Virtual Event
United States of America

After a comprehensive examination of Rotary membership spanning a broad geography over several years, Herb Klotz has carefully documented the downward membership trends across Rotary and has prepared a dashboard of information and high level overview.  This information is key in REVERSING the membership trends. In his year as District Governor, Herb’s club was the ONLY club that experienced membership growth in North America.  Herb was tenacious in his data collection, critical in his analysis, and in is insightful in offering best practices!  He is a sought after presenter in the Rotary world.  You won’t want to miss this program!

Herb Klotz, Rotary Club of Allentown, Rotary District 7430, District Governor 2019/20, Assistant Coordinator Zone 32

Herb joined Rotary in 2011 and is a member of the Allentown West Rotary Club near Allentown, PA. He is currently a Zone 32 Assistant Coordinator for 4 Eastern Pennsylvania districts. In 2021-22, Herb will be the Zone 32 Rotary Coordinator. Herb was the 2019-20 District 7430 Governor and District 7430 Membership Chair from 2016-18. He played a key role in developing and implementing a strategic action plan to grow district membership which included both building vibrant existing clubs and adding new innovative clubs. From 2016-19, District 7430 increased its membership in 3 of the 4 years, added 4 new clubs and 4 satellites and had a net gain of nearly 100 members.

Herb is a retired chemical engineer and a charter member of Engineers without Borders – Lehigh Valley Professionals and has been actively involved in partnering with Rotary on global and district grant projects in Sierra Leone, Africa, and the Dominican Republic. He has traveled to both locations on multiple occasions.