Southwest Rotary PETS

February 7 – 9, 2020

Los Angeles Airport Marriott

5855 West Century Boulevard  Los Angeles  California  90045  USA 

Partner’s Program!

People of Action Campaign

Rotaract Program

Holger Knaack

RI President 2020-21

Rotary Theme 2020 – 2021

HOLGER KNAACK, Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln, Germany
Treasurer, Rotary International, 2014-15
Director, Rotary International, 2013-14
 
Holger Knaack holds a degree in business administration from the University of Applied Sciences Kiel. Since 1995, Holger has been CEO of the real estate company Knaack KG. Previously, he was a partner and general manager of bakery Knaack Enterprises, a 125-year old family business.
 
Holger is chairman and founder of Karl-Adam-Stiftung (Karl Adam Foundation). He served for six years as chairman of Rotary Jugenddienst Deutschland e.V. (Rotary Youth Exchange Germany). He is a founding member of the “Studentenhilfe Viadrina e.V.,” and the Foundation “Der Rotarier.” In his community, Holger is a founding member of the Civic Foundation of the City of Ratzeburg and served as president of the Golf-Club Gut Grambek for several years.
 
A Rotarian since 1991, Holger is a member of the Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln. He was treasurer of RI and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Board.
 

 Susanne Knaack, wife of 2020-21 RI President Holger Knaack

Holger has served RI as president’s representative, Council on Legislation representative, resource group zone coordinator, GETS trainer and RI training leader. He has been a member and chair of numerous RI committees.
 
Currently, Holger is Moderator of the 2019 Rotary International Assembly, Endowment/Major Gifts Adviser and Co-Chair of the 2019 Hamburg Convention HOC.
 
Holger is a Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation, a member of the Paul-Harris Society and the Bequest Society. Married to Susanne for 42 years, the couple has hosted more than 40 Rotary Youth Exchange students. In his leisure time, Holger enjoys sailing and playing golf.

HONOLULU, HAWAII
June 6-10, 2020

Southwest PETS Chairperson 2019-2020

Miles Petroff

 

Miles Petroff joined the Rotary club of Rancho del Chino in Chino, California in 1999. He served as the club’s president in 2003-2004. He has served many roles in District 5300 and was District Governor 2013-2014. He is the recipient of the Rotary’s Service Above Self Award.

During his year as District Governor, he has raised over $517,000 for Polio and #1 in Zone 26 for Total Contributions.

Recently retired from Verizon after 33 years still enjoys working for H&R Block as a Enrolled Agent for the past 25 years. During his tenure at Verizon and H&R Block he has also served as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Chino for 10 years and is currently serving on the Board of Director for the Boys Republic in Chino Hills since 2013.

This year Miles will serve has the Chair for Southwest Rotary PETS.   Miles has been involved in PETS for 15 years.  of Foundation as Zone 26 ARRFC.

Miles is a native Californian born in the city of Los Angles. He met his wife Teresa at the age of 17 and has been married for 40 years. They have one daughter Sara.

Miles and Teresa reside in Chino for the last 32 years.

Miles is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and his wife Teresa is a Paul Harris Fellow. He is also a member of the Bequest Society. Miles has served as a Assistant Rotary Foundation Coordinator for Zone 26.

 

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The Rotary club presidents of 2020-21 have just discovered the new theme for their year! We are so pleased to announce the 2020-21 Rotary theme is “Rotary Opens Opportunities.” Rotary International President-elect Holger Knaack introduced the theme at the International Assembly in San Diego. The theme, revealed on stage before several hundred Rotary leaders from across the globe, will officially take effect July 1, 2020. RI President-Elect Knaack will be joining us for Southwest a Rotary PETS, and will expand on this new theme, and what it means for Rotary of the future. See you at SouthwestRotaryPETS.org! ... See MoreSee Less

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A huge shout-out to Sylvia Whitlock, who will be at Southwest PETS in February. Whitlock has been part of the Southwest Rotary PETS planning committee all year long, and it has been a joy to connect with her every month. At PETS, we are so incredibly fortunate to have her experience, her creativity, and her love of life. She is a true Rotary legend.Lucky to be amongst Rotary Women royalty- Johrita Solari, RI Director; Sylvia Whitlock, the woman who went to the Supreme Court to get women allowed in Rotary; Julia Phelps, former RI Director. ... See MoreSee Less

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The remodel of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott is coming together beautifully. The "before and after" is stunning, with all-new furnishings and a brighter, more open feel. This year's Southwest Rotary PETS will be one of the very first events to be hosted in the all-new conference center. Cannot wait until February 7! Learn more about the conference at southwestrotarypets.org ... See MoreSee Less

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PREP Training Schedule

District 5240

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District 5320

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District 5280

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District 5330

Date & Time:
January 11, 2020 @ 8:00am

Location:
Arrowhead Country Club
3433 Parkside Drive
San Bernardino

 District 5500

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District 5300

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District 5340

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