Steve Lingenbrink | Rotary Coordinator | Email
Steve Lingenbrink served as Rotary International District Governor (D5030) in 2012-13. Previously he served as the President of the Bellevue Breakfast Club (2005), Assistant District Governor (2006-08), Executive District Governor (2008-09). While Steve was serving as District Trainer in 2009, he was selected as the District Governor Designate. More recently Steve was an Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25 (2013-15), Zone 25/26 Membership Chair (2015-17), District 5030 Council on Legislation Representative2016 and 2019. July 1, 2018, Steve will become the Zone 25 Rotary Coordinator. On the Education side, Steve serves on the faculty of GNATS/GETS (Z25/26), Rotary Institute, PNW-PETS, Far-West PETS, Southwest PETS, as well Training Leader at International Assembly (2017 and 2018).
Steve is frequently featured as a presenter and keynote speaker in all 22 districts of Zones 25 & 26. He and his wife Terri, along with their grown children Sarah-Grace and Shine, have both led and served on many international projects all over the world, including an 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 35 years of experience. His wife Terri works alongside him as the Director of Operations for the firm. (www.lingenbrink.com). When not serving Rotary International, Steve and Terri love to travel, collect wine, and ride his Harley Davidson. Terri was a member of the Seattle 4 Rotary Club, and now enjoys the position Education Chair for Zone 25/26 Partners Program supporting GNATS and GETS partners; She was also a Partner Leaders Coach for International Institute 2018. Steve and Terri are Major Donors, Bequest, and Paul Harris Society Members.
Mitty Chang | Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Districts 5030, 5150 | 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.
Areas of Expertise: Rotaract/Rotary relations, young professionals in Rotary, forming Rotaract clubs, and alternative clubs including e-clubs.
Tom Carroll | Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Districts 5020, 5080 & 5100 | Email
Tom Carroll served as Rotary International District Governor (D5020) in 2017-18, serving the district’s 90 Rotary Clubs and 4,700 Rotarians on Vancouver Island, BC and Western Washington State. Previously he served as Charter President of the Gateway – Thurston County Club (2011-13), Assistant Governor (2013-15), District Council Chairman (2014-15), District Conference Chairman (2015-16) and PNW-PETS Chairman of the Board of Directors (2016-17). Recently Tom has been appointed an Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25 (2018-21).
Tom retired with the rank of Captain after 30 years in the United States Navy, serving as a Special Intelligence Officer and Surface Warfare Officer. Tom is the President of Tiburon Systems, an information technology and engineering management firm that manages the State of Washington’s education network. Formerly, Tom was a senior executive with Accenture PLC, where he served local government and higher education clients in the Western United States. Tom has held the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification since 2001.
Tom and Laurie, together with their grown children Amanda and Sean, enjoy attending University of Washington Husky football games 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 recently agreed to help with the Zone 25/26 Partners Program supporting GNATS and GETS partners. Tom and Laurie are members of the Paul Harris and Arch Klumph Societies.
Areas of Expertise: Forming new Rotary clubs, satellite clubs, affecting change in a district/club, and Risk Management.
Doug McDonald | Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Districts 5180 & 5190 | 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.
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 for Districts 5110, 5130 & 5160 | 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 an NID in India.
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.