Jan. 13, 2022–Bill Tobin / ShelterBox USA

Bill Tobin, Rotary Relations Manager, ShelterBox USA
A member of the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills California since 2004, Bill Tobin has served
in several club and district roles and is a major donor to The Rotary Foundation. In 2016-2017
Rotary District 5180 awarded Bill “Rotarian of the Year” for his active and dedicated service
to Rotary, and for his commitment to ShelterBox.
Since learning about ShelterBox in 2010, Bill has shared the project to over 400 Rotary Clubs,
organized fundraisers, and helped develop strategies for donor engagement and volunteer
training. For his volunteer efforts, Bill received the United States Presidential Volunteer Service
Award seven times.
After retiring from a 30 year career as a nuclear power plant inspector, Bill became certified in
Non-Profit management through the University of the Pacific and joined the fulltime staff at
ShelterBox as USA Rotary Relations Manager in January 2019.
Bill is married to Sherie for 38 years, she is an Assistant Governor in District 5180. They have
two sons and a daughter in law.
About ShelterBox:
ShelterBox was founded to provide emergency shelter to people affected by disasters and
humanitarian crises around the world. In April 2000, the Rotary Club of Helston-Lizard in
Cornwall, England adopted ShelterBox as its millennium project. Little did they know that it
would become the largest Rotary Club project in the world, with affiliates in countries across
the globe. Since 2000, ShelterBox staff and volunteers have helped to shelter over 2 million
people in more than 100 countries around the world