Jeff Tideman is the owner of a commercial real estate company founded in 1985.  His friendship with David Gotaas inspired him to join Rotary in 2009.  Jeff was appointed International Service Director for the Rotary Club of Northbrook and accompanied Gov. Rick Rivkin and a Rotary team on a polio immunization trip to India in 2011.  Further inspired by the great work he saw Rotary doing in India, Jeff went on to become president of the Northbrook Club in 2015-16.  During that year the Northbrook Club celebrated its 50th year.  He and his wife Madonna enjoyed a week of serving at the Ak Tennamit school in Guatemala.  Later they attended the Rotary Convention in Sydney Australia.  Jeff now serves again as International Service Director and is a member of the Paul Harris Society.