DGE 5340 Mel Gallegos

Club: San Diego Downtown Breakfast

 

Mel was born and raised in Central California.  He received his BS in Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills.  Growing up in Delano, his first job was at the Perelli-Minetti Winery.  Mel served our country as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy stationed at San Diego Naval Hospital, Balboa.  Mel joined the staff of Sharp Memorial Hospital in 1981 working on the Cardiac Care Unit.  In the last few years he transitioned to the Information Technology department to work on the electronic medical recordkeeping system. 

Mel was recognized as a Partner of Health and Pillar of Philanthropy by the Sharp HeathCare Foundation.  A multiple Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation and Bequest Society member, Mel is dedicated to making the world a better place.  He also actively supports Project Mexico and Mana De San Diego and is a member of the American Legion. 

Mel is Past President of the El Cajon Breakfast and San Diego Downtown Breakfast Rotary Clubs.  In addition to serving at the club level, he has served the District in many capacities including Assistant Governor, Foundation Mentor, Rotaract Chair, Community Service Chair, Foundation Gala Chair and District Conference Chair. 

Mel’s wife, Hey Jude, is a member of San Diego Downtown Breakfast Rotary Club. 

Mel’s first trip to Africa was to participate in an NID in Eritrea.  That was the beginning of several trips to East Africa for Mel and Hey-Jude.  They have attended District Conferences in Mexico and East Africa. 

PREP Training Schedule

Name: 2018-19 President’s Pre-PETS Roundtable
Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 to 12:00pm
Location: Hotel Karlan, 14455 Penasquitos Drive, San Diego, CA 92129

Name: 2018-19 President’s Rally
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 8:30 to 12:00pm
Location: TBD