Membership Engagement & Retention
Mar 01, 2023 7:00 AM
Jim Henry - Memberchip Chair District 5870
Membership Engagement & Retention

Jim is a native Texan having lived in Texas all his life.  He was born in Longview, attended one year at Kilgore Junior College and then transferred to Baylor University in Waco where he obtained his BBA degree and later his JD degree from the Baylor University School of Law.  Jim is now retired from full time employment.

Jim is the first in his family to be a Rotarian, having joined the Northwest Austin club in 1990.  Jim is a very active member of the club having held numerous offices including President, President Elect, Vice President of Community Service, Club Service, International Service and Vocational Service and served on the club’s Past Presidents Council.  He is a Rotary Benefactor, a member of the Paul Harris Society, a Major Donor and a member of the District 5870 Roll of Fame.  He remains very active in supporting all of the clubs projects throughout the community.

At the district level, Jim served as an Assistant Governor for four years from 2013 thru 2017, has served on the district membership committee and is currently chair of the district membership committee, is currently the District 5870 representative on the Lone Star PETS Board of Directors and was District Governor for Rotary year 2019-2020.  Jim’s passion in Rotary is membership, especially membership retention.  Not just obtaining new members but obtaining and retaining Rotarians.