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.

2013-2014 Club Officers








President: Tim George

President-Elect: Scott Logan

Immediate Past President: Catherine Carbone-Rogers

Secretary: Alison Pacunski

Treasurer: Susan Goegebuer

Sergeant at Arms: Dave Loft

2013-2014 Committee Chairs

Community Service: Dave Markwell & Glenn Bishop

New Generations:  Carri Litowitz

Vocational Service:  Boyd McPherson

International Service:  Dan Johnson

Public Relations:  Lisa Meinecke

Club Service: Kerry Wallingford

Membership: Marion Yoshino

Rotary Foundation:  Andy Rodgers

Programs: Janel Stoneback and Tony Hettler

Major Fund Raisers:  Brian Snure and Lisa Meinecke