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Rotary International annual giving officer to be virtual speaker at Zoom meeting

By Staff | May 21, 2020

Geoff Cochran comes to Rotary from a long career in nonprofit administration and management.

WEST MAUI – At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, Geoff Cochran, The Rotary Foundation annual giving officer, will be the virtual speaker at a Zoom meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset.

“Live from Evanston, Illinois,” Cochran’s presentation will feature a special focus on Zones 26 and 27, which includes all of Hawaii’s 51 Rotary Clubs.

He is a part of a team within the foundation’s staff who apply giving trends, data analysis and connections to empower Rotary leaders to acquire, retain and upgrade donors, fund more grants, and create a strong pipeline of philanthropic support for The Rotary Foundation.

He attended Loyola University Chicago, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History, and subsequently followed that with a Master’s Degree in Public Service Management from DePaul University.

He lives in Evanston with his family and is an active member of his community. In recent years, he served on the Mental Health Board for the City of Evanston and the board of directors of PEER Services, a local treatment center.

He has worked in the nonprofit sector for 14 years, most recently as an associate officer with Club and District Support with Rotary International for over a year.

He is a staunch advocate in Rotary’s motto: “Service Above Self.”

Cochran will be available to answer questions at the conclusion of his presentation. If a guest would like to join this virtual meeting of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, contact Past President Mariko Higashi at marikoinmaui@gmail.com to be included on the invite list.