Native American issues. Congressman Dicks also became the chair of the Defense Appropriations Committee, and concluded his tenure in Congress as top-ranking Democratic Member on the Defense Appropriations Committee, and top-ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. From 1990 to 1998, Congressman Dicks served on the House Intelligence Committee and was awarded the CIA Directors Medal.

Upon his retirement, Norm received the Department of Defense’s Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian for his work on behalf of military members and their families.

Norm Dicks
 Jun 01, 2017

Roger Stanton is the project manager for what Metro Parks calls Waterfront Phase I, which is the huge, multifaceted park development work by the entrance to Point Defiance Park. The project involves working with the EPA to transform Asarco's old slag peninsula into a waterfront park, build a trail that connects the Ruston Way parks to Point Defiance, build a pedestrian bridge that will feature amazing views, expand parking for boat trailers using the marina, and enhance the entrance to the park.

Roger Stanton
 Jun 08, 2017
 Mon Jun 12, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Captain Skip Anderson is the founder of Flagship Maritime, a USCG-approved training center in Tacoma that prepares and certifies mariners for careers as licensed maritime industry professionals.  Skip earned his Bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, where he lettered on the Varsity Sailing Team, and went on to compete in several national and North American championships, plus one Olympic Trials. His career in the U.S. Navy spanned twenty-four years, including service aboard a minesweeper, three destroyers, one frigate, three aircraft carriers, and a battleship, as well as attaining his Master’s degree in Command, Control and Communications at the Naval Postgraduate School.  Skip is married to the lovely Jan Anderson, who shares his passion for the water through her involvement in Flagship Maritime and as a professional marine photographer.  

Captain Skip Anderson
 Jun 15, 2017
 Jun 20, 2017

We will feature the amazing work of this club as we award 11 grants to community non profits who change lives daily. We are also going to have some fun with our Literacy Committee as we award an additional 2 grants from our Tacomi Vice Auction proceeds and do a hands on project at our tables.  You will not want to miss this meeting! 

Rotary Club of Tacoma # 8 Serving Our Community
 Jun 22, 2017
 Mon Jun 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Jun 29, 2017

More information to come

Mark's First Meeting
 Jul 06, 2017
 Jul 06, 2017
 Jul 06, 2017
 Jul 08, 2017
 Mon Jul 10, 2017 at 4:30 PM

Dr. David Reyes will present on the UW’s initiative to bring together the research and resources of the University and partners around the Puget Sound and beyond to create a world where all people can live healthier and more fulfilling lives.

David Reyes, DNP, MN/MPH, RN is Assistant Professor of Nursing & Health Care Leadership at UW Tacoma. Dr. Reyes joined the faculty at the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) in 2014, and has held clinical, educational and leadership roles in community and public health, acute care, home health, and perioperative nursing.  His primary interests are in in addressing the root causes of health inequity and disparities, building community capacity, and population health systems.  His research uses community-based participatory approaches that focus on equitable relationships with diverse communities to improve health outcomes. Dr. Reyes has held national level health policy, leadership, and professional roles in the American Public Health Association, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and on the Institute of Medicine’s Standing Committee on Family Planning.  Currently he is a Vice-President of the Washington State Public Health Association. David Reyes received his DNP (2013), and MN/MPH from the University of Washington.  He holds a BSN (1983) with a minor in history from Seattle University.

David Reyes, UWT
 Jul 13, 2017
 Mon Jul 24, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Aug 14, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Aug 28, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Sep 11, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Sep 25, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Oct 09, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Oct 23, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Nov 13, 2017 at 4:30 PM
 Mon Nov 27, 2017 at 4:30 PM