Sep 25, 2019
Rotary District Govenor Chris Woodruff
The state of District 5440

Chris Woodruff is the retired Assessor in Weld County Colorado. He makes his home In Greeley. He completed a forty year career in property appraisal and assessment with work experience all over the Colorado.Chris has a B.S. degree in Technical Management from Regis University and is a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser.

Chris became a Rotarian in 2000 when he joined the Rotary Club of Greeley - Centennial.  In the club he has served as Secretary, President and Foundation Chair.  He was named club Rotarian of the Year three times.

At the district level, Chris served as Assistant Governor for the Estes Park, Colorado clubs, Awards Committee chairman, TRF mentor and as a member of the District Foundation Committee.  He has also presented at several District Assemblies and has served as a facilitator at High Country PETS.

Chris travelled to Saratov, Russia as part of a District 5440 delegation attending the chartering of a new club in that city. On that trip he saw the power of Rotary in transforming people’s lives by providing a means to connect across great geographic, cultural and language differences.

He is married to Karoline, who is also a Rotarian.  Karoline is a past Club President and past Assistant Governor. Karoline retired from a career in higher education in 2016.

Chris and Karoline are Multiple Paul Harris Fellows, Bequest Society members and Major Donors. They have attended Rotary International Conferences in Montreal, Atlanta, Toronto, and Hamburg.

Both Chris and Karoline are active at Trinity Episcopal Church and in other areas of the Greeley community, including the Weld Food Bank, Greeley Center for Independence, and have been past Board members of the Greeley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau. Both are graduates of Leadership Weld County.

Chris and Karoline enjoy gardening, reading and traveling the world, and wearing their Rotary pins.

They have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law and one beautiful granddaughter.