Wakefield Rotary Announces Election of 2013-14 Leaders
The Wakefield Rotary Club is proud to announce the election of its 2013-14 Officers and Directors. Shibu James will serve as Club President and lead with the Rotary International theme of “engage rotary, change lives.” Bob Mailhoit was elected as the Vice President/President-Elect. Suzanne Bowering (Secretary), Frank Fiorentino (Sargent-at-Arms) and Bruce Donovan (Treasurer) will serve another term in their offices. The Board of Directors will compose of Jay Boyle, Melanie Head, Bob Kimball, John Potter, Barbara Worley and Judy Gordon. 2012-13 President Amy Luckiewicz will serve one year on the Board as immediate past president.
Rotary International is the one of the largest providers of professional training worldwide. “Most people don’t realize that to serve as a Rotary leader, even at the local club level, a person has to complete a whole lot of leadership training,” explained current President Amy Luckiewicz. “If you figure that our organization is composed of about 1.2 million members world-wide, it’s no surprise that Rotary has a huge network dedicated to development.” The new officers and directors will begin office on July 1, 2013.
About the Wakefield Rotary Club
Founded in 1922, the Wakefield Rotary Club carries a tradition of local service and fellowship. A progressive service organization, the club recognizes the talents and passions of each member and empowers them to benefit the community. A part of Rotary International, the club is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 160 countries worldwide. The first Rotary Club was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1905 by an attorney named Paul Harris and several of his colleagues. The name “Rotary” was derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among each of the members’ offices. The Rotary motto is “Service above self”. For more information, visit www.wakefieldrotaryclub.org.