Speaker Date Topic
Rotary District Gov. Linda Woodward Aug 22, 2018
"What's Happening in Your District"
"What's Happening in Your District"

This will be Rotary District 5520 Governor Linda Woodward's official trip to our club to give us an update on what is going on in Rotary, both locally and globally. Linda is a member of the Rotary Club of Anthony, N.M. She will be joined by her husband and chauffer, John Woodward.

Maureen Anderson Aug 29, 2018
"Don't Meth With Us Anti-Drug Program"
"Don't Meth With Us Anti-Drug Program"

Maureen Anderson is a member of our Del Norte Rotary Club and wife of Past District Governor Dave Anderson. She has been involved for the past three years in providing fifth graders in the Albuquerque Public Schools the dangers of drug use, especially the dreaded methanol toxic drug that can disfigure a person for life. Her program is titled "Don't Meth With Us," and is an anti-drug program that is sponsored by Rotary clubs throughout the nation.

Rachael Speegle, RN, chief operating officer Sep 05, 2018
The Verdes Foundation
The Verdes Foundation

Rachael Speegle, RN, and chief operating officer of The Verdes Foundation, will speak on the successful venture of Verdes, a non-profit organization, one of the longest operating dispensaries of medical cannabis in New Mexico started in 2010 by her husband, Eric Speegle, and serving over 9,000 patients in New Mexico. Rachael was a critical care nurse at Presbyterian Healthcare before joining Verdes three years ago. She graduated from the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences with a degree in medical massage therapy.

Rear Admiral Mark E. Bipes Sep 12, 2018 12:00 PM
Navy Medical Service Corps
Navy Medical Service Corps

Rear Adm. Mark E. Pipes is deputy commander/director of Navy & Marine Medical Service Corps, with active service in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990, Operation Iraqi Freedom in Kuwait and Iraq in 2003, and led  the Navy Expenditionary Medical Unit in Landstuhl,, Germany, during Operations Noble Eagle and Enduring Freedom in 2008. He is the recipient of the Legion of Merit, and Meritorious Service Medal from both the Navy and Marine Corps.