President’s Comment – 5 Aug18

Hi All,

This is my last post as President as at our next meeting I will induct Marilyn Roberts as our President for 2018-19. The ZOOM meeting will be held Tuesday 14th August at 7:30pm. If you are not a member and wish to attend please email me with your details so that the invitational email can be sent to you – johnroberson@bigpond.com

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 Winston Churchill

 

 

President’s Comment – 15 Jul 18

Hi All,

CHANGEOVER MEETING – Tuesday 17th July at 7.00pm EST

Please note that the Changeover Meeting of our Club will be held on Tuesday 17th July at 7.00pm.  We will have a number of District guests attending so we will initiate the meeting early so all can log in.
This is when I present my report on what our Club has achieved during 2017-18 and our incoming President Marilyn Roberts will be installed and she will introduce her new Board and the objectives for our Club for the 2018-19 year.

Meet our new RI President

President 2018-19 Barry Rassin

Barry Rassin

President 2018-19

Rotary Club of East Nassau

New Providence, Bahamas

Barry Rassin earned an MBA in health and hospital administration from the University of Florida, and is the first fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives in the Bahamas. He recently retired after 37 years as president of Doctors Hospital Health System and continues as an adviser. He is a lifetime member of the American Hospital Association and has served on several boards, including the Quality Council of the Bahamas, Health Education Council, and Employer’s Confederation.

A Rotarian since 1980, Rassin has served Rotary as director and is vice chair of The Rotary Foundation Board of Trustees. He was an RI training leader and the aide to 2015-16 RI President K.R. Ravindran.

Rassin received Rotary’s highest honor, the Service Above Self Award, as well as other humanitarian awards for his work leading Rotary’s relief efforts in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake there. He and his wife, Esther, are Major Donors and Benefactors of The Rotary Foundation.

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President’s Comment – 8 Jul 18

CHANGEOVER MEETING – Tuesday 17th July at 7.00pm EST

Please note that the Changeover Meeting of our Club will be held on Tuesday 17th July at 7.00pm.  We will have a number of District guests attending so we will initiate the meeting early so all can log in.
This is when I present my report on what our Club has achieved during 2017-18 and our incoming President Marilyn Roberts will be installed and she will introduce her new Board and the objectives for our Club for the 2018-19 year.

Meet Our DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2018‐19

JOHN GLASSFORD and SUSAN WINGATE‐PEARSE
Member of the Rotary Club of Coolamon
Mobile – 0498 190 880                 Email – jacksflat@gmail.com

John joined the Rotary Club of Coolamon on 29th September 2003. He has served for 12 years as a Director in various positions with President in 2008-2009. He also served on the D9700 RAWCS Committee as well as being a Board member of the first Rotarian Action Group, RFFA (Rotarians For Fighting AIDS).

In 2014 John founded the Rotarian Action Group for Endangered Species, RAGES.
He was International Chair for 2013-2014.

John has attended 7 RI Conventions and every D9700 Conference since 2004. John has led 3 Rotary teams climbing the three highest mountains in Africa for the AIDS orphans of South Africa, Kenya and Uganda as well as supporting the School of St Jude’s in Tanzania.

John married Susan Wingate-Pearse 30 years ago. John has 3 children and 7 grandchildren from his first marriage. Susan has one son and two grandchildren.

Together they formed Huff ‘n’ Puff Constructions in 1997 and have now built over 200 straw bale buildings including several large wineries and commercial buildings in Australia.

They live in Ganmain where they operate their straw bale building business.