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Jim Desmond, serves as the Mayor of San Marcos, elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010 and 2014 without opposition. He serves as Mayor while concurrently working as a pilot for Delta Air Lines since 1986. Jim is married and has two children, both of whom graduated from UC universities in California. 
Matt Hall has been Mayor of the City of Carlsbad since 2010. He was Mayor Pro Tem, 1998 - 2000 and 2004 – 2006 and City Council Member since 1994. 2017 is the seventh year that Matt Hall has been Mayor of Carlsbad.
Mayor Matt Hall is a Member for Carlsbad Rotary and reported on the State of the City. He reports that Carlsbad is well managed and has followed a vision set forth by the community more than 4 decades ago. The primary traits are Vision, Leadership and Community Involvement. Says Matt Hall, “Government is not a cookie-cutter”.
Angela Thompson was born in Germany and fled with her family to West Germany in 1951. In 1968 she settled in Los Angeles, California with her husband and two children.

Angela earned her M.A. degree from USC, and her Ph.D from the UCLA. She has taught at various universities and colleges in the LA area, has worked on numerous consulting projects, among others at the J. Paul Getty Museum. From 1994 - 1999 Angela served as International Director of the Master of International Business Program at Pepperdine University in Malibu. Currently she is a writer, lecturer and speaker, as well as advisor and board member for Culver City, California.
Chris Calkins is the President of Carltas Management, a real estate and floriculture management company, a long time leader in the floral industry. Chris Calkins is also President of CB Ranch Enterprises, which owns and operates the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch.
Larry Kesslin is an entrepreneur, business development expert, speaker and author. His third book is Success Redefined published in late 2015.

Rotary Club of Carlsbad


Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
6450 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA  92011
United States
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Upcoming Speakers
Colonel Russ Hanthorn
Oct 19, 2017
Veteran’s Tribute
Happy Halloween
Oct 26, 2017
Scott Carr
Nov 02, 2017
District Governer Visit
The Rotary Club of Carlsbad Foundation
Nov 09, 2017
Bruce Bandemer
Ed Hofer
Nov 16, 2017
Terrorism Perspectives
Nov 23, 2017
Kid's Christmas Party
Dec 07, 2017
Kid's Christmas Party
Club Christmas Party
Dec 14, 2017
Club Christmas Party
Dec 21, 2017
Dec 28, 2017
New Years
Jan 04, 2018