Hendricks Bio
Laine Hendricks
Rotary Club of San Francisco, California, USA
District 5150
Laine Hendricks is a communications and public relations professional with more than a decade of experience working creatively, collaboratively and effectively to advance communication success in industries like government, healthcare, environmental and non-profit.
Raised in family fueled by volunteerism, Laine joined the Rotary Club of Fresno (District 5230) in 2007 and transferred to the Rotary Club of San Francisco (District 5150) in 2010. She’s Past-President of the Rotary Club of San Francisco, past Assistant Governor and past Chief of Staff for Rotary District 5150.
Laine is an energetic and engaging presenter, having emceed numerous Rotary events--from club-level fundraisers and awards ceremonies to district conferences--in addition to facilitating learning and development workshops at the District and International-level and serving as a Far West PETS faculty/facilitation team member since 2017.
Her “day job” is Public Information Officer for the County of Marin Government, where Laine is responsible for leading and strengthening internal and external countywide communications and enhancing public outreach. Previously, she served as Director of Public Relations for The Salvation Army Golden State Division for seven years. There, she was a “Jill of all Trades,” managing media relations, advertising, community outreach, video production, digital media and live event program production, among other responsibilities.
In a previous life, Laine was a NCAA ranked equestrian and still longs to be in the saddle whenever possible (retirement plans!). When she’s not devoting her free time to Rotary, Laine enjoys exploring the outdoors with her wife, Jenny, and dog, Buddy.