Past Speakers - 2014

December 2014 Programs

December 1   Daniel Hartwig, Stanford University Archivist, "Poisoning Death of Jane Stanford"
December 8   New Member Talks: Elliott Wright, Dave Holland, and Dr Mike Wick
December 15   West Bay Opera
December 22   DARK
December 29   DARK

November 2014 Programs

November 3   Gloria Duffy CEO, Commonwealth Club of CA, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense in Clinton Administration: "The Crisis in Ukraine"
November 10   Tina Selig Professor of the Practice, Dept of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University: "A Crash Course on Creativity"
November 17   Joel Rosenthal National Training Director, VHA Veterans Justice Programs: "Assisting our Justice Involved Veterans"
November 24   Judge LaDoris Cordell (ret) Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose: "Civilian Oversight of the Police: What is it and why should you care?"

October 2014 Programs

October 6   Statewide Propositions Gloria Hom and Terry Christenson, Prof. of Political Science, San Jose State
October 13   Rotary Partners in Service: Oscar Garcia, Chihuahua, Mexico
October 20   David Kennedy, Stanford Professor of History Emiritus, “Who Bleeds, Who Pays, the US Armed Forces Today."
October 27   Dr. Max McGee, Superintendent, Palo Alto Unified School District: "Preparing Students for Careers That Don't Exist"

September 2014 Programs

September 1   DARK
September 8   Mary Wadden “The History of Silicon Valley in Pictures”
September 15   Walt Hays: World Community Service
September 22   Palo Alto City Council Candidates Forum
September 29   World Community Service (Part 2)  Speaker TBD

August 2014 Programs

August 4   New Member Talks: Chrissy Coolidge, Peter Shambora, Sharon Tennison
August 11   District Governor Ed Jellen
August 18   Buzz Thompson, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, “California Drying”
August 25   Colleen Baily, Executive Director, National Steinbeck Center, "75th Anniversary of the publishing of the Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck"

July 2014 Programs

July 7

  Club Assembly

July 14

  Dr. Phil Pizzo, former Dean Stanford School of Medicine, "Life a Continuing Journey"

July 21

  Vocational Talks - Dave Thornton, Leannah Hunt, Ben Threlkeld

July 28

  Larry Magid, "Tech Policy: Privacy, Safety and Security"

June 2014 Programs

June 2   Dr. Harvey Fishman, "Femtosecond Laser Cataract  Surgery"
June 9   Will Durst, Political Satirist, "You Can’t Make Stuff Up Like This."
June 16   Larry Stone, Santa Clara County Assessor
June 23   Jude Barry, "Great American Speeches"
June 30   DARK

May 2014 Programs

May 5    Rotary Foundation Presentation, Walt Hays
May 12    Judy Miner President, Foothill College
May 19    New Member talks
May 26    DARK

April 2014 Programs

April 7   Knight Fellow Presentation
April 14   Jim Keene, Palo Alto City Manager
April 21   James G. Workman, "Water and the Drought"
April 28   Jim Sweeney, Stanford University Professor of  Management Science & Engineering

March 2014 Programs

March 3  

Dr. Donn Posner, PA Health Care VA, "Sleep Like a Baby, the Latest Research on Insomnia and Aging"

March 10   Bishop Patrick McGrath, Bishop of San Jose
March 17   Alain Enthoven, Prof. Emeritus, Public and Private Management Stanford University Graduate School of Business, "The Affordable Care Act"
March 24   Gunn Chamber Singers
March 31   Vocational Talks: Don Langendorf, Henrietta Burroughs and Dave Thornton

February 2014 Programs

February 3   Jacqueline Copeland-Carson, Executive Director, African American Women's Development Fund.
February 10   New Member Talks: Pam Antil, Joe Sinnott, and Jackie Scholerman
February 17   Beth Weisberg, Principal, Workplace Essentials, "Understand Different Operating Styles, Watch Influence Soar"
February 24   Vivek Thoppay, Sr., VP Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch, "Economic Outlook for 2014"

January 2014 Programs

January 6   Shabbir Latif, Emotional Intelligence
January 13   Karyn Sinunu-Towery, Former Assistant DA, Santa Clara County, Crime and Punishment: Changes in the Last 30 years
January 20   Dennis Boyle of IDEO, Design Thinking for the Underserved
January 28   Stephanie Martinson, Racing Hearts Project