District Governor Erin Dunn invites you to ...

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And be sure to attend live at the Napa Valley Marriott - May 6th, 7th, and 8th!!

Welcome to Rotary District 5130

District Conference Schedule

D5130 2016 District Conference in Napa, California

“Tune in to the Explore Channel”

With RI President’s Representative PRID John Smarge & Cynthia


Thursday Evening, May 5

Special Welcome Reception at the home of Ted & Lil Witten (North Napa)


Friday Evening, May 6

*Complimentary Wine Tasting (5 p.m.)

Doors open at 6 p.m.

*Napa High School Choir

*Presentation on the Valley Fire in Lake County: Aftermath and Rising from the Ashes (3rd worst fire in CA history)

*Special Youth Exchange program presentation

*Vocational Program by RC of Arcata Sunrise

*Membership & Vocational Service Awards

*Mentoring Awards

*Keynote Speaker:  Stephanie Drackovitch, Emmy Award-winning producer and owner of 44 Blue Productions

*Hospitality Suite


Saturday Morning, May 7

Doors open at 8 a.m.

*Keynote:  Maureen Merrill, “Channel Surfing the Secrets of Joy”

*Community Project presentations by RCs of Rohnert Park-Cotati, Del Norte Sunrise and Sebastopol Sunrise

*Community Service Awards


*Keynote: PDG Larry Myers, “Post-Polio Syndrome

*D5130 World’s Greatest Meals

*Polio Plus Awards

*Shoes That Grow, speaker: Rotarian and Founder Kenton Lee (from Nampa, ID)

Performance by Transcendence Theatre Company


Saturday Afternoon, May 7

Doors open at Noon

*Rotary Friendship Exchange Team from India

*Keynote: Marilyn Fitzgerald, “If I had a Water Buffalo




Saturday Evening, May 7

*Hosted Cocktail Party (5 p.m.)

Doors open at 6 p.m.

*Rotaract Presentation, including Rotaplast trip to Bangladesh

*2016-18 Zone 25 Rotary Public Image Coordinator Vicki Puliz

*Public Image Awards

*Special Entertainment

*Leadership Awards, Governor’s Awards, RI President’s Awards, Clubs of the Year and Rotarian of the Year

*DG Pin Exchange with DGE

*Hospitality Suite


Sunday Morning, May 8

8 a.m. Business Meeting (with Mimosas)


Sunday Morning, May 8

*Welcome Song from RC of St. Helena

*Club Service Awards

*Youth Program presentations by RCs of Santa Rosa, Sonoma Valley and Valley of the Moon

*Youth Service Awards

*D5130 Youth Exchange Program


On behalf of the District nominating committee, I am pleased to announce that Barbara Spangler from the Rotary Club of Valley of the Moon has been selected to serve as D5130 District Governor in 2018-19.

Barb is a member of the Rotary Club of the Valley of the Moon and is actively involved in Healthcare Consulting to primary care clinics in Sonoma County.  A native of Boston, Barb holds an undergraduate degree in Medical Technology from Framingham State University and an MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  She worked in technology and new business development with a number of health care companies and retired from GE Healthcare.  Her career encompassed many domestic and international projects including a fascinating year of living in Paris and a year living in the U.K.  

Barb joined Valley of the Moon Rotary in 2009 and was President of the club in 2012-2013.  She is currently an Assistant Governor and serves on the District 5130 Board of Directors as a member-at-large.  Barb is also the Chair of the 2016 District Training Assembly and participated in this year’s Zone Institute as an Emerging Rotary Leader.  Barb has participated in multiple Rotaplast missions and will be the Medical Records Director on the District 5130 Rotaract/Rotaplast mission to Bangladesh in January of 2016.   

In addition to her commitment to Rotary, Barb serves on the Board of the Redwood Empire Food Bank and is a member advisor to Kaiser Permanente Northern California.

Barb and her husband, Jim, and their dog, Buddy, live in Santa Rosa.

Congratulations Barbara!

Erin Dunn

District Governor, 2015-16



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In Rotary Service,

Erin Dunn, D5130 District Governor