Rotary District Grants
Oct 30, 2019
Jon Winston (Casa Nostra)
Rotary District Grants


Jon joined the Santa Cruz Sunrise club in 2004, shortly after his retirement from a career in tech.   He was President in 2010-11, Assistant Governor from 2012-14, District 5170 Grants Subcommittee Resource Leader from 2014-2019 and Grants Subcommittee Chair beginning in 2019-20.   He has served as club Executive Secretary since 2015.   He’s chaired or served on nearly every committee within his beloved Rotary Club.   As a strong believer in the adage that Rotary happens in the club he is committed to making his the most vibrant, energetic, active, productive and fun club possible.  


Jon has been married to his wife Jill for 35 years.  They have 3 gorgeous and talented daughters ranging in age from 24-32.


Prior to discovering Rotary, Jon had a 30 year career in tech, building successful software development teams for a diverse set of companies including Industrial Holographics, Hewlett Packard, ELXSI, Sony, Rasna, Parametric Technologies and Ariba.  In his last post, Jon was VP of Software Development for SAP/Ariba, the leading producer of Enterprise Spend Management solutions.   He oversaw the growth of the organization from 10 to more than 100 engineers with responsibility for Ariba’s flagship eProcurement product Ariba BuyerÔ.