Speaker Date Topic
Stacey Ogle Jul 29, 2021
Fight Malaria? Why Rotary?
Fight Malaria? Why Rotary?

How Rotarians from Tacoma, and across the globe, are collaborating to save lives today!

Stacey Ogle is a 30-year member of the Rotary Club of Tacoma #8, in Washington State.  She is the owner-operator of Cole Graphic Solutions, a commercial screen and digital printing business. Her years in Rotary have developed her interest in international service and she has traveled with teams of Rotarians to Africa and India.  Stacey serves on the board of Malaria Partners International (formerly known as Rotarian Malaria Partners), a non-profit organization working to build awareness, and support, amongst Rotary clubs for malaria prevention, control, and elimination projects. 

Derek Kilmer Aug 05, 2021
Report from the Other Washington
Report from the Other Washington

Derek Kilmer serves as the United States Representative for Washington’s 6th Congressional District where he is focused on getting our economy and our Congress back to work. Born and raised in Port Angeles, Derek saw firsthand how the region's economy has struggled, and the impact that has had on families and communities. That’s why after college, Derek put his education into practice right here in Washington, earning over a decade of experience working in economic development in the Puget Sound region before putting his experience to work in Olympia and Washington, D.C. Derek was reelected to a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2020 and chosen by his Democratic colleagues to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, one of only four ‘exclusive’ committees in the House. Derek serves on the Interior and Environment Subcommittee, Defense Subcommittee, and Energy and Water Development Subcommittee.

Steve O'Brien Aug 19, 2021
First Tee - Teaching Kids to Golf
First Tee - Teaching Kids to Golf
Dr. Matt Tolentino Sep 02, 2021
Saving Lives With Technology
Saving Lives With Technology
Allan Belton Sep 30, 2021
PLU
PLU

Allan Belton was selected by the Pacific Lutheran University Board of Regents to serve as PLU’s 14th President.

Mr. Belton previously served for two years as PLU’s interim president. President Belton first came to Pacific Lutheran University four years ago as the senior vice president and chief administrative officer.

During his four years of PLU leadership, Allan has developed a strong vision for PLU’s future. He is deeply committed to the mission to educate students for lives of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership and care—for other people, for their communities and for the Earth. He is focused on the success of PLU students and providing them with the academic programs and support services they need to pursue their education and meet the needs of a dynamic world. Allan is committed to the belief that PLU will be defined by its uniqueness as a university guided by the values of Lutheran education and will be transformed into a model for other universities, rooted in its calling and highly-engaged in the community.

Prior to joining PLU, Allan enjoyed a 25-year career with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he served most recently as Managing Director in global treasury management for higher education, government and non-profit organizations.

Allan grew up as the youngest of eight kids in Zillah, Washington, and was the first in his family to graduate from college. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from Washington State University. Allan is married to Melinda Krotz Belton, PLU Class of 1991; they live in Gig Harbor with their three children.