To ensure the health of our members, their families, guests, and the community; and in accordance with governmental directives to shelter in place, the Rotary Club of Castro Valley has moved all lunch and Club meetings online via Zoom until further notice.  Please check the Upcoming Events in the right column for specific details and instructions to access the meeting.  
The Club will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and governmental directives and adjust Club meetings and events as appropriate.  Please check your email and this website on regular basis for updated information.  Please take all necessary health precautions and stay safe.
Oakland International Airport (OAK) Bryant Francis, Director of Aviation for the Port of Oakland - The Port of Oakland encompasses three divisions (Commercial Real Estate, Maritime and Aviation). As the Director of Aviation, Bryant oversees the Oakland International Airport (OAK) and oversees 200 employees at the airport.
Iron Mountain EPA Superfund Site Project Dave Sadoff, Project Manager Castro Valley Rotarian - Dave Sadoff is a Senior Professional Geologist at HETI. He is an Environmental Consultant with progressive experience assessing, investigating, and remediating environmentally contaminated sites throughout the United States with expert knowledge in soil, sediment, hydrology, and groundwater remediation, soil vapor mitigation, environmental compliance, environmental insurance, and remedial strategic evaluations during 30+ years in environmental consulting.
COVID-19: What's A Superintendent to Do? - Bruce Johnson, Redwood Christian Schools Superintendent Emeritus and Castro Valley Rotarian provided a wonderful introduction to Dr. Al Hearne II, Superintendent of the Redwood Christian Schools (RCS) and Parvin Ahmadi, Superintendent of the Castro Valley Unified School District.
What's Happening in Pleasanton? Ellen Clark, Community Development Director Over the past year, the Club has had presentations on the economic development in the surrounding cities and communities. Today's presentation focused on the City of Pleasanton with Ellen Clark, Community Development Director since November 2019.
Castro Valley First Responders Salute COVID-19 Health Care Workers at Eden Medical Center - On May 14, first responders from throughout Castro Valley saluted the health care workers at Eden Medical Center with a drive-by parade. The Rotary Club of Castro Valley was proud to be involved in helping plan and sponsor this event.  More information in the following story. Click here to watch the inspiring video of the parade and read more in the next article.
Deb Bakerjian, Clinical Professor University of California at Davis - Deb Bakerjian began by showing photos of a very attractive and well-maintained nursing facility that had a 5-star CMS rating (5-star for quality measures, 4-star for staffing and 3-star for health inspections) yet was at the center of the COIVD-19 outbreak.  CMS is the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service.
Relief Bill Tobin, Rotary Relations Manager of ShelterBox
ShelterBox began  as a Rotary project of the Rotary Club of Helston-Lizard Cornwall, England and over the past 20 years has continued to grow to provide world-wide disaster relief.  It is operated and funded independently of Rotary International (RI) and The Rotary Foundation (TRF); however, ShelterBox is an Official Project Partner of Rotary International.  Bill Tobin a member of the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills serves as the Rotary Relations Manager of ShelterBox and shared the story of ShelterBox.
Rotary Club of Castro Valley
Todd Anglin, President 2019-20

Meets most Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m.
Currently online until further notice at

The Meadows Restaurant at 
Redwood Canyon Golf Course
17007 Redwood Road 
Castro Valley, CA 94546
  Venue Map      
Buffet lunch and speaker for $15.  
Non-members can make reservations
at the phone number below.
Contact information
Lunch Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Past President Todd Anglin & President Gary Howard
Jul 07, 2020 12:00 PM
Passing the Torch

Past President Todd Anglin will summarize the achievements of the 2019-20 Rotary year and President Gary Howard will lay out his vision of the 2020-21 Rotary year.

Past Speakers
Bryant Francis, Director of Aviation - OAK
Jun 23, 2020 12:00 PM
Update on Oakland International Airport
Dave Sadoff
Jun 16, 2020 12:00 PM
Iron Mountain EPA Superfund Site Reclamation
Leroy Morishita, President CSUEB
Jun 09, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link:
Supts Parvin Ahmadi (CVUSD) & Al Hearne (RCS)
Jun 02, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link:
Ellen Clark, Development in Pleasanton
May 26, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link:
CARES Act & SBA Loans
May 19, 2020 12:00 PM
Video Link: at the 27'19" mark
Keeping Elderly Adults Safe During COVID-19
May 12, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link: at the 11'10" mark
Bill Tobin - ShelterBox
May 05, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link: at the 19'13" mark
History of the 19th Amendment
Apr 28, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link: at 21'22" mark
Alameda County Transportation Commission
Apr 21, 2020 12:00 PM
Video link: at 7'30" mark
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Ray Wallace
    July 4
  • Heidi Hausauer
    July 13
  • Javier Padilla
    July 16
  • Monica Lee
    Edward Molyneaux
    July 16
  • Randy Vanderbilt
    Debbie Vanderbilt
    July 19
  • Gary Howard
    Shirley Valdivia
    July 24
  • Dan Willits
    Kristy Willits
    July 29
Upcoming Events
Club Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President

2019-2020 Committee Chairs

Bruce Johnson
Dwight Perry
Media/Public Relations
Bruce Johnson
Carol Bigelow
Meeting Highlights
Jim Negri
Rotary Foundation
Dwight Perry
Bruce Johnson
Social Media
Lytrel Carter & Ashley Strasburg
Gary Howard & Gary Bosley
Strategic Planning
Cliff Sherwood
Youth Protection
Roland Williams
Youth Services
Roland Williams
2019-2020 Event Chairs
Club Picnic (8/13/19)
Randy Vanderbilt
Speech Contest (February 2020)
Bernie Kempen
Texas Hold'em Tournament & Dinner (10/10/20)
Dawn Ortiz
Rodeo Parade (5/9/20)
Gary Howard
Chili Cook-off (5/8/20)
Randy Vanderbilt
Demotion (6/30/20)
Charles Mortimer