Waqar Rizvi 2023-2024

District Governor, Waqar Rizvi has been a member of Rotary Club of Stockton since 2008. He has held multiple leadership positions within the club including being the President. He was the District Awards Chair for four years and is the Assistant District Governor (2020-22). He is also the current Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Chair for the District. He has participated in a number of projects, activities, events and meetings, both locally and internationally. In 2018, Waqar organized and coordinated a NID trip for Rotarians of District 5220 to visit District 3272 Pakistan for  Polio immunization.

Waqar graduated with a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration from the University of the Pacific in 2002. He received his Masters of Business Administration from National University in 2007. He works at the San Joaquin County as the Department   Information Systems Manager at the Assessor/Recorder office. He is also serving his second term as the Planning Commissioner for the City of Stockton. He is married to Maria, who is also a Rotarian, and has two young children, Fatima and Ebraheem.

He is a Major Donor and member of the Paul Harris Society.  He is the Vice Chair of the Salvation Army Advisory Board in Stockton, and Vice President of the American Pakistani Association of San Joaquin.

He considers it a blessing that through Rotary, he has been blessed to be engaged and participate in projects like literacy, polio immunization, disaster relief, promoting peace and community outreach. He is always looking forward to further serve the community and the world through Rotary.