Rulon M. Olsen, President and CEO of
a member of St. George Rotary Club since the spring of 2013, became
the 87th President of his service club at an installation luncheon on Monday,
July 10, assuming duties and responsibilities from Immediate Past President
to passing the gavel, outgoing President Davis noted the accomplishments during
his tenure as SGR’s top Rotarian included support, including funding and “boots
on the ground” building simple stoves in Mayan villages in Guatemala and, a
successful 14th year of purchasing and distributing paperback
dictionaries to 1800 3rd grade students in 18 elementary schools in the
Washington County School District.
President Olsen pledged to follow in the footsteps of “all the amazing leaders
in this club who have previously served” in the club’s top position. As
RY2017-18 President, Olsen has set a goal to bring 100 new members into the
club. He has also expressed a hope to
focus more attention on educational issues and is working toward identifying a
signature service project in the St. George community and making it as
successful and life-changing as the club’s international service project in
Guatemala – as he works to maintain the traditions of Rotary’s past and strives
to create innovation to attract younger members.
look forward to what Rotary can do in the upcoming year to make a difference in
our community, the state and in the world. I am passionate about Rotary and what this amazing organization is doing
to make the world a better place – locally and globally,” states the new club
new president will be assisted in his duties by board members Collin Davis,
Immediate Past President; Lynn Beecher, President-elect; Richard Isom,
Treasurer; Linda Sappington, Secretary; as well as board members Dave Prisbrey,
Reed Noble, Grant Carter, Chris Parker and Terance White.
George Rotary Club is one of five Rotary clubs in Washington County.
more information about Rotary, see www.rotary.org
or call 435-668-0331.