Wow! What a year it has been.
 
Thank you, for Navigating Rotary with me as we “Served to Change Lives”.  It has been such an honor to serve as District Governor this past year.
 
It’s been a pleasure serving as District Governor for the 2021-2022 Rotary year! I have enjoyed meeting new and existing members of our great District. Although our year brought many challenges, changes, hurdles to overcome and FAIL together.  I’m happy we did it together! Together is the only way we can continue to make the world a better place. Despite our differences and opinions, Rotarians have answered the call to serve with excellence. I cannot think of a better organization to serve where members strive to align themselves with the 4-Way Test and the Object of Rotary. Our guiding principles keep us grounded, help us self-reflect, and build a better environment for those we encounter.
 
I would like to thank DGE Janice Fulkerson, DGN Marie Baker, DGND Steve Gage, the Assistant Governors, Club Presidents, and members for your contributions in Navigating Rotary in our District during a historic year. Your council, guidance, and support have meant so much, and I will carry this year and the lessons learned for the rest of my life.
 
 Best wishes,
 Governor Russell

'21-'22 District 5400 Governor