Steven WeitzenRotary District 5340's Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that Steven Weitzen from the Rotary Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach will officially serve as District Governor Nominee (DGN), leading District 5340 during the Rotary year 2020-2021.
Weitzen is a solo practitioner in civil litigation who has owned his own practice since 1990. He served as President of the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary in 2013-14, as well as Assistant Governor from 2015-18. Currently, Weitzen serves as Chief Assistant Governor for Rotary District 5340.
In accordance with the provisions of Rotary International Bylaws Article 13, Rotary District 5340 created a Nominating Committee to review and interview candidates for the role of District Governor during Rotary Year 2020-2021. This year's Committee included seven past, current, and future District Governors. and was chaired by Immediate Past District Governor Scott Carr.
"Our District is gifted with high-caliber candidates who interview to be District Governor," said Carr, "and this year was no exception. Steve is an enthusiastic, talented individual who brings vision and a solid track record of leadership both inside and outside of Rotary. Congratulations to Steve for this recognition, and my humble thanks to the Committee members, District Governor Mel Gallegos, and all of the candidates who made this special nomination process such a success."
Any challenges (per Rotary International Bylaws, Article 14.020.8) to the selection of District Governor were to be received by the District Governor by close of business on August 6, 2018. No challenges were received, and the selection of the Nominating Committee has become official.
On behalf of the clubs of Rotary District 5340, it is our pleasure to congratulate Steven Weitzen as our District Governor for 2020-2021.