Past District Governors

Past District Governors

Thanks to all of those Rotarians who have served as our Governors. And thanks to Carey Beamesderfer for researching and compiling this information.
TermGovernorRotary International Theme
2017-2018Doreen KelseyRotary:Making a Difference
2016-2017Dave AndersonRotary Serving Humanity
2015-2016Tom WalkerBe a Gift to the World
2014-2015Lonnie LeslieLight Up Rotary
2013-2014Kit TurpenEngage Rotary - Change Lives
2012-2013Mark GlennPeace Through Service
2011-2012Bobby WallaceReach Within to Embrace Humanity
2010-2011Tim ParkerBuilding Communities / Bridging Continents
2009-2010Dick JonesThe Future of Rotary is in Your Hands
2008-2009Tom LindsayMake Dreams Real
2007-2008Jackie MorganRotary Shares
2006-2007Dennis EdwardsLead The Way
2005-2006Mike AdkinsService Above Self
2004-2005Rick AkinsCelebrate Rotary
2003-2004Bonnie FairallLend A Hand
2002-2003Dan GarrisonSow The Seeds of Love
2001-2002Bob De La HuntMankind Is Our Busness
2000-2001Randy GleasonCreate Awareness-Take Action
1999-2000Myrtle FritcheAct with Consistency, Credibility, Continuity
1998-1999Bob WootenFollow Your Rotary Dream
1997-1998Dan SchulteShow Rotary Cares - For Your Community, For Our World, For Its People
1996-1997Johnny LaneBuild The Future With Action & Vision
1995-1996Reba LovrienAct With Integrity - Serve with Love - Work for Peace
1994-1995Richard MatthewsBe A Friend
1993-1994Clark Lovrien Jr.Believe In What You Can Do - Do What You Believe In
1992-1993Bill DeGrootReal Happiness is Helping Others
1991-1992Don ShuffstallLook Beyond Yourself
1990-1991Paul HerringHonor Rotary With Faith & Enthusiasm
1989-1990Sonny BrownEnjoy Rotary
1988-1989Rex N. BrownPut Life Into Rotary--Your Life
1987-1988C. Neal JohnsonRotarians - United in Service, Dedicated to Peace
1986-1987William J. ButlerRotary Brings Hope
1985-1986Earl H. HathornYou Are The Key
1984-1985Robert (St.) NanningaDiscover a New World of Service
1983-1984Harold E. DeShurleyShare Rotary - Serve People
1982-1983Marvin TremblyMankind is One - Build Bridges of Friendship Throughout the World
1981-1982Henry PickWorld Understanding & Peace Through Rotary
1980-1981Marvin D. RohovicTake Time To Serve
1979-1980A. Vincent WardLet Service Light the Way
1978-1979Parker A. WoodalReach Out
1977-1978Wayne JohnsonServe to Unite Mankind
1976-1977F.C. WilliamsonI Believe in Rotary
1975-1976Joe M. HenryTo Dignify the Human Being
1974-1975Ralph StuckyRenew the Spirit of Rotary
1973-1974Billie HolderA Time for Action
1972-1973Robert ColtharpLet's Take A New Look - And Act
1971-1972Martin W. FleckGoodwill Begins With You
1970-1971Walter WadeBridge the Gaps
1969-1970R. Ken TuckerReview & Renew
1968-1969Carl ConnorsParticipate
1967-1968Wilfred McCormickMake Your Rotary Friendship Effective
1966-1967Zane SmithA Better World Through Rotary
1965-1966Melvin HillAction, Consolidation & Continuity
1964-1965Ted BonnellLive Rotary
1963-1964Dewey LivingstonMeeting Rotary's Challenge in the Space Age
1962-1963W.A. Adams Jr.Kindle the Spark Within
1961-1962(ACT) Aim, Communicate, Test
1960-1961You are Rotary - Live it! Express It! Expand It!
1959-1960Vitalize, Personalize, Build Bridges of Friendship
1958-1959Help Shape the Future
1957-1958Enlist-Extend-Explore-Serve
1956-1957Keep Rotary Simple. Learn More About Each Other
1955-1956Develop Our Resources
1954-1955Glean from the Past and Act, Share With Others
1953-1954Rotary is Hope in Action.