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Annual Meeting and Speaker Betsy Brennan

16 Aug 2023 9:06 AM | Anonymous

President Susan Day rang the bell to open the Club annual meeting at UC San Diego Park and Market. She welcomed members and guests:

  • Annie Fitzgerald
  • Jeanette Gann-Escobar
  • Jay Henslee
  • Ryan Stevens

After we recited the Pledge of Allegiance, Gordon Boerner introduced our speaker Betsy Brennan, CEO of Downtown San Diego Partnership, who told our members about all the benefits their organization is providing to residents and businesses in downtown.


After the speaker, we inducted 6 new members:

  • Karen Bower
  • Brittany Curran
  • Lance Grob
  • Tyler Harris
  • Todd Miller
  • Ashley Morey

Next up, our annual meeting, beginning with approval of last year's minutes.

Then, a motion was made by Doug Frost and seconded by Gordon Boerner to elect next year's Board of Directors:

Steve Morris, President
Susan Day, Immediate Past President
Justin Frisco, Vice President
Karina Sousa, Club Secretary
Brian Krause, Club Treasurer
2024: Lauren Cook, Tom Bauer
2025: Gordon Boerner, Ryan Callan
2026: Glen Honig, Lance Grob

The motion passed unanimously.

We wished Brittany Curran a happy birthday!

Members generously donated Bill's Bucks to celebrate/recognize:

  • Louie Ocana - lost his Kiwanis pin
  • Joe Sigurdson - thank you to Club for helping with Caddyhack
  • Gordon Boerner - upcoming collaboration with Rotary, Lions, Optimists
  • Lauren Cook - thank you to Club for helping at upcoming SOSL walk
  • Karina Sousa - excited about new members
  • Monica Ball - Uplift is proud to work with Downtown San Diego Partnership
  • Ryan Callan - no Kiwanis pin, son's 20th birthday, welcome to new faces
  • Steve Futterman (interclub from Imperial Beach Kiwanis) - Kiwanis San Diego sets the standard
  • Heather Robinson - awesome Kiwanis Cal-Nev-Ha conference
  • Drue Jordan - just put up Christmas lights
  • Brian Krause - forgot his pin, finished home renovations
  • Carl Nettleton - new grandson born last week, spoke at a Rotary meeting and went to a second Rotary meeting
  • Ryan Stevens (guest of Joe Sigurdson and soon-to-be member) - thanks to Boys to Men and wants to increase service among young people
  • Jay Jeffcoat - just got back from Londo
  • Doug Frost - Governor Elect

After a recap of past events and look forward to future ones, the meeting adjourned.

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