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Country of origin: Italy 

Consult the club president on decisions affecting the club. Serve as a director of the club’s board. Appoint committee chairs and a trainer for year. Supervise preparation of the club budget. Encourage incoming club officers to attend district training assembly. Attend presidents-elect training seminar (PETS), district training assembly, and district conference
Set and track goals for the club in Rotary Club Central at Rotary.org

President 

RICCARDO CAMPANILE 

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Country of origin: USA
Consult the club president on decisions affecting the club. Serve as a director of the club’s board. Appoint committee chairs and a trainer for year. Supervise preparation of the club budget. Encourage incoming club officers to attend district training assembly. Attend presidents-elect training seminar (PETS), district training assembly, and district conferenceSet and track goals for the club in Rotary Club Central at Rotary.org

 

Sam is a passionate advocate of using technology and innovative education methodologies to close achievement gaps and provide equitable access for all learners. He has seen how technology adoption can be a foundation of change in institutional education. As an education program director a major telecommunications organization, Sam advocated and applied appropriate resources, leveraging his experience as a teacher and technology director in rural Alaska to help schools achieve their education goals. Now managing IT systems and teams in China, Sam has a global perspective on education, technology, and business optimizations. 

President Elect

SAM BOURGEOIS

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Country of origin: Italy
Set goals for each committee. Encourage communication between club and district committees. Review activities, goals, and expenditures. Supervise the preparation of a club budget and proper accounting practices, including an annual financial review.
Collaborate with the Special Representative (SR) and assistant governor on club and district matters. Communicate important information from the governor and the Secretariat to club members.
Prepare for the SR visits. Plan and lead monthly board meetings. Plan and lead interesting and relevant club meetings and organize fun social events. Ensure that comprehensive training is conducted for club members. Involve members in carrying out club’s goal: Making a Difference.
Encourage members to attend district meetings, and promote the Rotary Convention Attend the district conference. Submit an annual report to your club on the club’s status. Work with president elect before leaving office. Arrange for a joint meeting of the incoming board of directors with the outgoing board.

Past President

ALESSANDRA VISMARA

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Country of origin:  Italy

Attend the district training assembly and the district conference. Manage Club account on MyRotary.org. Update club’s records and member list on My Rotary as changes occur. Give the club treasurer the club invoices. Take minutes at club and board meetings and club assemblies. Update club and officer information for the Official Directory and Rotary’s records. Manage club correspondence, responding to email and sending official notices and invitations. Keep promotional items, name badges, and other materials used at meetings and events. Preserve club’s historical records. Write an annual report at the end of the Rotary year. Assist the club president, treasurer, and committees as needed. Responsible for website development.

Secretary & Charter President

VERONICA CAMPIDELLI

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Country of origin: Hong Kong, ROC
Attend the district training assembly and the district conference. Maintain accurate club financial records. Collect dues and use them to pay fees. Keep historical financial records in accordance with local document retention laws. Manage club and project funds, including paying bills and other expenses and distributing grant and scholarship funds. Work with The Rotary Foundation to make contributions and manage grants. Make sure that the club follows its budget. Develop a budget for next year. Give monthly reports to your club’s board. Provide regular financial updates during club and board meetings. Plan next year’s budget and get it approved by the last quarter of the Rotary year. Write and present a detailed annual report at the end of the Rotary year. Have club’s financial activity reviewed by a qualified accountant who is not affiliated with club at the end of the year. File club’s taxes.

Treasurer

HARRY WONG

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Country of origin: Canada

Member 

YVES HAKIMIAN

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Country of origin: PRC, Hong-Kong
Encourage new members, support club goals, and attend Board Meetings. 

Member - Past President

JOSEPH CHAN

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Country of origin:  USA

Member

LUCAS ROBERTS

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Country of origin: Pakistan

Dr Junaid Syed received his PhD in wireless communication from the University of London and did his Post Doc research in Queen’s University Belfast, both from UK.


Dr Junaid Syed holds 26 patents including 13 US patents, 13 International patents, which are mostly used in production and being deployed globally in mobile backhaul sector, whereas, many patent applications are pending.


Dr Junaid Syed has huge experience including Wireless communications, Network optimization, Microwave and antenna Design, R&D Leadership,Product Line Management,Technical Marketing, Telecom Strategy and Business development, University teaching, Global Electrical Engineering Management, Production line setup, ETSI and FCC Regulatory Standard development, innovation management, Patentability, Telecom Strategist.

Administration Chair

DR JUNIAD SYED

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Country of origin: South Africa
Connect Rotary Club of Suzhou with its sponsored Rotaract Club, based at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou. Responsible for the development of the Interact Clubs. Managing the youth exchange programs and grants related to them.

Youth Service Chair

WAYNE RICHMOND

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Country of origin: USA
Promote Foundation grants and activities and help members participate in them. Inspire club members to give to The Rotary Foundation. Attend the grant management seminar to qualify your club for Rotary grants, or talk to your president-elect to determine who from your club will attend. Oversee the qualification process for Rotary global Grants. Conduct inspirational Foundation-focused club programs at least four times a year. Work with your treasurer to manage any Rotary grant funds your club receives. Works with the service projects committee to develop and fund projects.

Rotary Foundation Chair

SCOTT WHEELWRIGHT

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Country of origin: Italy

Member

CLAIRE MONAREZ

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Member

MARC DESJARDINS

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Country of origin:  Germany

Member

GÜNTHER KLEIN

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Country of origin:  Hong Kong

Member

MAGGIE HAN

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Country of origin:  France

Member

MATTHIEU VENTELON

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Country of origin:  People's Republic of China

Honorary Member

DAPHNE DU

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Country of origin:  People's Republic of China

Honorary Member

BILL GU

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Country of origin:  People's Republic of China

Honorary Member

FRANK YIH

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