Posted by Cliff Bowman on Oct 20, 2017
Rotarians: Making a Difference and Changing Lives.  The good work of Rotary Clubs in District 5500, and, in particular the Rotary Club of Tucson, is making a significant impact on our communities – both locally and globally.
Joseph Hentges – Short Biography
Born and raised in Minnesota, Joe spent 20 years in Illinois before moving to Arizona in 2010.  A Rotarian for 35 years, he is currently a member of the Marana-Dove Mountain Rotary Club, AZ.  Previously, he was a member of the Cannon Falls, MN, and the Woodstock, IL, Rotary Clubs.
A professional musician and teacher for many years, Joe was also a high school administrator and served as K-12 Superintendent of Schools from 1982 until his retirement in 2002.  In 1984, Joe earned his Ph. D. in Educational Administration at The Ohio State University.   Following retirement, he taught graduate classes for Northern Illinois University and Webster University. 
Joe and Brigitte have been married for 51 years and have two children (boys) and four grandchildren (3 girls, 1 boy).  Their favorite pastimes are traveling and spoiling grandchildren.