ShelterBox Project
Mar 26, 2020
Jim Carriere
ShelterBox Project

Jim Carriere joined Rotary International in 2004, and is a Past President of the San Rafael Harbor Rotary Club. He has served Rotary District 5150 as the ShelterBox Chair, Area Membership Chair, Assistant Governor, District Administrator, and on the Grants Stewardship Committee. Jim is a Major Donor to the Rotary Foundation and a fifteen-year member of the Paul Harris Society.

Jim learned of the ShelterBox program in 2007 at the Rotary International Convention in Salt Lake City. He immediately agreed to become an ambassador and has done presentations to Rotary Clubs and other groups throughout the Western United States. Jim was elected to the ShelterBox USA Board of Directors in 2010 serving as the organization’s Chairman in 2017 and 2018. Though his Board service has come to an end, Jim continues to serve on the SBUSA Finance and Audit Committee.

Raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Jim is a graduate of Louisiana State University. Professionally he is a Senior Vice President with First Federal Savings of San Rafael, overseeing Operations, Information Technology, Compliance and Retail Banking. Jim and his wife Nancy live Oakland, CA since 1985. Their son Joseph is a recent graduate of Willamette University in Salem, OR, and he begins Veterinary School at U.C. Davis in August. If you see Jim looking for coins in seat cushions, now you know why.