Charter Members

Charter Members, front to back, Left to right, in photo, 
*Dick Sloggett, Jr., Senior, Active,
Jim O’Connor, Land Brokerage, 
*William Mowry, Ranching, 
Germaine Brown, Restaurant Services, 
*Jolly Kissinger, Entertainment, 
*Brysone Nishimoto, Travel Services, *Claudia Swenson, Restauranteur, 
Gary Siracusa, Commercial Construction,
*Gregg Gardiner, Publisher,
Terry Wells, Custom Home Builder, 
*Marilyn Sipila
*Ruth Mueller, Community Associations, Joe Halasey, Fruit Sales,
John Gillen, Agricultural Produce,
*Aimee Bergholz, Fashion Design,
*Mike Dyer, Land Development, 
*Lou Dubuque, Real Estate,
*Pam Dohrman, Family Counseling, 
Deanna (Cook) Schafer, Wedding Consulting, 
*Tom Bodnar,
Lucy Adams, Resort Retail,
Mal Dohrman, Attorney, 

Not shown in photo are,
*Bill Bess, Architect,
*Tom Blankley, Jr.,
*Bill Coracy, Senior Active,
*Clarence Greff, Boating Tours,
*Mike Hannon,
*Kiku Harada,
*Kopa (Stanley) Kaluahine, Action Actor, *Dave Monahan, Hotel Management,
*Conrad Schmidt,
*Richard Voss,
*John Wehrheim, 

* Asterisk in front of the name indicates that the member is no longer active in the club.

Local community Projects

Repairs to the Hanalei Center • Repairs to the Boy Scout Camp, Haena * Monthly Highway Clean Up • Community Food Drives • Clean Up of Kilauea School Grounds • Supplies and Books - Hanalei and Kilauea Elementary School • Recycling Program Participation • Reading Tutorial Program at Hanalei School • Annual Scholarships to Kauai High School students • Hanalei Pavilion Restoration (joint project) • Kauai airport and highway beautification program • Music training program for Kapaa High School Community • Medical survey for Leptospirosis • Fund-raising for Princeville Library books • KCC Vocational Scholarships • Kids Voting at elementary schools • Free vaccinations to Kauai elderly and youth • Princeville Speed reminder signs Donated and installed • View Benches at the Pali Ke Kua Lookout in Princeville • Established Nursing Scholarship at Kauai Community College • Distributed complimentary dictionaries to third graders on Kauai • Cleaned up and painted the restrooms at Black Pot Beach • Secured Weinberg Friends Grant of $10,000 for the Kauai Food Bank• Built and donated to Kauai County the Water Safety Storage Bldg in Hanalei • Developed scholarship program to “Home Grow” our own teachers • Awarded “Teacher of the Year” at Hanalei and Kilauea Elementary Schools.

International Service

Neurological equipment for Children’s Hospital - Chita Russia • Support free mobile clinic for villagers in Bangalore, India • Malaria containment & micro-industry projects - Lalmanirhat, Bangladesh • Newborn Intensive Care and Diagnostic equipment - Nakhodka, Russia • Health care program for dental, eye, infectious disease/injury in Venezuela • Neurological equipment for hospital treating one million people a year - Lebanon • Rotaplast Partner, providing free cleft palate and corrective facial surgeries in third world countries • Provided farming equipment to community - Abeokuta, Nigeria • Text and English books to school in Albania • Provided food, clothing, education and other needs to 80 orphaned and abandoned children - Ilupeju, Nigeria • Provided educational materials to a Rotary run free school for needy children in Dilkusha, Bangladesh • Established and equipped a Computer training center for 3 to 6 month rotational training of poor and unemployed youths in Bhairab, Bangladesh • At their own expense, two Club members traveled to Ghana, Africa to participate in the immunization of 3.5 million children in Rotary’s Polio Eradication Program • Provided a Van to transport handicapped people in Novosibirsk, Russia • Provided housing for seven families on the Philippine Island of Bohol • Provided funding for feeding needy children in the Philippines • Partnered with the Poipu Beach Club to provide shipping for much needed medical equipment for Vincente Soto Memorial Hospital at Cebu, Philippines • Two members distributed wheelchairs in the Phillipines * One member participated in Rotoplast in the Phillipines

Past Presidents

1994 - 1995 Mal Dohrman,
1995 - 1996 Gregg Gardiner
1996 - 1997 Lucy Adams,
1997 - 1998 Gary Siracusa,
1998 - 1999 Joe Halasey,
1999 - 2000 Laura Richards
2000 - 2001 Jon Anderton
2001 - 2002 Jim O’Connor
2002 - 2003 Ming Fang,
2003 - 2004 Deanna Schafer
2004 - 2005 George Corrigan, 2005 - 2006 Tsajon von Lixfeld,
2006 - 2007 Steve Whitney
2007 - 2008 Sally Motta,
2008 - 2009 Jeff Goodman,
2009 - 2010 John Gillen,
2010 - 2011 George Corrigan
2011 - 2012 Bob Capwell
2012 - 2013 Tony Motta
2013 - 2014 Michael Somers
2014 - 2015 John Young
2015 - 2016 Michael Dexter-Smith
2016 - 2017 John Oszust