22-23 Governor – Don Casper
Don started his Rotary journey in April 2014 with the Rotary Club of Indio, CA. In his time there, he led the club as President in 2017-18, served as the Public Relations Chair for six years, as well as the Membership Chair for one year. Don has spearheaded or assisted with many project committees with the club, including chairing the club’s signature event – the Coachella Valley Middle School Math Field Day.
For District 5330, Don helped the district by chairing a Fast Pitch Competition in September 2018, as well as the District Conference in 2019. He also served on the committee that staged an outdoor Holiday Fiesta for the Coachella Valley in December 2018. In Rotary year 2019-20, Don was co-chair of the District’s Foundation Gala and served as the District’s Vocational Services Chair. He was an Assistant Governor during 2020-21. Don is a Paul Harris Society Member and a Major Donor. He is also a graduate of the Rotary Leadership Institute in District 5330.
A native of Peoria, IL, Don received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Administration from Bradley University. Professionally, he spent ten years in live entertainment and arena facility management, before changing careers to casino marketing. The last 30 years, Don has worked at five different casino properties in four states, including the last 14 years as Vice President of Marketing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CA. Don and his bride, Veronica, reside in Bermuda Dunes and share three grown children.
23-24 Governor – Jamie Zinn
Ms. Zinn has been in the financial services industry for more than 36 years and brings to Triple Edge an extensive background in assisting individuals and companies successfully respond to a range of complex individual and organizational challenges. She and her firm specialize in assisting clients with tax planning and preparation, accounting, payroll, business entity formation and compliance, tax resolution and business planning and management.
Prior to Triple Edge Financial Services, Ms. Zinn was a senior executive officer with a nationwide financial services corporation where she held multiple senior level management positions throughout the organization including strategic, business, profit and capital planning; financial planning and reporting including accounting, tax and finance; primary and secondary marketing research; evaluation and development of new product and delivery concepts with strategic and tactical solutions for implementation; enterprise project methodology; retail site, market and network planning strategies; sales management and performance programs; profitability analysis and Human Resources management and delivery. She was also a Principal and owner of a Los Angeles based management consulting practice that specialized in the strategy, planning, design, building and seamless integration of advanced business management practices and solutions for major consumer products, manufacturing and distribution, financial services, real estate, retail, healthcare, high-tech and entertainment/media corporations including such organizations as Blue Cross, Capital EMI Music, Columbia and Sony Pictures, Hughes Aerospace, McKesson Corporation, Northrup Corporation, Rockwell International, The Koll Company, County of Orange, Kent H. Landsberg, and Pacificare, among others.
Ms. Zinn attended the University of Southern California and University of Phoenix majoring in Business, Political Science and Pre-Law. She also attended University of Redlands for their Masters of Business Administration program. She has been an instructor for the Institute of Financial Education, held her Series 6 and Series 7 NASD Licenses and is a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals.
Ms. Zinn lives in Lake Arrowhead with her husband Dwight, daughter Katie and son Ben. She has been recognized as the California Business Woman of the Year in 2005 and 2006 as well as recipient of the Congressional Medal of Distinction in 2006 and 2008 for her work with the Business Advisory Council on taxation. She is actively involved in philanthropic organizations with her community and has been recognized as the Rotary International Four Avenues of Service Recipient in 2008, Rotarian of the Year in 2010/2011 and 2011/2012, Lake Arrowhead Rotary Club Presidents Award Recipient in
2009/2010 and District 5330 Rotary Award of Excellence Recipient for 2013/2014.
2024-25 District Governor
Judy Zulfiqar is the Chief Strategist for Watermark Associates and has been an active member of the Rotary Club of Temecula since 2002. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Outdoor Adventures by Boojum and has served on the Temecula Valley Hospital Community Advisory Board, the Oak Grove Center Advisory Board, the Board of Directors for Safe Alternatives for Everyone, and the membership committee for the Temecula Chamber of Commerce. She received her master’s in business administration from the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and completed her field study in India and Thailand.
Judy is the Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Temecula and the current membership chairperson. She has served in her club as the Public Relations chair, fundraising chair, RYLA Discussion Group Leader, and volunteered on many other committees. At the district level she will be a facilitator at the upcoming President’s Elect Training, is the Chairperson of the newly formed Rotary Task Force to Fight Human Trafficking, a member of the Rotary District 5330 Community Fundraising Dinner event committee, and the incoming District 5330 Public Relations Chairperson for 2022-2023.
Judy has lived in the Temecula Valley since 1998 where she raised her two children, Miquella and Jordan Zulfiqar and currently resides with her partner and fellow Rotarian, Robert Johns.