Your District Nomination Committee met to interview candidates to serve as District Governor.  Jeb Bakke from the Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary club was selected to lead District 5340 as Governor in 2026/27.  Please join us in congratulating Jeb!  
Jeb originally joined Poway Rotary Club (now Poway Scripps) in 1991, where he served in various offices and avenues of service.  He moved to the Rancho Bernardo Sunrise club in 1994 where he was also active in a variety of capacities. He took a leave of absence to raise his young family, while keeping in touch with the many relationships he formed through Rotary.  He returned to Rotary in 2017 to RB Sunrise where he served as President in 2020-21.  He has served the district as International Service Chair from 2021-23 and is currently an assistant governor for Area 15 that serves both the Paradise Valley and Sweetwater Rotary clubs as well as four active Rotaract clubs - D5340 of SDSU, UCSD, Pacific Beach and City Heights.  Click "Read More" to continue.
He grew up in Denver, Colorado as the eldest of five boys. He was active in sports, service clubs and singing at Cherry Creek High School and the University of Colorado, graduating in 1983 with a BS in Finance and Real Estate.  He has been married to his wife Evan for 33+ years and has three grown children. Jake is 32, Alison is 30 and Zachary is 27.  He enjoys golf, exercising and sports.
Jeb has been an award winning, successful commercial real estate broker in San Diego with CBRE, Inc. since 1984. His team has been involved in many recognizable, high-profile, ground-up office developments and represented many large, well-known tenants in Southern CA, other states and countries.