District Governor DJ Sun was born in Seoul, Korea, and came to the US to earn BS & MBA degrees. He met his wife at the university, and they have 3 children. She had been a schoolteacher in Singapore and came to the US to study finance. They moved to Los Angeles in 1989 to work for a real estate brokerage company, and he joined the Koreatown Rotary Club. In 1996 he formed a commercial real estate investment group. He has served in many different leadership positions at the Club and District levels. As Club President in 2008, he participated in a Matching Grant Trip for corrective surgery for cleft-lip and palate children in the Philippines. He has participated in two more international cleft-lip & palate surgery projects in Vietnam. He believes we Rotarians can do bigger, better and bolder projects in our community and worldwide.
DG Sun presented a District Citation for Longevity of Membership to Dave Moyers, Bob Welbourn, Marilyn Ginsberg and Bob McCaman. He presented a Devotion to Club Citation to Audrey Dahlgren for her outstanding work in recruiting talented students for Club and District talent contests. He presented a District Financial Citation to Marilyn Klaus. DG Sun recognized our Club’s Rotary Foundation contributing members, and discussed Rotary Matching Grants, Reverse Grants, and International Projects. More information on Rotary Grants is at https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/take-action/apply-grants/grant-activities.