Tim Jaeger was born in Pierre, SD, and later moved to Geddes, SD where he attended elementary and high school, all in one building. Tim later attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, earning a BS in Business Administration in 1980, a Master of Professional Accountancy in 1982 and falling in love, at first sight, with his wife Sandy sometime in late 1981.
Tim joined Sioux Falls Elks Lodge #262 in 1985. After moving to California, Tim transferred to Petaluma Elks Lodge #901, serving in several roles including Exalted Ruler in 20072008. He has been named both elk and officer of the year. He was Association Vice-President in 2010-2011 during the presidency of Hugh Scanlon and his wife Dale. He has served on several district committees and served as the CHEA Drug Awareness Chair from 2011-2013. He served as an appointed advisor to the Napa Lodge from 2011-2013 and ultimately transferred to Napa Lodge #832. He also served on the CHEA Board of Trustees from 2014-2017, he served as the CHEA 1st Vice President in 2018-2019.
On the Grand Lodge level, he served as District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler in 2013-2014. He has served as an Assistant Director of the Elks National Drug Awareness Program since 2014 and continues to assist in the Drug Awareness program including representing the national program at joint events with the DEA and supporting state chairpersons nationwide.
For over thirty-five years Tim has worked as a CPA, performed several permanent and interim roles including serving as President, CFO, CEO, and CAO of private organizations and public reporting companies. Tim is the President and owner of CXO Consulting and regularly serves as an independent member of various company Board of Directors, typically serving on the Audit Committee.
Tim is a past member of the Petaluma Chamber of Commerce, has served as a Little League Baseball Coach, Boys and Girls Club Basketball Coach, Casa Grande HS Basketball Program Fundraising Chair, Casa Grande High School Boosters Club member, St James Catholic Church Fundraising and "Giving Tree" Chair and Member of the Knights of Columbus. He also is the founder of the Northbay chapter of the Parrotheads in Paradise.
Tim met the love of his life, Sandy, in 1981, and they married in 1984. They have three children including: Ben, his wife Whitney and their two children Logan and Conner, who live in Moraga, CA.; Brittany and Tyler who live in Tampa and were married in February of this year; and Lizzie, a proud Napa Elk member, who lives and works in San Francisco, CA.
Tim enjoys sports, especially football including fantasy football, which he has been involved with since 1980, before the internet made it easy to track scores. He has developed his BBQ skills while spending time in his outdoor man-cave, while trying to avoid addressing the never-ending honey-do lists Sandy is very skilled at preparing. Sandy's love for children led to a 25-year elementary teaching career including 10 years in administration working with the California Beginning Teacher Program. She also enjoys reading, gardening, puttering around the house, spending time with family and preparing honey-do lists for Tim.
Tim and Sandy are honored and excited to have the opportunity to serve as President and First Lady of the California-Hawaii Elks Association this year, and look forward to meeting and making friends during their travels while talking about the slogan:
“ELKS STEPPING UP TO A NEW AGE”