DGE 5300 Roger Gutierrez

Club: Azusa

Roger Guterrez joined Rotary a new Rotary Club in Irwindale CA, in 1984. He served as a member of the Board of Directors and ultimately Club President in 1989. Roger spearheaded a merge with the Rotary Club of Foothills Sunrise in Glendora CA in 1993. There, he was Club President in 2001-2002. After losing membership, he again orchestrated a merge in 2005 with the Rotary Club of Azusa CA.

Roger served as Assistant Governor from 2010 to 2013, then Executive Assistant Governor for five years. He has been District Membership Chair, Chief of Staff, RLI, P.E.T.S. Facilitator, Master SSA at District Conference and at P.E.T.S. Additionally, Roger has served on a FOCOMETER Project with his wife Sheila who, 20 years ago, started fitting eye glasses on children in Mexico, giving better reading ability to over 1600 children.

Roger has attained the Major Donor Level 1 and is working towards Level 2. He is passionate about the service Rotary provides to the local community and globally. Three times he has been named Rotarian of the Year.

Roger has owned RG Business Insurance Agency, Inc. since 1977, providing employment to many individuals, while maintaining a 92% client retention.

He is married to Sheila (member of Glendora Rotary Club) with three grown children and eight grandchildren. The family loves to travel, celebrate together, and support everyone’s endeavors to make a difference now and in the future.