Speaker Date Topic
Maureen "Mo" Fritz-Roberts Aug 22, 2019
District Governor visit
District Governor visit

Mo is the practice manager for two law offices on Vancouver Island. In the past she and husband Dale have owned and operated a general insurance office with five locations employing astaff of 45. She sits on the Asset Management committee of Strathcona Community Futures, a Federal program for providing loans to unique or.start up businesses.

A member of the Rotary Club of Comox, Mo was Club President in 2009-10, but before that she was the District Membership Chair in 2005-2009. At the start of her year as club president she was responsible for introducing the Visioning program to district 5020.

She has many years of Rotary training experience and has served at; Multi-District PETS, Rotary Leadership Institute, presenter at one of seven international membership summits in 2007, and most recently as chair of the Board of Directors for the 2019 President Elect Training in Seattle.

During Mo’s tenure as a Rotarian she has participated in many initiatives including three national immunization trips to Ethiopia and raising the funds for creation of a micro finance bank.

Dale, and her husband of 44 years, Dale, are Paul Harris Fellows, Bequest Society members and Major Donors to The Rotary Foundation. They have two children and their lives are further enhanced with the joy of being grandparents to five wonderful grandchildren. Bringing up the rear is their 10 year old Labradoodle Molly.

Peter Rogoff Aug 29, 2019
Sound Transit
Sound Transit

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff has been a leading transit executive for more than a decade. Rogoff spent 22 years on the staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee, including 14 years as Democratic Staff Director on the Transportation Subcommittee. From 2009-2014 Rogoff led the Federal Transit Administration under President Obama, and from 2014-2016 he was the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Since coming to Sound Transit in 2016, Rogoff has been overseeing the largest transit expansion program in North America, building a $54 billion, 116-mile regional rapid transit network by 2041.

Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff will outline the agency’s current work to build the largest mass transit expansion in the nation as mandated by Puget Sound voters. He will focus on Sound Transit’s Pierce County projects including the Tacoma Dome Link Extension and the Hilltop Extension, as well as the agency’s partnerships in Tacoma to create jobs and affordable housing.  

David Z. Bean Sep 05, 2019
spuyaləpabš: Welcome to the Puyallup Tribe
spuyaləpabš: Welcome to the Puyallup Tribe

spuyaləpabš, the Puyallup people, were known as the “generous and welcoming people to all who enter our lands.” Today as in the past, the Puyallup people measure wealth not by what they have but by what they share. Tribal Council Chairman David Z. Bean will talk about the Tribe’s impact in our region today as not only a sovereign nation but one of the largest employers in Pierce County, a generous donor to charitable causes and a defender of natural resources and prosperity for future generations.

David Z. Bean graduated from the University of Puget Sound in 1992 with a degree in business and public administration and after college worked for the Puyallup Tribe’s economic development arm and as a small-business owner. In 2006, he won election to the Puyallup Tribal Council, the Tribe’s seven-member governing body, and in June 2019 accepted the chairmanship. David also serves as vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association and is active with other Indian associations. He participates regularly in cultural activities such as drumming, singing, dancing and language classes, and he continues the fishing tradition he learned as a child by participating in Tribal fisheries as a diver harvesting geoducks.

Thursdays at 5 Sep 12, 2019
United Way of Pierce County
United Way of Pierce County