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YEARS OF SERVICE
ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate PP||Andre Marria|
|Vice President||Terry Rouse|
|Foundation||John Glenn, Jr.|
|Sergeant-at-Arms||Mary Beth Donalson|
|Program Director||Jay Flowers|
|Bulletin Editor||Susan Backofen|
|Public Image||Mike Bixler|
Terri Jenkins is the executive director of the South Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross. Originally from Florida, she has been a resident of Valdosta since 1997 and has worked in the non-profit arena for 20 years. Formerly a board member for the American Red Cross of South Georgia serving as the Recording Secretary and Philanthropy Committee Chair, Terri became executive director in 2009.
Terri began her non-profit career working at the Children’s Advocacy Center in 1998 as the Administrative Assistant and later became the Outreach Coordinator. Her non-profit path continued with jobs at United Way as the Public Relations Intern and at the Turner Center for the Arts as the Event Coordinator. In 2004, she received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree in Speech Communication with Public Relations Emphasis from Valdosta State. Through various positions, Terri feels that each one taught her something valuable that prepared her for her role with the Red Cross.
Terri is a board member and president nominee of the Valdosta Rotary Club and The Exchange Club of Valdosta. She is an alumnus of the Leadership Lowndes Class of 2016. She is a proud mother to Leah and Caitlin.
Congratulations! Pictured above are our September Students of the Month
Katie Tabb, representing the Thomasville City Scholar’s Academy.Nicholas Grave de Peralta, Thomasville City High School’s Technology Student. Zachary Goff is our Technology Student from Thomas County Central High School. Lilly Jackson is our Brookwood Award winner. Josh Stephens represents Thomas County Central High School in Academics.
Congratulations again to these award recipients. Please congratulate them if you see them out and about!
Thursday, September 26 the Rotary Club of Thomasville will hold their Annual Meeting as required in the by-laws.
A slate of officers and directors will be presented from the Nominating Committee to be voted on by the members. Nominations will also be taken from the floor for consideration.
The nominating committee consists of five members from the Board of Directors, plus the President as ex officio member of the Committee.
Committee members are as follows:
Terry Rouse, Past President and Chairman
John Brown, President Elect
Kim Walden, President
Save the Date! We will enjoy an evening with our host family Will and Machelle Watt and their GRSP student Maria Carbonell from Columbia. The Reception will be held at Wallace and Debbie Goodman’s home.
116 North Dawson Street 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.