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Come one come all to Fall Training  

When: October 25th from 9am-12:30pm

Where: Doubletree Hotel, 1909 Spring Rd, Oak Brook  

Who: any and all Rotarians

Why: learn more about Rotary strategies and best practices and ramp up your leadership and public speaking skills


There will be a plenary session with lots of great content for everyone - My Rotary, how we communicate, District Conference, Paul Harris Home, leadership development, youth exchange and more.


Presidents-elect will meet with District Governor Elect Osei during a breakout session, we will have ongoing Secretary/Treasurer training and we would like the Rotaract/Interact/EarlyAct liaisons to meet each other and share ideas.  The rest of the breakouts are geared toward all Rotarians.  


Share Membership strategies and best practices, work on your club identity, learn more about Rotary history and structure, start collaborating on community and international projects, and hone your public speaking, conflict management and mentoring skills.  


There’s lots to learn and do so join us for Fall Training.


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Rotary After Work Program: Walter Massey, Pres - School of the Art Institute

When: Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014, 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
112 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL  60603

Additional Info:

Contact: Not Selected
Category: Rotary After Work

Registration: Required
Payment: Payment In Advance Only
Event Rules:
Cancellation Policy:
Capacity: 0
Available Slots: 0
Registrants & Fees:
Friend of Rotary$ 35.00
Guest$ 35.00
R/One Member Pay Now$ 30.00
R/One Member PrePaid Easy PayNo Fee
Spouse/Partner$ 35.00
Visiting Rotarian$ 35.00


Rotary Club of Chicago

The World's First Service Club

June 3, 2014
june 3 rotary after work: 5:30 PM

Please register in advance by Monday 3:00 p.m.

School for the Art Institute of Chicago

112 S Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60603

Walter E. Massey, Ph.D. is currently the President of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a post he assumed in the fall of 2010. He is also the President Emeritus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, having served as President there from 1995 to 2007. Immediately prior to that post, Dr. Massey was Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs of the University of California system. In that role he oversaw three national Department of Energy laboratories. Additional credentials to Dr. Massey’s distinguished career in academics include serving as Professor of Physics and Dean of the College at Brown University, a Professorship at the University of Chicago, and serving as faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
A prominent physicist, Dr. Massey served as Director of the Argonne National Laboratory from 1979 to 1984, and was Professor of Physics and Vice President of research at the University of Chicago from 1979 to 1991. He also served as Director of the National Science Foundation from 1991 to 1993, appointed by former President George H.W. Bush. 
Throughout his academic career, Dr. Massey has been an advocate for issues surrounding minority students and education. He developed and directed the Inner City Teachers of Science Program while at Brown University, where college students studying education became tutors and mentors in urban classrooms. He was also a founding trustee of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. 
In the corporate sector, Dr. Massey has served as director and Chairman of the Board of Bank of America, and is currently serving on the board of McDonald’s and as Immediate Past Chair of the Board of the Salzburg Global Seminar. He is also a former trustee of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the Council of Foreign relations. As an educator, administrator, corporate leader, and scientist, Dr. Massey’s varied experience is a great asset to the SAIC community.
Dr. Massey has notably been the recipient of more than 30 honorary degrees from institutions that include Yale university, Northwestern University, Amherst, and Ohio State university. Much of his research has involved quantum liquids and solids, while his written work discusses university-industry partnerships and the issue of technology transfer. More specifically, it addresses the distribution of skills among institutions, and developing greater accessibility to new technology and materials.

 Upcoming Meetings

Second and fourth Wednesday of each month the Club meets at O'Briens at 6:30 PM, please see calendar.

Rotary was founded on February 23, 1905.  Leaders of the Rotary Club of Chicago went on to establish Rotary International in 1910. 

Club Leadership

2014-2015 Board of Directors and Committee Chairs

Pedro Cevallos, president
Jodi Santeford, secretary
Matt McNulty, treasurer 
Cheryl McIntyre, president elect

Paul McConville, president nominee

Khaled Akkawi, fellowship
Vanessa Allmon, director
Eric Cempel, director & grants co-chair
Conor Gee, public relations & membership

Gus R. Noble, director
Pancho Nunez, director
Marshall Schmitt, service director
Mike Faris, nominating chair
Don Garner, program chair
Peter Schmitz, community co-chair
Kevin Swan, international chair
Phil Zaczek, community co-chair


Foundation Board of Trustees


Arol Augsburger, chair

Andrea Luehmann, vice chair

Jim Buik, treasurer

Gail Anderson, secretary

Robert Knuepfer

Paul McConville
Cheryl McIntrye
Ted Nebel
Mohan Rao

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