Tom Harris 2008-09
Tom Harris is originally from Massachusetts and prior to moving to California, he was the Sr. Marketing Executive for Holiday Magic in the States of Connecticut, New York and Washington D.C.
He moved to California in the early 70’s, met his wife Lynne here and has been in the marketing industry for over 40 years.
He has worked in the Personal Care, Nutrition and Health & Fitness industries. He has also been in the Legal Expense Plan industry for many
years and has served as the Regional VP of Southern California for Pre-Paid Legal Services. He has had numerous awards bestowed on him in the private sector, including a number of awards for service.
Tom has served as the President of the Rotary Club of Van Nuys 2008 – 2009. He considers it a privilege to have served the community and especially with such a great group of caring, giving, and dedicated Club members.
There were numerous projects during the year but some of the projects that were endearing were:
Helping the underserved children and families such as El Centro de Amistadt, Jeopardy, Casa de Esperanza with various types of help including computer rooms, food give-a-aways, backpacks, savings bonds, Christmas toys etc. The Young Achiever’s and Teacher Mini-Grant Awards Program honoring outstanding middle school children and teachers, sponsored by the Van Nuys Airport & the Van Nuys Rotary Club. The annual Student Track Meet at Birmingham H.S.