KIWANIS CLUB OF DEN HAAG, THE NETHERLANDS
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL TRUSTEE
Sjoerd R. J. Timmermans of Voorburg, the Netherlands, was elected to a three-year term as a trustee of Kiwanis International in June 2010 at the Kiwanis International-European Federation Convention in Taormina, Italy.
Sjoerd has been a member of the Kiwanis Club of den Haag for the past 21 years and served as its president in 1997-98 and 2002-03. He served as a distinguished governor of the Netherlands District in 2008-09. He is a life member.
A veteran of the travel industry, Sjoerd is a retired consultant and professor who earned the Kalevala Tourism Award for lifetime achievement in Finland. He served in the Royal Netherlands Air Force from 1962 to 1964.
Sjoerd and his wife, Marianne, have two children and two grandchildren.