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    December 2018 Programs
December 3   New Member Talks
December 10   Chris Lorway, Executive Director Stanford Live and Bing Hall: "Stanford Live and Its Role In the Community"
December 17   West Bay Opera Holiday Program 

    November 2018 Programs
November 5   Ken Graham, Interim CEO of Mayview Health Clinic: "Methods for Delivering Care to the Poor"
November 12   Jim Keene, Palo Alto City Manager: "Its a Wonderful Life: A City Manager’s Reflections on the Past Decade and the Future
November 19   Richard Walker, Professor Emeritus of Geography, UC Berkeley, and author "Pictures of a Gone City": "Pictures of a Gone City: Bay Area Prosperity and Inequality" 
November 26    Judge Leonard Edwards, Retired, Santa Clara County Superior Court: "Speaking Up for a Child: The Child Advocate Program in Santa Clara County"
    October 2018 Programs
October 1   Nadia Naik, co-founder of CARRD, Californians for Responsible Rail Design: "Caltrain Considerations for Palo Alto"
October 8   Gloria Hom and Liz Kniss: "Election Program - The California State Propositions" 
October 15   Ben Threlkeld, Optometrist: "The Aging Eye" 
October 22   Timothy Lundell, Rotary District Governor: "Rotary" 
October 29   Steve Smith, Astronaut and Director of Space-related Enterprises: "Lessons Learned in Space"  
    September 2018 Programs
September 10   Tim Watson, Chair: World Community Service Presentation
September 17   Deborah Rhode, Stanford Law School Professor: "Cheating: Ethics and Law in Everyday Life" 
September 24   Palo Alto City Council Candidates: Pat Boone, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth, Alison Cormack, Cory Wolbach  

    August 2018 Programs
August 6   Victor Tsaran, Google Engineer: "Traveling through Countries and Cultures: Stories about Assumptions, Personal Strength, Empowerment and Success"
August 13   Carl Guardino, CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group: "Two Sides of the Same Coin: Housing and Traffic Solutions for Silicon Valley" 
August 20   Michael McFaul, Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Professor of Political Science, Director and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution: "Confronting Putin's Russia"  
August 27   All Hands on Deck In-House Service Meeting 

    July 2018 Programs
July 9  

Joshua Teitelbaum, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern History  at Bar-llan University, near Tel Aviv. Visiting Professor at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute and Hoover Institution: "Making Sense of the Middle East: Tribes, Ethnicities and Tribulations"

July 16   Daniel Sneider, Lecturer in East Asian Studies, and Visiting Scholar at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University: "North Korea: The Path to Peace and to War" 
July 23   New Member Talks: Nancy Chan, Amy Andonian, and Karen Rohde
July 30   Ginny Lear and the Board of Directors: "New President Program"

    June 2018 Programs
June 4   Patrick Hunt, Archaeologist, Historian, Author, Lecturer at Stanford: "Hannibal's Secret Weapon"
June 11   Jorg Heinemann, Chief Commercial Officer at Primus Power: "The Clean Energy Revolution
June 25   Vocational/Long Time Member Talks 

    May 2018 Programs
May 7   Jim Nadel, Founder, Artistic and Executive Director of Stanford Jazz Workshop: "Inside Jazz"
May 14   Martha Kanter, Executive Director of College Promise Campaign, Senior Fellow at New York University, and former Under Secretary of Education: "The College Promise"
May 21   Michael McConnell, Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School: "The Supreme Court in a Time of Division" 
    April 2018 Programs
April 2   Paolo Parigi, Stanford Engineering Professor and Lead Trust Scientist at Uber: "Trust Me, I'm Reputable: Social Exchange in the Sharing Economy"
April 9   TheatreWorks Team: "Oskar Presentation" 
April 16   Gary White, Climate Reality Leader: "Addressing the Climate Crisis" 
April 23   Bill Liberatore and the Gunn Choir: "Choral Numbers" 
April 30   Cmdr. Matthew Waldron, Executive Officer of the USCGC Stratton: "Counter Narcotics Operations, Coast Guard Intelligence Programs, and Weapons Controls" 
    March 2018 Programs
March 5   Liz Kniss, Mayor of Palo Alto: "State of the City" 
March 12   Joe Simitian, Santa Clara County Supervisor: "Listening to Trump's America, Bridging the Divide" 
March 19   Dave Edlund- McCovey Cove Dave - SF Giants AT&T Park  
March 26   Molly O'Neal, Santa Clara County Public Defender: "Public Defense 101" 
    February 2018 Programs
February 5   Kate Paye, Associate Head Coach, Stanford Women's Basketball: "From Player to Coach, with Detours"
February 12   Medeleine Fackler, CIO, International Rescue Committee: "Personal Update on the Global Refugee Crisis" 
February 19   DARK
February 26   New Member Talks 
    January 2018 Programs
January 1   DARK
January 8   Vocational Long Time Member Talks 
January 15   Canopy Tree Planting 
January 22   Bill Neukom, former managing general partner of SF Giants, and founder and CEO of the World Justice Project: "World Justice Project of the American Bar Association" 
January 29    Lissa Kreisler, Morning Show Co-Host KBAY 1988-2016: "Decades of Sunny Mornings"
    December 2017 Programs
December 4   Jeff Rosen, District Attorney, Santa Clara County: "The DA’s Crime Strategies Unit - Fighting Crime in the 21st Century"? 
December 11   Applied Wisdom: An interview with former CEO of Applied Materials, Jim Morgan
December 18   Palo Alto Players: Musical theater singing
December 25   DARK - No meeting

    November 2017 Programs
November 6   Kim Steinhardt, Writer and Marine Wildlife Photographer: "California Sea Otters" 
November 13   Pamela Ronald, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and the Genome Center at the University of California, Davis: "Tomorrow's Table: Ecologically-based Farming, Plant Genetics and the Future of Food" 
November 20   Phillip Dean, Rotary Club of Livermore, District Paul Harris Society Coordinator: "The Rotary Foundation and Polio Plus" 
November 27   Georgie Gleim, President and Owner, Gleim Jewelers: "Diamonds: What You Should Know About Origin, Mining, Grading, and Beauty"

    October 2017 Programs
October 2   Dr. James R. Doty, Stanford neurosurgeon and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE): "Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart "
October 9   Linda Bidrossian, Senior Vice President of Policy, Bay Area Council: "Workforce of the Future" 
October 16   Jean McCown, Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations: "Stanford's Updated General Plan" 
October 23   New Member Talks - Sarah Tierna, Matt Dolan, Karishma Jumani
October 30   Okke Schrijvers, Recent Graduate Student, Stanford University: "Artificial Intelligence" 

    September 2017 Programs
September 4   DARK - No Meeting
September 11   Jim Sheehan, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute
September 18   Orrin Mahoney, Rotary District Governor: "Rotary"
September 25   Tim Watson: "Our Club's World Community Service Projects" 

    August 2017 Programs
August 7   Andrew Fraknoi, Chair, Department of Astronomy, Foothill College: "The Sky Event of the Decade: August's "All-American" Eclipse of the Sun"
August 14   Barbara Babcock, Professor Emerita, Stanford Law School: "Fish Raincoats: A Woman Lawyer’s Life" 
August 21   Dan Gordon, Gordon Biersch and Dan Gordon's Restaurant: "Beer: Oktoberfest to Gordon Biersch" 
August 28   All Hands on Deck In-house Service Project 

    July 2017 Programs
July 3   DARK - No Meeting
July 10   Betsy Bechtel and Board: "Plans for New Rotary Year"
July 17   Heidi Feldman, Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital: "Redesigning Health Care for Children with Disabilities"  
July 24   Michael Kirst, President, CA Board of Education: "What's Working Well -- and Not so Well -- in California's Schools
July 31   Amy Hutzel, Deputy Executive Officer, California Coastal Conservancy: "Restoring San Francisco Bay in an Era of Sea Level Rise" 
    June 2017 Programs
June 5   Tom Fingar, Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute, Stanford: "North Korea" 
June 12   Thuy Nguyen, Foothill College President: "Foothill College: Academic Excellence & Service Leadership"  
June 19   "Vocational" Talks: Le Levy, Gloria Hom, Lee Lippert: "Our Fathers and their Influence on Us" 
June 26   President Brian's Dinner and Debunking, Michael's Restaurant, Shoreline in Mountain View
    May 2017 Programs
May 1   Axel Merk, Investment Manager, Merk Investments: "Global Threats and Opportunities in the Financial Markets: #Trump #China #Brexit #Bitcoin" 
May 8   Meghan Sumner, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Stanford University: "The Social Weight of Spoken Words: What you Hear Depends on Who is Talking"
May 15   Philippa Kelly, Resident Dramaturg, Cal Shakes: "Dramaturgy: Shaping the Theatrical Experience"
May 22   Donn Posner, Adjunct Clinical Professor, Stanford Medical School: "Sleep Like a Baby: The Latest Research on Sleep and Aging"
May 29   DARK - No Meeting

    April 2017 Programs
April 3   Don Weden, Retired Principal Planner, Santa Clara County Planning: "Change, Growth, and Planning: Envisioning Santa Clara County 3.0"
April 10   Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford: "Roadmaps for Transitioning States and Countries to Wind, Water, and Solar Power for All Purposes" 
April 17   Yukio Shimomura: "My Two and Half Years Behind Barbed Wire in the US During WWII" 
April 24   John Koza, Chair, National Popular Vote: "The National Popular Vote Initiative"
    March 2017 Programs
Mar 6   Mary Ellen Hannibal, Writer and Environmentalist: "Grassroots Meets Big Data as Citizen Scientists Help Tackle Environmental Problems"
Mar 13   New Member Talks 
Mar 20   Bill Liberatore and the Gunn Choir: Musical Program 
Mar 27   Scotty McLennan, Stanford GSB Lecturer in Political Economy: "Finding the Meaning of Life in Novels" 

    February 2017 Programs
Feb 6   Fred Luskin, Director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects: "The Science of Happiness"
Feb 13   Jane Shaw, Dean of Religious Studies, Stanford University: "Jane Stanford’s Vision of Religious Life at Stanford" 
Feb 20   DARK - No Meeting
Feb 27   Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharf
    January 2017 Programs
Jan 2   DARK - No Meeting
Jan 9   Martin and Dorothie Hellman, Professor Emeritus, Elec. Engr., Stanford: "Creating True Love at Home & Peace on the Planet"
Jan 16   All Hands On Deck Service Project
Jan 23   Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies: "Foreign Policy Challenges for the New Presidential Administration"
Jan 30   Larry Gerston, Political Analyst: "The Trump Victory: How it Happened and Where We Go From Here"
    December 2016 Programs
Dec 5   Cyrille Betant, Diana Diamond, Dick Mansfield: "Vocational/Long Time Member Talks" 
Dec 12   Steve Phillips, Hydrogeologist, USGS: "Managing Ground Water in California"
Dec 19   Jose Luis and West Bay Opera Singers: Musical Program 
Dec 26   DARK
    November 2016 Programs
Nov 7   Matt Doyle, Senior Associate Athletic Director and Director of Football Operations, Stanford: "College Football"
Nov 14   Paul Saffo, Consulting Professor, School of Engineering, Stanford: "The Mythic Origins of Silicon Valley Innovation" 
Nov 21   Chris Bischof, Founder and Principal, Eastside College Preparatory School: "Closing the Achievement Gap:  Challenges, Successes and Lessons Learned" 
Nov 28   Linda Shore, Executive Director, Astronomical Society of the Pacific: "Astronomy and Science Education" 
    October 2016 Programs
Oct 3   Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Asst Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford: "How Our Decision Making Changes with Age"
Oct 10   Jeff Orth, District Governor: "Rotary International and District 5170" 
Oct 17   Candidates for Palo Alto City Council 
Oct 24   Ellen S. Kreitzberg, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University: "Understanding Capital Punishment" 
Oct 31   Dr. Mehrdad Ayati, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford U., and Director, Geriatrics Concierge Center, Stanford School of Medicine: "A Tragedy in-Waiting: Overmedications in Elderly Population" 

    September 2016 Programs
Sept 5   DARK
Sept 12   Laurence Baker, Professor and Chief of Health Services Research, Stanford University: "Where is the Health Care System Headed?"
Sept 19   Liz Kniss and Gloria Hom: "State Initiatives - An Overview"
Sept 26   Tim Watson, Chair, World Community Service Committee, Palo Alto Rotary: "Our Club’s Global Grants Projects 2016-2017"

    August  2016 Programs
Aug 1   Bill Guttentag, Double Oscar-winning Writer-Producer-Editor, Stanford Business School: "Hollywood & Silicon Valley - A Marriage of Love and Suspicion Creating the Future of Entertainment"
Aug 8   Bruce Gee, Karen Kienzle, Mike Mcmahon: Vocational Talks
Aug 15   All Hands On Deck - Community Service Project
Aug 22   Dennis Burns, Chief of Police, Palo Alto: "Palo Alto Police Policies"
Aug 29   Ann Killion, Sports Journalist, San Francisco Chronicle, and author 
    July 2016 Programs
July 4    DARK
July 11   Brian Steen - New Club President
July 18   Hank Greely, Director of Stanford's Center for Law and the Biosciences: "The End of Sex: Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Biotech"
July 25   Becky Sanders, Palo Alto Media Center:  "Mastering Smart Phone Photography - a Hands-on Practicum"
     June 2016 Programs
June 6   Linda Adler, MPH, MA: "Beyond Advocacy: What You Really Need to Know to Successfully Manage Your Healthcare" 
June 13   New Member Talks 
June 20   Jeanne Tsai, Stanford Psychology Professor: "How Culture Shapes Our Feelings: Implications for Happiness and Other Important Things" 
June 27   DARK
    May 2016 Programs
May 2   Steven Adelsheim, MD, Director, Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing
May 9   Clive Berkman, Executive Chef at Garden Court Hotel: "Culinary and Gastronomic Trends" 
May 16   Jim Colton, Photographer: "What it's Like to be Stranded on an Island with Fidel Castro" 
May 23   Assembly Candidates' Forum: Candidates for State Assembly, District 24
May 30   DARK
    April 2016 Programs
April 4   Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of "The Muslim Next Door: the Qur'an, the Media, and that Veil Thing": "Islamophobia for fun and Profit"
April 11   Adam Levin, Chairman and Co-Founder, & Identity Theft 911: "Swiped: How To Protect Yourself In A World Full of Scammers, Phishers and Identity Thieves"
April 18   Bill Liberatore and the Gunn Choir: Musical Program
April 25   Anthony David Wagner,  Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Stanford University: "Media Multi-tasking: Are There Effects on Attention, Memory, and the Brain?"
    March 2016 Programs
March 7      Gary Griggs, PhD., UCSC Director of Marine Sciences: "Climate Change and the California Coast" 
March 14    Richard Martin, Antony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor in Classics, Stanford University: "Odysseus in Silicon Valley: Archaic Hero for a Contemporary World"
March 21    Nelson Pedreiro, Director, Science and Technology, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center: "Driving the Future Through Innovation." 
March 28          Jerry Kaplan, Entrepreneur and Fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics: "The Social and Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence."
    February 2016 Programs
February 1   Julie Lythcott-Haims, author, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford: "How to Raise an Adult"
February 8   Vocational/ Long-Time Member Talks: John Barton, Pam Brandin, and Dana Tom 
February 15   DARK
February 22   Keith Devlin, Stanford math professor and NPR's "Math Guy": "Classroom Ed Tech: Hype, Myth, Wishful Thinking and Some Glimmers of Hope No One Yet Understands."
February 29   Eduardo Bunge Ph.D., Associate Professor, Palo Alto University: "Using Technology to Strengthen Resiliency in Students" 
    January 2016 Programs
January 4   Vocational/ Long-Time Member Talks
January 11   Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, Neurosurgery Professor, Stanford School of Medicine: "The Fog of Concussion" 
January 25   Jeffrey Fisher, Professor of Law, Stanford University: "US Supreme Court"