Feb 09, 2023
Terry Ziegler
The West U Rotary Field House and Challenger Baseball

Terry Ziegler is a native Houstonian and a Texas Tech University graduate with an Honors Studies degree in microbiology.  Terry and his wife, Sarka, have two daughters and Terry is the owner of Big Z Lumber Company, a business operating in Houston since 1938.  A Rotarian since 1982, Terry served as president of the West U (Houston) Rotary Club in 2004-05 and as the Astrodome Rotary Club’s president in 1988-89. The West U Club was awarded the “Best Large Club” in District 5890 during his year as president. In addition, Terry attended a baseball game for physically & mentally challenged youth on the White House lawn with President George W. Bush in 2006 as a result of the West U Rotary Club’s Centennial Project.  Terry produces a Polio Eradication Update newsletter which is emailed weekly to Rotarians around the world In 2010 he received the Rotary Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World. In 2022 Terry received The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service. Terry served as the Endowment & Major Gift Adviser for Rotary Regions 36 (central North America from Texas to Ontario) for the 2019-2022 Rotary Years and as a Volunteer Coordinator for Rotary Books for the World.

Or the short version – Terry Ziegler was asked to join Rotary in 1982, fell in love with it, and has been having trouble saying no since then.