Board Members

Dotty Cline, President

Dotty grew up in Oregon, earned a B.A. in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Teaching. For many years Dotty joined her Rotarian husband in Rotary Friendship Exchanges, hosting Rotarians from many countries, and volunteering on Rotary projects.  Now she divides her time between her Alaska home and one in Helena, Montana, spending time with her 2 children and 7 grandchildren, traveling, and writing. She is the author of four children’s books.  Dotty believes nurturing friendships among people from around the world is a valuable path of peace. She is a Paul Harris Fellow.

Steve Yoshida, Executive Secretary/Director

I am passionate about empowering youth with their visions for peace, connecting people globally, Rotary fellowship, fishing in Alaska, living in Hawaii, our granddaughter in San Francisco, doing Rotary health fairs in exotic places, traveling to natural places.

I am a past district governor, started 6 clubs in Russia, chaired the Rotary Global Peace Forum in Honolulu, Hawaii in 2012…I have traveled the world for Rotary.

Bill Shaw, President-Elect/Membership Chair

Bill Shaw is Founder and President of Crosscurrents International Institute, a non-profit organization based in Ohio (USA).  The mission of Crosscurrents is to cross the boundaries of nations, cultures, religions, economics, and politics for the purpose of bringing people together, to learn from each other, to build friendships, and to plant seeds for peace.  Bill has traveled extensively to many countries around the world, building networks and friendships. Bill has BS and MS degrees in Ecology from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) and his PhD in International Studies and Higher Education Administration from Miami University (Ohio).  He is a Fellow at the East-West Center at University of Hawaii.  Major interests relate to global issues, renewable energy, peace and non-violence, and agriculture.  As a personal hobby, Bill is a private pilot. Bill was formerly Program Officer for International Programs with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation. He is Emeritus Chair of the Board of the Dayton International Peace Museum and presently serves on the Board of Trustees of Wilmington College, a private liberal arts college in Ohio with Quaker heritage. Bill and his wife, Marina, live on 120 acre family farm located in Ohio where they enjoy hosting guests from around the world. They have 3 sons and 6 grandchildren.

Lee Dombroski, Treasurer/Rotary Foundation Chair

I am currently the Director of the Performing Arts Center at the University of Hawaii, Hilo. I have held various positions, from Costume Director and Wig Master to Production Manager and Associate Managing Director in professional and educational theatres on the US west coast and in Hawaii. I have exhibited hair sculptures in galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York, and at the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I have a BFA in Theatre from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a MFA in Design from California Institute of the Arts.

Ray Matsumiya, Immediate Past-President

Inspired by a mother from Hiroshima, Ray Matsumiya has devoted his professional career to unofficial diplomacy, cross-cultural exchange and peacebuilding. Over the past twenty years, he has supervised programs for over 2500 educators and civil society leaders in the US, Japan, Spain, and nine Middle Eastern/ North African countries. His programs have been featured in the New York TimesBoston Globe, El Pais, and PBS via NHK World

Ray has been an invited speaker at TEDx, the Massachusetts State House, the Dayton International Peace Museum, the US embassy of Tunis and universities such as the Sloan School at M.I.T and the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He has had pieces published in USA Today and Inkstick Media

Ray is currently the Director of the Oleander Initiative ( that gathers peacebuilders from around the world to Hiroshima, Japan for life changing programs and study tours.


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