Speaker Date Topic
Club Holiday Jul 05, 2022
President Will Thomas Jul 12, 2022
Club Assembly
Club Assembly

Will is a Commercial Real Estate Agent at Newmark in Oakland where he specializes in selling multifamily properties in the Greater East Bay. Will Started his career in Commercial Real Estate in 2006 after graduating from Fresno State University where he was a member of the baseball team. Will moved back to Alameda in 2011 with his wife Sheree and have two boys ages 6 and 8. Will joined Rotary in 2015 with Jeff Miller as his sponsor. Will also serves on the Board of Directors for the Alameda Boys and Girls Club and the Alameda Chamber of Commerce.

David Burton Jul 19, 2022

David Burton is an Executive Director, Architecture in KTGY’s Oakland office. As the head of the Low-Density Design Studio, he is responsible for overseeing the design of single-family and low-rise multi-family projects.


Prior to joining KTGY, Mr. Burton ran his design practice, Burton Architecture, focused on single-family residential, boutique retail and infill development projects. During his experience as a Senior Associate with Swatt Architects, Mr. Burton was responsible for the design of high-end single family residences, additions and restorations of religious buildings as well as a large sustainably designed infill development project.


Mr. Burton has traveled extensively studying architecture in England, the Netherlands, Germany, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Maile Collmer Aug 02, 2022
Growing Your Club: More Members For More Goodwill
Growing Your Club: More Members For More Goodwill

Maile Collmer of MaileCollmer.com specializes in helping entrepreneurs build influence, connections, and business through the referral process. She is known for asking the question…"What if you could have an amazing business and a spectacular life?"...which is the core of her message and what she supports her clients to attain!

As the founder of The Referral Studio and owner and master referral coach for Asentiv® Contra Costa, Maile has delivered training, seminars, and workshops for thousands of entrepreneurs through organizations like BNI, Chambers of Commerce, and Keller Williams Realty.

Internationally recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on networking and referral marketing, Maile teaches her clients how to build the “right relationships” to multiply their networking results up to 7 times while reducing their working hours by as much as 38%.

Maile enjoys playing golf, wine tasting, dancing, and traveling. She is a fan of football, and baseball, and especially loves her UCLA Bruins! For Maile, networking and referrals are a way of life and these fun activities frequently increase her networking results!

Join business relationship expert, Maile Collmer, in this interactive program and walk away with:

  • An easy way to share about Rotary.
  • A clear picture of who is your future Rotarians.
  • How to invite and get potential members to attend.
  • Keeping great members happy and committed.

If you want to see your club be able to do more good work with more enthusiastic volunteers and you care about the future of your organization, this session is a must!

Superior Court Judge Delbert Gee Aug 16, 2022