Dean Axelrod
The California Club
538 Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Appropriate Business Dress Code Enforced
Friday, Oct 8, 2021 | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Dean Axelrod is Associate Director for Partnerships and Philanthropy at Direct Relief. Founded in 1948, Direct Relief is a privately funded humanitarian aid organization, active in all 50 states, the U.S. territories, and 100 countries, with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies – without regard to politics, religion, or ability to pay. Direct Relief has been recognized by Fast Company as one of the top 10 most innovative nonprofit organizations, by Forbes as one of the top 10 U.S. charities, by CNBC as #1 on their list of Top Charities Changing the World, recipient of ESRI’s President’s Award for Outstanding Use of GIS, and recipient of the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation from The Drucker Institute.

Dean earned MBA and law degrees from the University of Arizona, and a BA in English from Boston University. Dean is a past-president of the Rotary Club of Santa Barbara. His volunteer activities in Santa Barbara have included Partners In Education, Women’s Economic Ventures, Santa Barbara Open Streets, Anti-Defamation League, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, and Dos Pueblos High School mock trial.

Beginning Friday, September 3, 2021, The Rotary Club of Los Angeles will require proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test result (within 72 hours of attending) for all members and guests attending our club meetings in person.

Photographic evidence of vaccination/testing proof will be acceptable.

LA5 Members: Please inform all of your invited guests of this important new protocol.

Please note that we will continue to require masks/face coverings for everyone inside the building when not at a Dining Room table or actively enjoying food and beverage.