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Steve Lingenbrink served as Rotary International District Governor (D5030) in 2012-13. Previously he served as the President of the Bellevue Breakfast Club (2005), Assistant District Governor (2006-08), Executive District Governor (2008-09). While Steve was serving as District Trainer in 2009, he was selected as the District Governor Designate. More recently Steve was an Assistant Rotary Coordinator for Zone 25 (2013-15), Zone 25/26 Membership Chair (2015-17), District 5030 Council on Legislation Representative2016 and 2019. July 1, 2018 Steve will become the Zone 25 Rotary Coordinator. On the Education side, Steve serves on the faculty of GNATS/GETS (Z25/26), Rotary Institute, PNW-PETS, Far-West PETS, Southwest PETS, as well Training Leader at International Assembly (2017 and 2018).
Steve is frequently featured as a presenter and keynote speaker in all 22 districts of Zones 25 & 26. He and his wife Terri, along with their grown children Sarah-Grace and Shine, have both led and served on many international projects all over the world, including an NID in Ethiopia, water projects in Kenya and Guatemala, Computers for the World in Antigua-Barbuda and medical dental clinics in Romania and Russia.
Steve is an attorney with over 35 years of experience. His wife Terri works alongside him as the Director of Operations for the firm. (www.lingenbrink.com). When not serving Rotary International, Steve and Terri love to travel, collect wine, and ride his Harley Davidson. Terri was a member of the Seattle 4 Rotary Club, and now enjoys the position Education Chair for Zone 25/26 Partners Program supporting GNATS and GETS partners; She was also a Partner Leaders Coach for International Institute 2018. Steve and Terri are Major Donors, Bequest and Paul Harris Society Members.
Terri has enjoyed supporting her partner/husband Steve as well as being the head of household raising their 2 daughters. She has also been an integral part of Lingenbrink Law since 1997, where she has taken on more office responsibilities; overseeing client costs, disbursing client funds, managing employee benefits and human resources, as well as many other facets of the day to day operations of the firm.
Her professional career outside of the law firm includes volunteering with Rotary International in education and facilitation, and coaching/instructing others on a healthy eating lifestyle.
She has been a Rotarian by proxy, assisting Steve, volunteering at club and district events, traveling with high school groups for Computers for the World project. It was while Steve served as District Governor, attending with him at every club visit, that she discovered her own interest in helping to prepare incoming district leadership partners.
Today Terri is Zone 25-26 Education Chair Partners Program for GNATS and GETS. The last four years she has worked with a team of PDG Partners to implement and design a partner program that works in tandem with the District Governor Training. This last year, she was selected and participated as Partner Trainer during International Assembly 2017 and asked again to return this year. She has been nominated to Coach Partner Trainers prior to International Assembly 2018.
The most important aspect of her life is her family - Her husband and her two daughters. Her oldest daughter owns her own hair salon in Bellevue, and the youngest in her Senior year at Seattle University - where she will be pursuing her Master's Degree next year.
Terri enjoys all physical activity, including running, hiking and working out, as well as experiencing new cultures and culinary arts.