Nick Frankle joined the Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise in 2002. He was club president in Rotary Year 2006-07. During that year, the club was selected the best medium club in District 5240 and the best large service organization in his home community of Thousand Oaks, California USA.
In Rotary Year 2016-17, Nick served as District Governor of District 5240 - Central California Coast , USA.. He previously served as District Membership Chair, International Service Chair, Assistant Governor and Chief Operating Officer. He has worked on membership initiatives at the Zone and is currently a member of the Zone 26-27 Education Week team engaged in training future District Governors.
Nick is a Major Donor, Benefactor, member of the Bequest Society and of the Paul Harris Society. He is a graduate of the District 5240 PRLS and Master PRLS leadership training programs. For RY 2012-13, Nick was the recipient of the District 5240 Samuel L. Greene Service Above Self award.
Nick is recently retired from a career in information technology and international telecommunications. He has managed information technology projects for the US government and Fortune 500 companies. He was the operations executive of a seamless international business data communications network - a position that took him around the world and introduced him to the cultural differences of doing business in thirty countries. He is currently serving as a member of Advisory Board for the Pepperdine University Master's Program in Social Entrepreneurship and Change.
Nick has participated in international projects in Mexico, Honduras and South Africa. He helped establish the District 5240 Rotary Safari program which encourages Rotarians to participate in international projects. He has seen how Rotarians change the world "one life at a time" while understanding that the people most changed by humanitarian projects are the Rotarians themselves.