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Patti Brown


Gary Sturdivan

President Elect

Karen Martin


Cynthia Kraemer


Cynthia Kraemer

Public Relations

James Allenbach

Administration Chair

John Babrowski

Service Projects

Tom Huls
Membership Chair

Club Foundation

John Babrowski


Bob Stadum


Cynthia Kraemer


Members at Large -
Gary Sturdivan
Patti Brown

Our Board

Treasurer / Public Relations: Cynthia Kramer

Cynthia Kraemer is the owner of Realty Professionals of the Morongo Basin.  Cynthia has been a broker in the area for over 20 years and lives here locally with her husband Benny of Monument Homecrafters General Contracting and her children and their families. She is the grandmother of 7 and is very active in the local community.

Cynthia is a past President of Soroptimist Intl of Yucca Valley, a two-time President and 15-year board member of the Desert Communities Association of Realtors, founder and past President and 15 year board member for Yucca Valley High School Career Pathways Program, is on the Board of Directors of Rotary of Yucca Valley and was on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of the Hi Desert for 18 years.  She currently is the President of the High Desert Pregnancy Clinic Board of Directors.  Working to give children a better future is her passion!
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Administration Chair: John Babrowski

Born and raised in Southern California, John enjoys everything
California has to offer in the way of the Beach, the mountains,big
cities and of course the desert. John believes there is no higher
calling than to serve each other, he has answered the call to several
opportunities including serving as director of his local Chamber of
Commerce as well as the local Boys and Girls club. He is committed
to serving God through his church and enjoys the fellowship and
sense of accomplishment Rotary offers. John is currently serving his
secoond term as Rotary President.

President: Bob Stadum

Bob was born at an early age. He showed an interest in service above self early on in life; serving as a school crossing guard in grade school and YMCA counselor in high school. Bob is an Army veteran. Established in 1982, Bob and his wife Wanda own and operate Signs by Wanda in Yucca Valley. Bob is an elected Director at High Desert Water District, and is involved in various other community service activities.
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Membership Chair: Tom Huls

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Service Projects: James Allenbach

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Past President:

Jill Akalski

Jill and her husband Chris live in Yucca Valley and have two awesome boys named Gage and Trae.  They are very active family and like to be outdoors as much as possible. Jill has worked in the real estate industry doing Title Insurance since 2001.  Jill says  "I joined Rotary in 2012 because I really enjoy giving back to the community and helping where ever there is a need."

President Elect: Patti Brown

Patti Brown and her family have lived in the Hi Desert since 1990. She and her husband have 2 grown children they raised here in the basin, and they have been blessed with 4 grandchildren. Locally she's known as the Loan Lady, aka the Queen of Green, and has been doing loans in the desert since 1996.
Karen Martin
I have living in Yucca Valley, for just over 30 years, with my husband George and have two adult children and three grandchildren. I have worked in the Insurance industry for eight years and love teaching people about the benefits of insurance. We belong to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and I am a Board member of Thrivent Financial and Business network international