About the Rotary Club of Des Moines


The Rotary Club of Des Moines, Washington, founded in 1958, has a long and rich history serving the Des Moines and Highline Communities. The Rotary Club of Des Moines  is a member of Rotary International, and shares the international organization’s mission, vision and values.

A sample of the many service projects led by the Rotary Club of Des Moines include community literacy, parks improvement, support to the Des Moines Area Food bank and other service organizations, partnership with local schools, and sponsorship of community events, including the annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival and the Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Fest.











Our Mission

The Rotary Club of Des Moines is an association of civic leaders who are making our community and the world a better place to live, learn, work, and play.

2015-2016 Club Officers

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President: Janel Stoneback

Secretary: Alison Pacunski

Club Treasurer: Kerry Wallingford

President Elect: Carri Litowitz

Past President: Scott Logan

Committee Chairs

Community Service: Dan Johnson & Dave Markwell

New Generations:  Lisa Leone & Carri Litowitz

International Service: Mark Rusnak

Foundation:  Andrew Rogers

Membership:  Catherine Carbone Rogers

Club Service: Janel Stoneback

Public Relations:  Tim George

Vocational Service:  Al Isaac & Andrew Mahugu

Sergeant-at-Arms: Jim Polhamus

Programs: Peter Philips

Wine Festival:  Scott Logan

Blues and Brews:  Brian Snure.