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Lend A Hand Award
The Lend A Hand Award was created in 2003 to honor and recognize those indivuduals who have given exemplary service through our club committees. The award is specifically designed to recognize member commitments during the year. Every member of the club is eligible except board members. Nomination forms can be found here.
2014-15 Board of Directors: (l. to r.) President Heather Ramsey, President-Elect Rick Van Pelt, Director Don Harkey, Secretary Robin Gann, Director Bill White, Treasurer Mike Pearl, Director Irwin Cohen, Director Lori Johnson, Past President Jim Conley (not shown, Director Bill Brell)
The Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast is a member club of Rotary International, the world’s largest service organization. Located in Springfield, Missouri, we are the largest Rotary club in southern Missouri. From 32 charter members in 1967, Southeast has grown to more than 230 members today.
Our members are known for their leadership in the workplace and the community. They work in government, universities and health care organizations as well as in business, law and medicine, Many of our members are engaged in entrepreneurial activities in the business community.
In addition, we’ve built a strong relationship with local government, school districts and other Rotary clubs. This provides the foundation for our members, many of whom have chosen to live “Service Above Self” by taking volunteer leadership roles in many charitable organizations and activities throughout our community.
Yours in Rotary,
Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast
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Gary C.K. Huang - President, Rotary International
Joe Beltz - District Governor, District 6080
Heather Ramsey - President, Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast
Rick Van Pelt - President-Elect, Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast
Welcom new member Timothy Guillot. He was introduced on Aug. 7 by Phl Kinsley.
He's from southern Louisiana but came to the Ozarks in 1998. He graduated from Drury University in 2002 with a degree in architecture and joined the firm of Esterly Schneider & Associates in Springfield.
Tim became a partner in 2014. Recently, he's been the project leader on the Springfield School District’s Hillcrest High School renovation project and a new medical clinic for Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Waynesville.
His wife is also an architect and a graduate of the Drury School of Architecture. She works for Buddy Webb & Company. They have three children: Shawn, 13; Cole, 5, and Chase, 4.
In his spare time, he coaches youth soccer through the parks department and serves on the Scholarship Committee of the Springfield Contractors Association.
Welcome new member, Dr. Tom Rouse. He was introduced on July 31 by Michael Widman.
Tom was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and grew up in central Iowa with two older sisters. He graduated from Princeton, Mo., High School, and earned a BS degree in Agriculture in 1981, and a DVM degree in 1985 from the University of Missouri.
Tom married Jeanette in 1985 and they have two sons: Nathan is a mining engineer in Lexington, Ky., and Drew is a computer technician for Cerner in Kansas City. He owned a mixed animal practice in Willow Springs for 25 years. He now works at Grant Avenue Pet Hospital in Springfield. He says he's glad to be done with middle-of-the-night calving calls.
He's passionate about service. He's very active in the Boy Scouts, where he has served and is serving on the unit, district, council and regional level. He is a former Cubmaster, Scoutmaster, and adviser to Wah-Sha-She Lodge of the Order of the Arrow. He also directed a Wood Badge leadership training course and now serves as the regional coordinator for that Boy Scout program. Jeanette is also an active volunteer for the Boy Scouts.
Welcome new member Adrienne McCoy.
Her official title is Supervisor of Chaos for Abacus CPAs. In that capacity she handles all the Marketing, HR and Special Projects for the firm.
Adrienne is originally from St. Louis and is a 2006 graduate of Missouri State University with a BS in Marketing. After college she spent time with the Springfield Cardinals and with Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks. Adrienne has been with Abacus CPAs since April 2013.
She is a past president of the Rotaract Club of Springfield and a past board member of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce's young professional's group, The Network. She is currently completing her third year on the Board of Directors of the RnR BBQ Festival while serving as the board secretary. In addition, she is an executive committee member of RnR and is in charge of organizing all of the cook teams. In 2013,
Adrienne was named to the Springfield Business Journal's list of 40 Under 40 honorees.
Adrienne and her husband, Brent, who this year is serving as the president of the Sunrise Rotary Club, have two young daughters; Mary who is almost 2-1/2 and Elle who is 9 months old. In addition, two very special dogs round out the family. They are all avid Cardinals baseball fans and enjoy as much time as possible camping and canoeing.?