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 Mar 25, 2016 – Mar 25, 2017
 
 
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In honor of President's Day we will not be having a noon meeting.

NO NOON MEETING
 Feb 20, 2017
 
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 Feb 27, 2017
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
 
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Judge Greve, Bettendorf, was appointed to the bench in 2006 and named as chief judge in 2013. She received her undergraduate degree from Upper Iowa University Magna Cum Laude and her law degree from the University Of Iowa College Of Law in 1992 with High Distinction. After graduation from law school, she was in private practice from 1992-2006. Judge Greve is a member of the Scott County Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, and the Iowa Judges Association. She is married and has one child.

Judge Marlita Greve-Chief Judge 7th District
 Mar 06, 2017
 
 Mar 10, 2017
 
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Mr. SHARMA has over eigthteen years of experience as an accomplished executive with a demonstrated history of success. For the past seven years managed the City of Raytown, Missouri as its City Administrator. Mr. Sharma is highly adept at management of limited resources in the face of budgetary constraints. He is a proven creative/forward strategic thinker with exceptional people skills; comfortable in motivating and supervising culturally diverse work force, and interfacing with the media.

Comprehensive knowledge and experience in municipal operation with financial management, planning, participatory decision-making ability, excellent presentation, and communication skills. Mr. Sharma is a published writer with a strong sense of vision, purpose, and direction. Mr. Sharma published technical paper in National Journal and was presenter at various local groups, schools, and at a national level conference.

Mahesh Sharma-County Administrator
 Mar 13, 2017
 
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Michael Ralston was elected president of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) in November of 2005.

Prior to his service as ABI President, Ralston was appointed by Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack and served for almost three years as Director of Revenue for the State of Iowa. He led a staff of nearly 400 employees in administering Iowa’s tax laws, collections operations, internal audit systems and other essential functions.

From 1999 to his appointment, Ralston was Director of Policy and Law for Iowa for Qwest Communications, an international Fortune 500 telecommunications and broadband services company. Ralston led the company’s governmental affairs and community affairs in Iowa, with primary responsibility for representing Qwest with Iowa’s Governor and Lieutenant Governor, the Iowa General Assembly, and the Iowa Congressional Delegation.

Prior to joining Qwest in 1999, Ralston was president of the Iowa Taxpayers Association, a statewide corporate tax policy organization. In the past, Ralston has served as the chief executive of a local government tax research organization, as a corporate vice president with a health services company, and as chief Iowa assistant to former Congressman Cooper Evans. Ralston was elected mayor of Grundy Center, Iowa at age 18 and re-elected three times.

Ralston is a past member of the board of directors of the Iowa’s Jobs for America’s Graduates program, is a past member of the of the Board of Trustees of the U.S. Governmental Research Association, the Deputies Committee of the Iowa Business Council, the Board of Directors of the Iowa Taxpayers Association, and is a graduate and past chairman of the Board of Governors of the Leadership Iowa program.  He is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Federation of Tax Administrators, and is a member and past member of several other boards and organizations.

Ralston holds a B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa, which recognized him as an Outstanding Alumnus in 1992.

Michael Ralston
 Mar 20, 2017
 
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 Mar 25, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
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Meet the Iowa QC Rotary's Youth Exchange student J. R. (Jean-Romain) Pourin.  He is a 16, a student at Pleasant Valley High School and will provide video of his trips through his year so far in Iowa and his home in the southwestern French wine region of Bordeaux.  Doug Petersen will also provide an update on the Rotary Youth Exchange program.

Jean-Romain Pourin & Doug Petersen
 Mar 27, 2017
 
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Public awareness regarding the Miracle Field, an all-inclusive baseball diamond that would allow children with disabilities to play in a safe and welcoming environment; the first of its kind in the Quad Cities! 

 

Scott Hock, Director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Davenport:

Davenport Parks & Recreation Director, Scott Hock will give an overview of what the department has to offer the citizens of the Quad Cities touching on facilities, youth sports, new additions and inclusive recreation.  He will discuss the department’s current initiative, which is to bring community awareness to the Miracle Field. The Miracle Field is an all-inclusive baseball diamond that would allow children with disabilities to play in a safe and welcoming environment; the first of its kind in the Quad Cities! 

 

Scott Hock-Director of Davenport Parks & Rec.
 Apr 03, 2017
 

Learn more about the future of Sculpture Gardens in the City of Davenport

 

 

Mayor Frank Klipsch
 Apr 10, 2017
 
NO NOON MEETING
 Apr 17, 2017
 
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 Apr 19, 2017
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
Jim Noord & Joshua Drake
 Apr 24, 2017
 
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 Apr 29, 2017
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
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This is a wonderful celebration awarding the future leaders.  Please come and share in this exciting meeting!

Scholarship Award Ceremony
 May 01, 2017
 
 May 04, 2017 – May 06, 2017
 
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Decker is a graduate of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, and a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia, and the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville and the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

He is Past President and current member of the Bettendorf Rotary Club, a member of the Executive Board of Medic Ambulance Corporation, serves on the Board of Directors of the Illowa Boy Scout Council, he serves as Chairperson for the Board of the First Tee of the Quad Cities and is Past President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Iowa City Managers' Association, a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Active Seniors (CASI), and is a Past Volunteer Chairman of the John Deere Classic PGA Tour Golf Tournament.

Decker has been the Bettendorf City Administrator since 1990. He also served the City as Chief of Police from 1986 through 1990 and prior to that held positions of Detective Sergeant, Detective, and Patrolman and started his career with the city in 1975.

Decker is married with two adult children, Decker II who resides in LeClaire, IA with his wife Sarah and his daughter Sarah, who resides in LeClaire, IA with her husband Ryan.  Decker and his wife, Jayne, reside in Bettendorf.

Decker Ploehn & Dave Donovan
 May 08, 2017
 
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Decker is a graduate of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, and a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia, and the National Crime Prevention Institute at the University of Louisville and the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

He is Past President and current member of the Bettendorf Rotary Club, a member of the Executive Board of Medic Ambulance Corporation, serves on the Board of Directors of the Illowa Boy Scout Council, he serves as Chairperson for the Board of the First Tee of the Quad Cities and is Past President and a member of the Board of Directors of the Iowa City Managers' Association, a member of the Board of Directors for the Center for Active Seniors (CASI), and is a Past Volunteer Chairman of the John Deere Classic PGA Tour Golf Tournament.

Decker has been the Bettendorf City Administrator since 1990. He also served the City as Chief of Police from 1986 through 1990 and prior to that held positions of Detective Sergeant, Detective, and Patrolman and started his career with the city in 1975.

Decker is married with two adult children, Decker II who resides in LeClaire, IA with his wife Sarah and his daughter Sarah, who resides in LeClaire, IA with her husband Ryan.  Decker and his wife, Jayne, reside in Bettendorf.

Decker Ploehn & Dave Donovan
 May 08, 2017
 
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Come and participate in a fun lunch of Trivia "What happened 100 Years Ago, back in 1917"  Plus there will be another VERY special SURPRISE you DON'T want to miss.  Mark your calendars for this memorable noon meeting.

 

100 Year Trivia & A Very Special Celebration
 May 15, 2017
 
Patricia Roberts
 May 22, 2017
 
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"Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life."

Robin Hayes

NO NOON MEETING
 May 29, 2017
 
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 Jun 12, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 
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 Jul 06, 2017
6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
 
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 Aug 07, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM