Jeanne Friedel is from the Rotary Club of Terra Linda.  She has been a Rotarian for 8 years.  She absolutely represents the model of an engaged member.  She is the first to volunteer and support Rotarians, projects, and the community.  Jeanne seems to have boundless energy and somehow makes her productive time efficient and abundant.  She is volunteer extraordinaire to help with projects, fundraisers, multi-club projects, district projects, learning & leadership trainer & organizer.

Here are Jeanne’s list of accomplishments and accolades thus far:

  • Terra Linda’s Community Service Chair and Foundation President
  • Rotary 4-Way Fest volunteer
  • SF-Marin Food Bank Extra-Food volunteer
  • Serves on the District 5150 RYLA steering committee
  • Served as the District 5150 Conference & Events Chair (which includes the annual big district fundraiser for the RI Foundation)
  • President of Terra Linda Rotary / 2015-16
  • Convention Chair for Rotary 5150 / 2014-2015
  • Past Membership Co-Chair for the Rotary District 5150
  • Chairman of the Steering Committee for a joint project between multiple Rotary Clubs and the Center 4 Domestic Peace helping to develop needed bed space for families coming out of domestic violence
  • Member of a variety of Marin County Interests groups and is involved in leading efforts to develop a Larkspur Town Square with the Larkspur Library Community Center Foundation
  • Volunteer at the Sausalito Art Festival for 17 years
  • Appointed by the Mayor of Larkspur to the AdHoc Committee to develop a master plan for a new Community Center project
  • Founder of “Larkspur Rec’ing Crew”, a nonprofit organization, that helps fund youth programs for children in need within the community
  • Served as Commissioner for the City of Larkspur Parks and Recreation
  • Worked with the City of Sausalito managing their city-wide events including the Caledonia Street Fair and Jazz by the Bay, as well as the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce.

Jeanne is an amazing resource to members of Terra Linda, other Rotary clubs and our District 5150.  She embodies the true Rotary spirit role model.  All this and Jeanne manages to virtually attend all meetings and events!

Congratulations once again to Jeanne Friedel from the Rotary Club of Terra Linda for being our “Rotarian of the Month” in August 2019.