Jim Moore has been a member of the Rotary Club of Seattle for 20 years. He served as D5030 International Service Chair for three years, followed by District Global Grant Coordinator 2015 -2017. Jim was a founding board member and Vice Chair of Malaria Partners International and focuses on international partnerships and Rotarian efforts against malaria in Zambia. Jim has been on the board of RAM-Global since 2021.
Jim’s international development interest began with 3 years of Peace Corps service in Nepal. Subsequently, he led multi-cultural project teams in 20 different countries of Asia and Africa, focusing on water, agriculture and infrastructure development. A 2009 recipient of Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” award for his international work, Jim was also a founding board member and board chair of Seattle NGO, Water 1st International.
In private business, he is a former CFO and COO of small and medium scale manufacturing companies, worked in venture capital and currently serves on the boards of two private companies. Jim earned a BA degree in engineering and applied physics, an MBA and a Master in Regional Planning degree from Harvard University. To avoid an empty nest, Jim and his wife, Kristi, have hosted 30 international students in their home over the past 15 years.