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This is where to look if you need a Speaker for your club.  If you have someone you'd like to recommend as a Speaker, please email:  wbtus@aol.com
 
 
Speakers:
 
Dr. Don Jorgensen
Volunteer Ambassador, ShelterBox USA
520-906-9148
donjorgensen@comcast.net
 
Since 2000, ShelterBox has provided shelter, warmth, and hope following more than 300 disasters in over 100 countries. ShelterBox serves the most vulnerable families who have been displaced due to earthquake, volcano, flood, hurricane, cyclone, tsunami, or conflict by delivering essential shelter aid and life-saving supplies. ShelterBox’s core aid items include a disaster relief tent for an extended family, blankets, a water filtration system, emergency lighting, and other tools for survival. ShelterBox is an official Project Partner of Rotary International.
 
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Dennis Bergquist, Kino Rotary Club
bergquistglobal@gmail.com

 
Learn how Dennis Bergquist with the Bergquist Foundation has partnered and mentored smaller District Rotary Clubs to complete District Global grants that have improved the life of a Kenya Village.  His presentation is titled “Rotary at Work in Kenya” and Dennis is willing to to a PowerPoint presentation via Zoom.

 
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Charles Heberle III
cheberle3@me.com
207-602-8976
 
Charles is the coordinator of Rotary activities between the USA and Russia.  He is responsible for building bridges between the two countries through citizen diplomacy sending Rotarians both ways.  He talks to Rotary Clubs across the USA to help improve relations with Russia through Rotary, and trying to strengthen Rotary in Russia simultaneously.
 
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Randy Young
La Tierra Del Jaguar
520-833-6138
randy@latierradeljaguar.org

La Tierra del Jaguar is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing a better world for the jaguar, humanity and life as we know it. Jaguars and our environment are in danger due to human activity. By creating a demonstration site from which to lead by example, we teach the skills and systems needed to transform the land, the agricultural practices and communities--all while creating economic opportunities and employment in the name of the jaguar.

 
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Ethan Orr, Assistant Vice President, UA
Government Affairs and Community Partnerships
eorr@email.arizona.edu
 
Learn about the U of A Land Grant projects and other ways the Gov't Affairs and Community Partnerships Dept. applies science to help address issues that face our state, from eating properly to living longer.
 
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"El" Ndoye, Founder
"The Forgotten Children"
elhadj.ndoye@canyoncommunity.com
(520) 544-6538
 
It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 homeless street children in Senegal.  Learn how El started The Forgotten Children to make sure these kids have a happy future.
 
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Byron Thompson, Author
byron@byronethompson.com
503-440-1862
 
"Sea Change: A Story About Realizing Your Dreams In Retirement" is the topic of Byron's book. Learn how to realize your dreams firsthand with a presentation from Byron.
 
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Maggie Trinkle
Sky Island Alliance
maggie@skyislandalliance.org
 
Do you know what the Sky Island Alliance is?  For a start, they protect open space; they keep wildlife connected; and they restore land and waters.  Find out more with an informative presentation.
 
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Pima County Attorney's Office
pat.wiedhopf@pcoa.pima.gov
(520) 724-4096
 
Vanessa Helms, Director of Victim Services
Learn about the Victim's Rights Guide established by the Victim Services Division as well as the extensive protocol that has been developed to help victims of mass casualties.
 
Jonathan Mosher
Jonathan Mosher prosecutes homicides, cold cases, violent felonies, sexual assaults, and crimes against children in Tucson, Arizona. He lectures at Arizona Prosecuting Attorney Advisory Council state-wide training seminars and has also been a lecturer for National District Attorneys Association.
 
Kate K. V. Lawson, Director of Specialty Court Initiatives
Kate Lawson oversees the Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison (DTAP) program, which takes high-risk, high-need substance addicted individuals with prison-mandatory felony charges and instead sends them to residential treatment, provides wraparound services like housing and job support, and intensive supervision.
 
Tracy Miller, Deputy County Attorney
If you think sex trafficking doesn’t happen in Tucson, think again. As a prosecutor, Tracy Miller will provide important information regarding this crime, and how you can help if you think you can identify a victim.
 
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Sherie Broekema
Long Realty - The Tucson Homes Team
sherieb@tucsonhomes.com
520-977-4560
 
Downsizing made easy - The Tucson Homes Team can help you with a plan!  Plus, they offer an overview of the local real estate market.  And....is a housing market down-turn coming???
 
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Dr. Suzanne Eckert
Head of Collections
Arizona State Museum
 
The Museum is the home of the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of Southwest Indian pottery with specimens spanning 2000 years.  Find out what all can be learned from just a small sherd (not shard) of pottery.
 
Contact Darlene Lizarraga:
dfl@email.arizona.edu
 
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Rebecca Masterson
rebecca@genjustice.org
602-710-1135 x703
 
An eye-opening look into the lives of drug-exposed newborns, the smallest victims of Arizona’s opioid epidemic, and how Gen Justice is reshaping legal protections for children with bipartisan reform.
 
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Daniel D. Stringham Cadre
Barba_rosa77@yahoo.com
520-260-1095
 
Available to speak on short-term notice, Daniel offers an informative presentation on these topics: Rotary/Toastmasters Alliance, Rotary Water and Sanitation Project in Haiti, Rotary Eco-stove Project tin Nicaragua, the Rotary Fountain Care of Technical Advisers
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Amy Brandhuber
C.A.S.A. Program Supervisor
Pima County Juvenile Court Center
520-724-2069
amy.brandhuber@pcjcc.pima.gov
 
Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (C.A.S.A.) is an agency committed to:  Community Protection,  Restoring Victims and Successful Youth and Family. 
 
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Liz Petterson - Executive Director
Arizona Land and Water Trust
lpetterson@alwt.org
520-577-8564
 
Did you know that ALWT has worked with the Dept. of Defense to protect encroachment on Ft. Huachuca?  Do you know what a conservation easement is?  There is so much to learn about this incredibly important program that has already protected over 50,000 acres in Southern Arizona.
 
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Meg Linton, Executive Director
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT)
mlinton@trotarizona.org
 
TROT gives back to the Tucson community in a big way just like Rotary, from helping veterans suffering from PTSD to children suffering from sensory deprivation.
 
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Robert Logan
Asst. Dean for External and Corporate Relations
College of Science - University of AZ
rlogan@u.arizona.edu
 
From missions to Mars (Phoenix Mars Mission) and near earth asteroids (OSIRIS-REx); to the study of water in a semi-arid environment (Biosphere 2); to building the largest telescope mirrors in the world (Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab), the College of Science is an incredible place of discovery.  This talk is an overview of the College of Science and the work we do right here in Southern Arizona.
 
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Robert Logan
Asst. Dean for External and Corporate Relations
College of Science - University of AZ
rlogan@u.arizona.edu
 
Happiness — Why is it so elusive for so many?  I provide 8 scientifically proven techniques that if put into action in one’s own life, will result in a happier and more fulfilling life.
 
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Billy Still
billystill72@gmail.com
"The Inn Project"
 
Legal asylum seekers, many who don't speak English or Spanish, struggle between the time ICE releases them and they arrive at their sponsor, typically located 4 -5 days away by Greyhound Bus.  Learn what is being done in Tucson to help these vulnerable families.
 
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Dr. Kella B. Price, SPHR, CPLP, SHRM-SCP 
CEO, Human Resources and Learning Consultant - Price Consulting Group www.thepriceconsultinggroup.com
Fitness, Nutrition and Life Coach 
Turbo Kick, PiYo, CIZE, P90x, Insanity, Country Heat, CORE DE FORCE Instructor - Beachbody LIVE  www.beachbodycoach.com/kellaprice
 (Cell) 252-622-8119
 
I am a Yuma Rotary member and an HR and Training consultant for businesses of all sizes.  I am also a fitness and nutrition coach.
 
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Stacy Rupprecht-Butler
Step Up To Justice
www.stepuptojustice.org
 
Step Up To Justice is a full-service free civil legal center for low income individuals and families in Pima County. This year, over 140,000 low-income individuals in Pima County will face a civil legal problem. 900 attorneys in Pima County are ready to help.  Find out how Step Up to Justice is connecting volunteer attorneys with low-income individuals and families in need.
 
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Raquel Goodrich - Deputy Director
National Institute for Civil Discourse
P: 520-621-0082
Web: www.nicd.arizona.edu
 
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Dr. Brecken Chinn  - Handreach

Children who are otherwise healthy and normal find their bodies and minds changed suddenly and forever due to fire, abuse, accidents, warfare, or natural disaster.  HandReach's mission is to make sure that best practices in pediatric burn and amputee care and rehabilitation are available around the world.    www.handreach.org

To schedule a presentation, please contact Jack Bybee:  520-468-1561 or jack@handreach.org
 
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Jerry Trubman - Senior Strength Matters Kettlebell Certification Instructor
Train For Life: Creating a Sustainable Fitness Plan at Any Age
theprotocolsc@gmail.com
www.theprotocolsc.com
 
Jerry is the owner and founder of The Protocol Strength & Conditioning, a fitness facility and coaching program specializing in teaching people how to move better and become stronger.
 
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Samuel Aguirre
Tucson Sector Border Patrol
Direct Line: (520) 519-2645
Samuel.Aguirre@cbp.dhs.gov

A fascinating look into the depth, challenges and successes of the agency in charge of securing our borders.
 
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Joan Gilbert - "Moms Demand Action"
azjoangilbert@gmail.com
 
Are you sure your guns are stored safely?  When your children or grandchildren go to their friend's house, are the guns in that house stored safely?  Be Smart" about gun safety and help prevent firearm deaths.   www.momsdemandaction.org
 
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Ed Davis - American Legion Dept. of Arizona
ovpost132@gmail.com
 
So how much do you really understand about the American Legion?  You'll be surprised at how little that is.