JAMES ROCHFORD
KIWANIS CLUB OF PEORIA
KIWANIS INTERNATIONAL TRUSTEE

James “Jim” Rochford of Peoria, Illinois, was elected to a three-year term as a trustee of Kiwanis International in June 2012 at the 97th Annual Kiwanis International Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A 29-year Kiwanian with the Peoria club, Jim has served as distinguished club president, Key Club advisor, distinguished lieutenant governor and distinguished governor. Jim has personally recruited more than 900 members into Kiwanis.

He is also a Diamond-level George F. Hixson Fellow, a charter Walter Zeller Fellow and a certified Kiwanis trainer.

Outside of Kiwanis, Jim was named Tri-County Citizen of the Year, JC Penney/Golden Rule Award recipient, past president of the Peoria Jaycees and founder/president of the Peoria Irish AAU Basketball program.

Jim and his wife, Debra, have two daughters and one son.