Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for both community service and friendship.
Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back. 
  • Discuss your community's needs and discover creative ways to meet them
  • Expand your leadership and professional skills
  • Catch up with good friends and meet new ones
  • Connect with leaders from all continents, cultures, and occupations
Our club accepts new members by invitation.
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Welcome to our newest member, Dr. Tim Klesk! Dr. Klesk is from Forward Spine Center in Golden Valley. We welcome him back to the club after a few years away. Tim is a 2014 graduate of Northwestern Health Sciences University where he received his Doctorate of Chiropractic. Prior to graduating from Northwestern, he attended the University of North Dakota, earning his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. Tim was raised in Champlin, MN and currently resides in Northeast Minneapolis with his wife, Dr. Madeline Klesk, who is also a chiropractor, their two children, and their dog. He enjoys staying active, being outdoors, and spending time with friends and family. He strives to give back to the profession and community as an active member of many local and national organizations. Tim is a former Golden Valley Rotarian. He was a member of the Club from 2015-2017. Welcome back, Tim; we are so pleased you have rejoined the Golden Valley Rotary Club!
Welcome to our newest member, Dennis G. Wojahn! Dennis is a Retired CPA and Tax Attorney. He was first inducted into Rotary in 1981 in Menasha, WI. He was a member of the Green Bay Rotary Club from 1986-2021. He was named a Paul Harris Fellow in Green Bay in 1990-1991 and made an Honorary member of their Club in 2021. Dennis has served as Club Treasurer, President-Elect, Assistant District Governor, President-Nominee, and a Club Board member. His hobbies include golf and cross country skiing. Dennis is a member of Wisconsin Institute of CPAs; American Institute of CPAs; Wisc. Bar Assoc; Brown County Bar Assoc; and NE Wisc. Estate Planning Council. He and his wife, Karen, have two children, Laura and Patrick. They enjoy a vacation home in Fish Creek, WI. Welcome, Dennis; we are so pleased you have joined the Golden Valley Rotary Club!
Welcome to our newest members:
  • Judy Halper
  • Jelan Heidelberg
  • Thomas Johannsen
  • Ryan Larson
We welcomed four fantastic new Rotarians during the Fall, 2020/Winter, 2021 months of COVID-19! We are meeting virtually and don't have the opportunity for our normal new member ceremony, so we created a virtual presentation.
  • Judy Halper is the Executive Director of Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis in Golden Valley
  • Jelan Heidelberg is retired from IBM and is an active volunteer with the Hopkins Education Foundation, loves to travel, and is a very proud grandmother many times over
  • Thomas Johannsen is a Mortgage Loan Officer and lives in Golden Valley with his young family
  • Ryan Larson is President & CFO of Golden Valley Supply
Welcome, Judy, Jelan, Thomas, and Ryan; we are so pleased you have joined the Golden Valley Rotary Club!
Welcome to our newest member, Ethan Meirovitz! Ethan is new to the Golden Valley Rotary Club but not new to Rotary; he was previously a member of the Rotary Club of Omaha Suburban in Nebraska. He's also not new to Golden Valley; Ethan grew up in our community and attended Hopkins Public Schools. He's now a full-time student, pursuing a degree in Business Administration. Rotary sparked Ethan's interest because of the avenues for community service and the ability to give back to others. He's looking forward to making new connections within the Club and the community. Welcome, Ethan; we are so pleased you have joined the Golden Valley Rotary Club!
Welcome to our newest members, Kristen and Eric Seaburg! The Seaburgs both grew up in the Twin Cities and met during their first week of freshman year at the University of Minnesota. They got married in September, 2018 and purchased their first home in Golden Valley this past summer. Kristen is a medical sales rep for GN ReSound and Eric is a project manager at civil engineering firm Bolton and Menk. They are currently in the process of a DIY remodel of their house, but when they need a break, they enjoy traveling, biking, gardening, and trying new restaurants. Kristen and Eric are so excited to finally plant their roots in Golden Valley. They believe this community is super special and they want to be as involved as possible. The Seaburgs are happy that they found Rotary and are very grateful for how welcoming the group has been. They look forward to being active members for years to come! We are so pleased you have joined the Golden Valley Rotary Club, Kristen and Eric!
Welcome to our newest member, Mary Timmons! Mary grew up as a farm girl in North Dakota and is very proud of her North Dakota roots. Before moving to Minneapolis, Mary was very active in the Fargo Moorhead community with Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, and other non-profits. Since living here, she's spent time in the hospitality industry, as an office manager, and most recently going out on her own to work with people as they prepare to move, assisting with purging, cleaning, and moving. Mary has two brothers and one sister. Her husband, David, was a member of our club; he passed away in July, 2018. We are so pleased you have joined the Golden Valley Rotary Club, Mary!