District Director Foundation

Dennis Shore (Lynda) 

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The mission of The Rotary Foundation (TRF) is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty. TRF is Rotary’s Charity, it’s our charity and should have the support of all clubs and Rotarians

Foundation Team

PDG Dennis Shore
Deputy Chair PDG Murray Verso
Communications/Administration   Coordination Cheryl Pisterman
Endowment Fund Programs PDG Ian Knight OAM
Humanitarian Grants - District and Global Mark Stephens
Foundation Stewardship Don Heath
Rotary Peace Fellows Program Rob Helme
Rotary Foundation Post Graduate Global Grant Scholarships PDG Keith Ryall
The Royce and Jean Abbey Endowment Fund PDG Don Jago
The Royce Abbey Awards Program Roger Leask
Group Vocational Exchange Henry Drury
VTT (Vocational Training Teams) PDG Julie Mason
PolioPlus Program Susie Cole
Annual Program Giving # Chris Don
Every Rotarian Every Year (EREY) - Centurion Club ## Gabe Hau
Paul Harris Society and Major Donors ### PDG Gordon McKern OAM
Paul Harris Society Deputy Chair Roger Thornton
Foundation Alumni Bob Fels


# Annual Program Giving:  Chris Don, 201/55 Chaucer Crescent Canterbury (required no later than 14th June 2019
## Centurion/EREY Gabe Hau c/o PO Box 599 Hawthorn BC 3122
### Paul Harris Society: to Gordon McKern OAM 12 McLaren Street Bendigo 3550
District Foundation Club Advisors

The Club Advisors will be the “go to” resource for clubs to facilitate for all Foundation matters. They will work closely not only with both the Stewardship Chair and the Humanitarian Grants Chair but with all aspects of the District Committee areas of responsibility.

  • Promotion of The Rotary Foundation.

  • Assistance with developing and submitting grant applications (District and Global).

  • Encouragement of club and personal support for The Rotary Foundation.

  • Contributing to the District Committee in developing ways for more effective connection to the aims and objectives of TRF.

Your Club Advisors are:

Batman                                                     Austen Burleigh (Melbourne)
Beachside/Port Phillip                           Kate Strain (Prahran)
Calder/Westside                                      Grant Hocking (Woodend)
Chirnside/Hobsons Bay                          
Eastside                                                     Vijay Susarla (Camberwell)
Gateway East/Gateway West                
Goldfields North/Goldfields South       John Krakowiak (Bendigo)
Heritage/Stonnington                              Bec Heitbaum (Albert Park)