Roberts Bio
Brief Bio – Mark Roberts, RI District 5160 Governor 2020-2021
 
 
Mark Roberts joined the Rotary Club of Lamorinda Sunrise in April 2009.  In the late 1970s, he was a charter member and second president of the University of San Francisco Rotaract Club where he enjoyed attending meetings of Rotary Club #2.
 
Mark served as Lamorinda Sunrise club service director. He was named club Rotarian of the Year before becoming president in 2012-13. He has served District 5160 as Assistant Governor. He is a “charter member” of the district’s Training Cadre.
 
In 2017-18, Mark was Rotary Foundation Committee Paul Harris Society and Major Gifts Chair. He is a Triple Crown member: Paul Harris Society, Major Donor and Bequest Society.
 
Mark has over 25 years of fundraising experience working for several Bay Area higher education and other non-profit institutions before retiring last year.
 
Committed to volunteer service, Mark has been a continuously active member of the Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity. He served as a central office staff member, foundation trustee and chairman, and national alumni vice president. In 2007, he received Deltasig’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
Mark served as board president of the Orinda Association, the California Autism Foundation, Orinda Senior Village and Senior Housing Foundation. He has been honored as Orinda’s Citizen of the Year.
 
Mark’s wife, Claire, also a past president of Lamorinda Sunrise, was co-chair of the Rotary 4-Way Fest Multi-District Conference in Reno in 2019. Claire remains active in Delta Sigma Pi (which is how they met), being recognized nationally for her many accomplishments.  
 
Mark and Claire were married in 1985 and have been residents of Orinda since 1993.