Alex Hopkins, Rotary District 5030 Governor
Alex Hopkins will be celebrating 20 years in Rotary next year. He started as a member of the Rotary Club of Edmonds and is currently a member of the Woodinville Club.
During his time as a Rotarian, Alex has served as Fireside Chair, Membership Chair, Vocational Chair, President of Edmonds Rotary, Rotary Academy Instructor, Chair of the Rotary Academy, Area #1 Assistant Governor and District 5030 Trainer, and now District Governor.
Professionally, Alex has 20 years of sales experience in the Laboratory Research Market and was the Western Area Sales Manager covering the area from the Mississippi to the West, including western Canada.
For his second career, starting in 2016, he is a local residential real estate broker with Windermere, out of the Kirkland central firm.
Alex’s wife Julie is a technical consultant and compliance specialist for Mercer Health & Benefits. She also has an embroidery business and does custom projects and designs, including specialized Rotary designs. Over the years, Julie has enjoyed being a part of Rotary and continues to make sure Alex is on track.
They have a son, Matthew, who is now in 8th grade. He enjoys school, gets good grades, and has a wide range of musical interests. Matthew enjoys playing the piano, saxophone (jazz and concert band), and singing in several different choirs. He, too, has enjoyed volunteering with Rotary over the years.