Nevada City Rotary welcomes DG Jeff and Jane!

This Thursday August 11, DG Jeff and Jane Gabriel join us at our first lunch meeting at Bistro 221 Restaurant.  We are delighted to welcome Jeff for his first District Governor visit with our Club early in our Rotary year! 

Rotary Club of Bishop Sunrise

In 2001, Jeff Gabriel joined the Rotary Club of Topeka South in Rotary District 5710. In 2017, he transferred to District 5190 and the Rotary Club of Bishop Sunrise.
At the club level he has served as Earth Day Event Chair, Rotary Youth Exchange Officer, Sergeant-at-Arms, Club Service Director, 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President, and Past-President. He served as President from 2011-12 with the Rotary Club of Topeka South. At the District level he has served on the Audit Committee, Rotary Youth Exchange Committee, Assistant Dinner Floor Manager, Assistant Governor representative for the Avenues of Service (AOS) Committee, and AOS Breakout presenter. Currently, he is the Assistant Governor for Area 13. He is also a Paul Harris Fellow +2 and a member of the Paul Harris Society.

Jeff grew up in Topeka, KS. He attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS and earned a BS in Wildlife Biology and Political Science. He continued to earn a Master of Public Administration, specializing in Agricultural Policy. Jeff is currently the executive director of the Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association.

Currently serves as Bishop Union High School Boys soccer coach, Yosemite Gateway Partners 1st Vice President, Public Lands Alliance (PLA) Government Affairs Committee member and 2018 PLA Convention Program Committee member, Alabama Hills Stewardship Group Treasurer, and Inyo-Mono County Master Gardener Executive Committee President-elect.

Jeff and his wife, Jane, have been married 29 years. They have four children. Their youngest daughter, Abbey, is the secretary of the Bishop Union High School Interact Club and their second oldest daughter, Kellie, is a graduate of Rotary District 5710’s RYLA. The family enjoys hiking, biking, music, traveling internationally, and camping.