Speaker Date Topic
Anna Sattler - Editorial Intern IPI Oct 29, 2021
International Peace Institute
International Peace Institute

Anna Sattler is the current Editorial Intern at the International Peace Institute (IPI), based in New York City. Her work at IPI includes the reviewing and editing of papers written by policy fellows, reporting on UN peacekeeping missions for the institute’s online periodical, the Global Observatory, providing data analysis support to policy fellows, and maintaining records on the impact of IPI publications, among other duties. 

Anna graduated from Cornell University in December 2020, receiving her B.A. in Government. She also minored in International Relations and German Area Studies. While at Cornell, she studied international affairs, comparative government, history, and foreign language. She speaks three languages (German, Polish, and Russian) and studied abroad in Kraków, Poland last spring.  

Anna plans to pursue a Master’s in international relations or international development. Eventually, she hopes to attend law school and specialize in international human rights law. 

In her free time, Anna enjoys baking, programming, playing pickleball, and Zooming with her friends. She currently lives in Cedarburg.

Jamie F. De Jesus Sr. and Natraj Shanker Nov 05, 2021
Rotary Community Corp program on Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Rehabilitation Services
Rotary Community Corp program on Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Rehabilitation Services

Jamie De Jesus Sr. Bio

Mr. Jamie De Jesus Sr. is a Manufacturing Skills Standard Council (M.S.S.C.) Certified Pro¬duction Technician 4.0 (CPT) Instructor. Certified to teach Safety & Employability, Quality and Measurement Practices, Manufacturing Processes & Production, Machine Maintenance Awareness, and Green Production.  MSSC Certified Logistics Technician (CLT). He is also an Assistant CNC Educational Instructor. Mr. De Jesus has been certified in CNC Machine Tool Programming. In doing such, he has worked with drafting programs such as Mastercam, Creo, and Fusion 360 (blueprint) drafting programs. 

Mr. Jamie De Jesus Sr. also works intensively with the Justice Involved population, being as he was at one point a Justice Involved himself and has recently discharged from supervision for the first time since 1997. He was in the first CNC Bootcamp at Racine Correctional Institution and graduated the top of his class. This led him on his path to becoming a MSSC Instructor. He currently has his own LLC, Innovative Solutions 2 Consulting where he contracts his services.

Natraj Shanker Bio

Natraj Shanker is a manufacturing and business strategy consultant. He focuses on Industry 4.0 or the next revolution in manufacturing based on digital transformation. He is a Rotarian and is the chair of the Rotary Community Corp program on Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Rehabilitation Services for District 6270. This program focuses on how the Rotary network of business professionals and owners can create a job pipeline for formerly incarcerated Individuals.

Natraj got his undergraduate in Elec Eng in India, a masters in Ind Eng from Wayne State University and a master’s in manufacturing systems from UW- Madison. He has 30 years of business transformation experience working with and as consultant for GM, EDS, Wang, Rockwell Automation, Cummins Engine, JCI and Adobe. He was a Barbershop Chorus bass vocalist and dabbles in Bluegrass. He and his wife live in Shorewood and they have two sons.

David Wiley - Executive Leadership Nov 12, 2021
Introducing The Student Union
Introducing The Student Union

The Student Union is a student focused community service center and cafe. We provide free academic support, workshops, volunteer trips, and programming designed to “Empower the next generation to boldly impact their community”. We are a non-profit organization affiliated with Alliance Bible Church of Mequon and welcome everyone in the area to join our efforts to transform students' lives as they learn to serve our community.


Bio:


David is currently the Administrative Pastor at Alliance Bible Church and provides leadership to The Student Union.  David began attending Alliance Bible Church over 30 years ago. He is delighted to serve his church family. Here he utilizes both his occupational and educational experience. David holds a M.A. in education from Alverno College and a B.A. in pastoral studies from Moody Bible Institute. He has experience as a state licensed teacher and in the construction industry as a small business owner for over 15 years.  At Alliance Bible Church, his primary responsibilities include the management of administrative, building, and financial matters. David and his wife Aimee have been married for over 20 years, and they have five children: Judah, Phinehas, Elijah, Autumn, and Skyler. In his free time, David enjoys family outings, volunteer work, and sports.

Christine Bohn - Project Coordinator OWLT Dec 03, 2021
Pukaite Woods Update
Pukaite Woods Update

Christine joined Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (OWLT)  in Fall of 2014 after M-T Sunrise Rotary negotiated a partnership with the City of Mequon and OWLT; created an opportunity to hire a land stewardship intern to help deliver greater environmental care to the Pukaite Woods in Mequon’s Rotary Park.

After completing her undergraduate degree in Conservation and Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Christine was hired to a full-time position as Project Coordinator for OWLT.   She has also been trained through the National Wildfire Coordinating Group in Wildland Fire Behavior and Firefighter Safety.

Her main focus is administering a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)  to control invasive species and promote the reestablishment of sustainable, native vegetative communities in southeast Wisconsin and northeast Illinois. In addition, Christine now coordinates woodland restoration work and long-term management planning for Pukaite Woods, guiding Sunrise Rotary's stewardship commitment to the woodland.   Recently, in recognition of her environmental leadership and work with landowners as well as community groups, she was honored with an invitation to join the well-established Friends of Cedarburg Bog Stewardship Committee.

David Bialk - Mequon Fire Chief Dec 10, 2021
Mequon Fire Department Update
Mequon Fire Department Update

Chief Bialk started his career as a volunteer firefighter in 1980.  He has served as a volunteer and career firefighter as well as a chief officer throughout Milwaukee County before coming to Mequon in 2006.  The Chief holds an Associate degree from MATC, a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and is a recent graduate of the Midwest Leadership Institute.