photoWelcome to the Friendly
Westwood Village Rotary Club

Meeting Thursday noon at the UCLA Faculty Center

480 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, California 90095  USA

Past Presidents

Year

Name

Occupation

1929-30 Angus Cavanaugh Principal, University High School 
1930-31 Bert Coe Manager, Southern California Edison Co.
1931-32 Ted Dalley Real Estate
1932-33 John Steinbarger WLA Branch Manager, Security-First National Bank (transferred one month prior to the end of his term as president)
June 1933 Floyd Roueche Newspaper editor and publisher (served final one-month of the 1932-33 term after John Steinbarger was transferred)
1933-34 P.G. McDonnell US Army Colonel; President Urban Military Academy
1934-35 T. Edward Lewis Investor; volcanologist
1935-36 George Kingdom First Manager of new Westwood Village Branch, Security-First National Bank
1936-37 Chester E. Howell Attorney at law      
1937-38 Chase Wanglin Insurance
1938-39 Joe Kaplan Professor of Physics, UCLA
1939-40 Marvel Beem DG-1942-43; Physician, Surgeon, Inventor
1940-41 Earle Hilbert Investment Banking
1941-42 Harry Shafor Physician   (passed away one month prior to end of term)
June 1942 Bob Bringham US Army Colonel (finished incomplete term of Harry Shafor, who died)
1942-43 Frank Redman Owner, Redman Van & Storage Co.
1943-44 Sylvan Hansen CEO Dau-Hansen Paint Manufacturing Company
1944-45 Paul Gustafson Principal, Emerson Junior High School 
1945-46 Robert Leonard Sr. Commercial Real Estate 
1946-47 Willis H. Palmer, Jr. Stationery supplies
1947-48 Charles H. Titus DG-1953-54; Professor of Political Science, UCLA
1948-49 Jack W. Evans CEO, Evans & Reeves Company
1949-50 Alvin J. McDaniel Owner, agricultural feed and seed store
1950-51 William F. Baines General Contractor, Wm. F. Baines Company
1951-52 Charlie Shannon Manager Westwood Village Branch of Security First National Bank
1952-53 A.T.(Hap) Gilman Architect 
1953-54 Max S. Dunn       Professor of Chemistry, UCLA
1954-55 Jack Potter       Owner-operator hardware store
1955-56 C. A. Elliot      Dentist
1956-57 Robert Kennedy    Owner-operator, Kennedy&Sears Co.-floor covering
1957-58 Jack Pennell      Owner, Pennell Heating and Air Conditioning
1958-59 Lynn Murdoc       Stock Broker, Merrill Lynch
1959-60 Joe Valentine Manager, Desmonds
1960-61 Russell Grout     Manager, General Telephone Co., lobbyist
1961-62 Joe Bailey        Manager, Westwood Village Branch of Crocker National Bank
1962-63 James A. Collins  Restaurants, Sizzler, Kentucky Fried Chicken
1963-64 Douglas Jones     Owner, Raymond C. Jones Pest Control Company
1964-65 Howard J. Henkes  Jewelry Retail
1965-66 Paul C. Hannum    Campus Business Manager, UCLA
1966-67 John Kuhl         Construction, General Contractor
1967-68 Ernest E. Wolfe, Jr. Travel Service
1968-69 Robert H. Lusk    Advertising Specialties Distributor
1969-70 James G. Hodges Financial advisor, Neil F. Campbell  Co.
1970-71 Donald T. Handy Professor of Kinesiology, UCLA
1971-72 Lowell L. Lauesen Owner, Lauesen Buick Agency, West Los Angeles
1972-73 James B. Downie Redman Van and Storage Co., Property Management
1973-74 Samuel J. Wanous DG-1981-82; Professor of Education, UCLA
1974-75 Yoshio Setoguchi       Professor of Medicine, UCLA
1975-76 Lyman B. Powell Attorney at Law, Labor Law
1976-77 James B. Edwards III Corporate Representative, Chevron  
1977-78 Lewis R. Stroh             Manager YMCA, West Los Angeles  
1978-79 William G. Peplow Owner-operator health foods store, later Manager of Jurgensen's Market in Westwood Village
1979-80 William C. Goodwyn, Jr. DG-1985-86;  Investments
1980-81 Douglas D. Desch Motion Picture Distribution, Walt Disney
1981-82 John R. Singleton Advertising Specialties Distributor
1982-83 Eric L. Loberg Dentistry Orthodontist 
1983-84 Roy R. Belosic Marketing/Communications 
1984-85 Howard B. Siskel Builders Control
1985-86 David L. More Foreign Trade Representative
1986-87 Bill Bloomfield, Jr. Commercial Laundry Equipment, Real Estate
1987-88 Ronald C. Wanglin Insurance
1988-89 David R. Whitehead Owner, Pennell Heating and Air Conditioning
1989-90 Marshall L. Anderson DG-1994-95; Law Enforcement
1990-91 James D. Sumner, Jr.    Professor of Law, UCLA
1991-92 Thomas K. Lenehen       High Rise Building Management
1992-93 Michael F. Newman Attorney at Law, Probate, Personal Injury
1993-94 Christopher H. Gaynor Certified Public Accountant, Tax
1994-95 Stephen E. Scherer   Attorney at Law, Investments
1995-96 Ronald W. Lyster        Attorney at Law, Tax Planning
1996-97 Ralph M. Woodworth Restaurant Management
1997-98 Stephen M. Day          Certified Public Accountant, Tax
1998-99 Homer B. Newman Attorney at Law, Probate
1999-00 Robert B. Wessling Attorney at Law, Corporate
2000-01 Steve Adler             CEO Licensing & Merchandising LMI, Ltd.
2001-02 George L. Dea University Administration, UCLA Theater/Film/TV
2002-03 Theodore P. Ihnen International Investments
2003-04 Peter More Export - Audio Products
2004-05 Rodolfo Alvarez UCLA Sociology Professor
2005-06 Don Nelson Certified Public Accountant
2006-07 Michael Gintz Bank Senior Vice President (City National Bank)
2007-08 Christopher T. Bradford Attorney at Law, Transactions
2008-09 Sean McMillan Attorney at Law, International Law
2009-10 Edwin Gauld Actuary
2010-11 Gordon Fell Certified Public Accountant
2011-12 Edward Jackson Education
2012-13 Dwight Heikkila Retirement Planning
2013-14 Mark Rogo Real Estate Agent
2014-15 Alyssa Shoji Director of Development
2015-16 Colby S. Smith Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
2016-17 Marsha Hunt Independent Television Production