Who We Are

rotary international

Founded in 1907, Rotary International is the world's oldest service organization with over 1.2 million members around the world.  Rotary is a secular and non-partisan organization whose mission is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. Learn more at rotary.org

our club

The Rotary Club of the West Columbia Gorge was founded in 2005 and is affiliated with Rotary International. Our service area includes the communities of Fairview, Wood Village, and Troutdale, and rural areas of the West Columbia Gorge. Our members are a mix of professionals and retirees who enjoy weekly get-togethers and giving back to our area.


Craig Ward, Retired, Club President (2018-19)
Chris Damgen, City of Troutdale, President-Elect (2019-20)
Bill Peterson, City of Wood Village, President-Elect (2020-21)
Linda Alband, Healthcare for All Oregon, Treasurer
Brenda Brady, Retired
Danna Diaz, Reynolds School District
Greg Dirks, City of Wood Village
Tom Duggan, Tualatin High School
Stephanie Field, Reynolds School District
Sandi Jo Goddard, Northwestern Mutual
Karen Schaaf, ReMax
Lorraine Westendorf, Retired