Rotarians: Peacebuilding across the world
Rotary's main goal is to create peace in the world. Join Barbara Gaughen-Muller, the founder of Gaughen Global Public Relations, Al Jubitz, highly sought after Rotarian speaker, and Rudy Westervelt, the 2015-16 Rotary District 5330 Governor, as they discuss how Rotarians connect around the world to create peace and goodwill. They do this by taking care of needs in six areas of focus that lead to conflict resolution, understanding and peace.
During this exciting session, you'll discover:
- The Rotary areas of focus
- Examples of Rotary work being done worldwide
- Opportunities available to create peace across the world
Al Jubitz has been invited to speak at more than 80 Rotary clubs, conferences and community events over the last five years to share his vision that peace is possible and that Rotarians can play a leading role. He has received appreciation and encouragement from Rotarians and general audiences that his message is the right cause at the right time.
A native Oregonian, Al received his BS degree from Yale University in 1966 and earned his MBA from the University of Oregon School of Business in 1968. Al retired from the family business (Jubitz Corporation) after a career spanning 34 years. Al has served on boards of both not-for-profit organizations and for-profit businesses. Al is President and founder of the Jubitz Family Foundation which directs funding to organizations that foster peacebuilding, steward the environmental and support early childhood education.
In 2010, Al and his wife Nancy were recognized nationally by United Way USA with the Tocqueville Society Award for their ongoing community commitment and support. He is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum of Oregon and also serves on the Leadership Councils of Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Portland Children’s Museum and the National Advisory Board of Environmental Defense Fund. He is Director Emeritus of Morrison Child and Family Services and an emeritus trustee of Outward Bound Wilderness School. Al and his wife Nancy have been married 50 years. They have three grown daughters and four grandchildren. He enjoys hiking, playing squash and golf.
Al believes that Rotary is uniquely capable of turning the world toward nonviolent conflict resolution, ultimately leading to a world beyond war.