Wednesday Jun 29, 2016

Ron Sekkel

The Power of One

Ron has served for the District’s Clubs in numerous positions:

District Community Service Chair, 2000-2003,
Traveled to the Rotary International Osaka Convention by taking a Freighter to Japan and back, 2004, (as Paul & Jeanne Harris went by ship in their day)
District Governor, 2004-2005, Rotary’s Centennial year,
Flew to Sri Lanka for the ribbon cutting ceremonies of our District’s Tsunami Water Project, 2005 (The Project caused Ron to break his 29 year no fly policy, since then he’s been on over 36 airplanes visiting Rotary friends, projects, meetings or conventions)
District Trainer, 2006-2009, Spoke to 60+ Clubs about projects in Rwanda, Sri Lanka, and implemented District 5960’s Visioning Program in our district,
Dean of the District 5170 Leadership Academy, 2009-Present,
District 5170 Council of Legislation Representative, 2010, Successful presentation of the 5th Avenue of Service, (New Generations) Youth Service.
2014- Present – Site Administrator for the RotaCare Free Clinic in Santa Cruz
He’s served in various positions Beyond the District as well:

Zones 23 & 24 Special Features Chair, 2007 Long Beach Zone Institute,
Zones 23 & 24 District Trainers Network Coordinator, 2007-2009,
Far West PETS Faculty, 2008 & 2009,
Far West PETS Opening Program, Talent & Script Coordinator, 2006-Present (10 Years),
Zones 25 & 26 Communications Chair & Special Assistant to Rotary International Director John Blount, 2009-2011.
RI President’s Representative at the District 6360 Conference in Michigan, 2012
2013 COL at 2012 Institute COL Zones 25&26 Co-Trainer
2012 & 2013 Zones 25 & 26 Gets Instructor, Financial Risk Management
2012 Zones 25 & 26 Institute, Opening Program Chair
Zones 25 & 26 Chief Financial Officer, 2011-2013.
Keynote Speaker at the District 5340 Assembly, 2013
2013-Present – RI Zone 26 Asst. Rotary Coordinator for Districts 5000, 5170, 5220, & 5230
Convener & Chair of the Nominating Committee of the Zones 25&26, 2015-2017 Rotary International Director selected was PDG Bradford Howard.
2015 Talent & Script Coordinator for the Presentation at the International Assembly titled, “Living Beyond Yourself”
Ron received the Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service in 2008.

Ron and Cindy are Rotary Foundation Major Donors, Level 2.


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