Auggie Gonzales (2000-2001)
Auggie was also quite involved with starting the Guatemala project. He, Leroy Benham, and other Rotarians explored other international projects including a possible project in Mexico but finally decided to work with Guatemala. The plan was to help the same villages for at least five years. The project became such a success the relationships with the villages of El Hato and Vuelta Grande have lasted for 15 years and will continue for many more.
Bob Tardiff (2001-2002)
The club was busy with international work this year. Scholarships and other various monetary donations were given to Guatemala, Brazil, and other countires. The club also provided about 90 portable dental units which were distributed throughout the world.
Bob Tardiff served as Newberg’s Police Chief.
During Teresa’s year as president the Rotaract Club, which met at George Fox University received its charter on November 20th.
Larry Bohnsack (2003-2004)
Jim Hirte (2004-2005)
Mike Caruso (2005-2006)
After becoming a member around 2001 when his daughter invited him to a lunch meeting, Mike Caruso became quite involved in Rotary. He served as president from 2005 to 2006 and afterwards took on the roles of assistant governor, administrative assistant governor, and eventually served as District Governor in 2011.
In addition to continuing projects such as the pancake feed, auction, and Guatemala project, the club began the dictionary program while Mike was president. This program donates a dictionary to every third grader in the Newberg, St. Paul, and Dundee areas.
After his time as president, Mike was involved with the Four Way Test Program. This was a contest for which seventh and eighth graders write essays, give speeches, or make videos about what the Four Way Test means.