• Cal Mann

    Make good things happen!

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    • Two years sea-time as commercial fisherman in Alaska
    • Industrial design and marketing major
    • Joined and built a successful design firm, consulting to Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Frito-Lay, Starbucks, Trane and many other top consumer brand clients
    • Active volunteer for 20+ years primarily working for/with youth on literacy, leadership and community service engagement 
    • Board leadership positions for 10+ years
    • 7+ years teaching Apple hardware/software skills
    • Peace Corps Volunteer, North Macedonia Sept 2017 - Present
    • Rotarian July 2004 - present
    • Enjoy photography, outdoors, hiking, cycling, boating, gardening, learning new computer software and reading
  •  What's next?

    Non-Profit: Seeking new opportunities to grow, learn and make the world a better place!


    Partnering: Looking to partner with Rotary or Peace Corps?

  • Contact me!

    email calmann at mac.com

  • Bio


    Personal Bio:


    Born and raised in Pacific Northwest. Majored in Industrial Design and Marketing, spent college summers as a commercial salmon fisherman in Alaska. Post-college, moved to NY City area to join and build a marketing services agency. Married with two sons. California resident since 1999. Active Rotarian since 2004. Peace Corps Community Development Volunteer in North Macedonia (E. Europe) 2017 - present. Enjoy photography, travel, gardening, hiking and biking.




    Rotary Club of Del Mar 2004-2006

    • Youth Services Committee Member
    • RYLA Facilitator
    • Interact Club Advisor
    • Elementary School Literacy Project Leader
    • Paul Harris Fellow
    • Rotarian of the Year


    La Jolla High School PTA 2006-2016

    • Board member, 2009 - 2015
    • All Student Registration, Event Chair 2007-2009
    • Life 101, program committee member, event moderator 2010-2015
    • Senior VP, 2014-2016
    • Rotary Liaison 2006 - 2016
    • Nominating Committee 2010 - 2015


    Rotary Club of La Jolla 2006-2016

    • Youth Services Committee Chair
    • Membership Committee Member
    • International Services Committee Member
    • RYLA Club Chair 
    • LEAD Club Chair 
    • Rotary District 5340 RYLA Committee Member
    • Scholarship Committee Interview Team
    • Interact Club Advisor
    • Board of Directors 
    • Tijuana Home-Build Project Chair
    • Surf Beat (Club eNewsletter) Editor, Photographer and Publisher
    • Paul Harris Fellow (2x)
    • Walter Dewhurst Awardee
    • Distinguished Rotarian Awardee


    Rotary Club of Oakland 2016-Present

    • Youth Services Committee Chair
    • World Services Committee Member
    • Enterprise Institute Committee Member & Camp Operations Volunteer
    • Interact Club committee member
    • Paul Harris Fellow (3 cumulative)


    Peace Corps Macedonia 2017 - Present

    • Association for Human Rights Protection of Roma, Community Development Volunteer
    • Safety & Security Committee, Kochani Region Warden
    • Volunteer Advisory Committee, PCV representative, Friends of Macedonia Liaison
    • Peace Corps Macedonia - Rotary Macedonia Partnership, Partnership Leader
    • American Corner - Stip, Instructor: English, Economic Development and Information Technology
    • Goce Delcev University - Guest Lecturer at Faculties of: Law, Tourism, and English
    • Rotary Club - Stip: Peace Corps Liaison, Projects development and funding team member, leadership team advisor
    • GLOW & YMLP Club - Stip: Mentor and leadership development team member



  • Press

    Peace Corps

    La Jolla Light, Nov. 7, 2017 "Assignment Macedonia"


    La Jolla Light, Nov 24, 2015 "Intrinsic Rewards of Service"


    Chicago Tribune, Nov 8, 2009 "Interact Club Helps Build House For a Family"


    Rotary Club of Del Mar Jan 9, 2020 "Building Partnerships Between Rotarians and Peace Corps"


    La Jolla Light, June 19, 2015 "Walter Dewhurst Award"