Welcome to the Dove Mountain Rotary Club!
Dove Mountain

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 5:15 PM
Highlands Clubhouse
4949 Heritage Club Blvd
Marana, AZ 85658
United States of America
We meet In Person or Online (check the Clubs calendar on this website for details).
Corey Lopardi, Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 27, presented information on Hybrid (Virtual / In-Person) Club meetings. 
Material covered included what a virtual / in-person club meeting is, the technical set-up for different club sizes, and some tips for conducting a successful hybrid club meeting.
Michael Drake has served in several key Rotary leadership roles, including D5500 District Governor (2011-12), Assistant Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator (Zone 26), and currently the District 5500 PolioPlus Society Chair.
Michael provided an update on the Worldwide Rotary International polio eradication efforts.
The DM Rotary Club recently held a benefit concert at the Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley to support the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. The club sent donations totaling $2100 to help those who are food insecure during the pandemic. The club also donated 50 washable, reusable masks to the food bank.
The Mountain View High School Interact Club donated 200 pairs of socks to Casa de los Niños and Youth on their Own. The Interact Club, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dove Mountain, has been meeting online this school year. The students planned the sock drive, and Dove Mountain Rotarians aided in the effort.
John Iannarelli is a Cybercrime expert and a retired FBI Assistant Special Agent and previously second in charge of the Phoenix FBI Office, heading up Cybercrime there. He is also an NFL investigator and a professional public speaker & national news contributor on Cybersecurity, Active Shooter, Terrorism, and more. Among his many contributions, John was part of the 9/11 and Gabby Gifford’s investigations, and was recognized with an “Outstanding FBI Agent” award. John is also the author of five books.
John spoke to our club about a variety of items related to his expertise. DM Rotarians enjoyed hearing about his many experiences.
Cynthia’s life after retirement from IBM has included significant focus on birds, with board and presidency positions at the Fairfax / Northern Virginia Audubon and Tucson Audubon. She is also a master gardener in both Virginia and Arizona.  Cynthia has narrated the outstanding Raptor Free Flight program at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum for 12 years, and is currently serving her second term on the National Audubon’s Board of Directors.
Cynthia spoke about bird migration… when, where and why they do it.  
Jackie Craig was born in Tucson, spending much of her childhood here & alternating between periods in Africa as her parents took volunteer assignments there.  She graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in English Literature and later earned a Masters in National Security Strategy from the National War College in Washington, DC.  Jackie served as a Foreign Service Officer in the Department of State for 25 years, with assignments in Asia, Africa, South America and Washington, DC.  Since her retirement in 2013, Jackie and her husband have lived in The Highlands of Dove Mountain.  Jackie was recently elected to be a Councilmember on the Marana Town Council, with her current term extending into 2024.
Jackie provided highlights of what it was like running for office a first time, discussed items of current focus for the Town Council, gave an overview of potential infrastructure projects, and highlighted future issues to be addressed.
Music of Neil Diamond Benefit Concert for Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona rescheduled from Friday, January 29 to Wednesday, March 3 at 6:00 pm (was weather related).
All tickets & parking spots will be transferred to that concert date and any food orders will also be transferred to that evening. As with all Gaslight Music Hall events, no refunds will be issued by The Gaslight.
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Public Relations
Executive Secretary
Club Administration
Service Projects Chair
The Rotary Foundation
Peacebuilder Chair
Our Club mailing address:
Rotary Club of Marana - Dove Mountain
P.O. Box 69085
Oro Valley, AZ  85737
Rotary Opens Opportunities
"Everything we do opens another opportunity for someone, somewhere."
Holger Knaack, Rotary International President