Speaker Date Topic
Ambassador Sam Zakhem Dec 12, 2017
Middle East
Middle East

Ambassador Sam Zakhem served in Bahrain in 1986-89.  He will share another perspective on the Middle East situation.  He is currently with Zakhem International a worldwide engineering and construction company.   The Ambassador has also served in other government positions including: Colorado Senator and Representative, Colorado Small Business Administration, White House Peace Corp advisor. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Merilynn, and has three grown sons.

Skip Vanderbach- director USO Jan 09, 2018
How the USO serves our military
How the USO serves our military

Now serving as the USO Denver, Center Director supporting the mission of strengthening America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

Former military professional with 26 years of Air Force leadership experience. Prior Air Force command pilot with more than 3000 flight hours and strong backgrounds in program management, budgeting, acquisitions, transportation, and logistics. 

Specialties: Program Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Foreign Military Sales, Staff Development/Promotion, Operations Scheduling/Management, International Relations,Training Program Development, Supply Chain Support, Budgeting, and Air Force Acquisition Certified

STATE OF THE CLUB Apr 10, 2018
Lion President Dwight Steen