Outstanding speakers coming to Rotary

Shane Krauser 

On Tuesday, May 3, Ed Renner, Garmin International Senior Project Manager for Automotive OEM Software Engineering will be the speaker. What’s more timely than learning about the newest Garmin device? Ed Renner is an Army vet and computer scientist who has worked for Xerox Corporation, Memorex Telex Corporation, Alcatel Network Systems, and IBM Corporation among other notable technical organizations. His experience as communications engineer in software development and project management has led up to his present position as Senior Program Manager for Garmin International, Automotive OEM Division.

On Tuesday, May 10, Karl Kern, president and owner of KRN Aviation Services in Chandler, will be the speaker. He has been in the aviation industry since 1979. Mr. Kern will talk to us about his participation in an expedition to the South Pacific in an ongoing effort to solve the mystery of pioneer aviator Amelia Earhart’s disappearance during her attempt to fly around the world.

On Tuesday, May 24, M. Zhudi Jasser, M.D., American Islamic Forum for Democracy, will be the speaker. Dr. Jasser is the founder and President of AIFD, and the author of A Battle for the Soul of Islam: An American Muslim Patriot’s Fight to Save His Faith (Simon and Schuster, June 2012). On March 20, 2012, Dr. Jasser was appointed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom where he currently serves as a commissioner.

On Tuesday, May 31, Shane Krauser from American Academy for Constitutional Education will be the speaker. Shane Krauser is an American constitutional law expert, adjunct professor, experienced trial attorney, radio talk show host, author and director of the American Academy for Constitutional Education. A native Arizonan, he has degrees from ASU and the University of Utah. In 2009, he founded the AAFCE which is devoted to educating people about the United States Constitution. A local and national speaker and moderator, he is also the chief firearms instructor of K-Force Vanguard in Arizona.

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes meets for breakfast every Tuesday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Oakwood Country Club Ballroom. The meetings start at 7:00 a.m. and end promptly at 8:00 a.m. Cost of breakfast is $12. To make reservations for any meeting contact Rotarian Don Prestin at 480-802-0439. For Sun Lakes residents, if you want to know more, contact Charles Loew at 602-721-3680. SunBird residents should contact Walt Mills at 480- 883-8007.