This Friday we welcome our District Governor Teresa Anson to our club along with her husband Cliff. Teresa is a member of the Rotary Club of Grand Junction.
Teresa has co-owned and co-managed residential land development businesses for the past 13 years. After downsizing, Teresa and her husband and business partner, and fellow Rotarian, Cliff, are now running only 2 development companies, both now in Colorado.
Teresa graduated with honors from Colorado Mesa University with a BS in Mathematics as well as degrees in elementary and secondary education. She retired from teaching in 2005 to be able to expand the family land development businesses.
Volunteering has been a large part of Teresa’s life beginning with local school accountability committee work, community organizations, and her church home. She was the Trustee and Board member for a number of organizations. She is currently serving as the President of the Colorado Mesa University Foundation Board.
Rotary continues to be a significant interest and she serves in various roles at her local Club as well District 5470. Teresa began her Rotary service in 2003.
Cliff was her sponsor for joining the Grand Junction Rotary Club. She became a member of the Paul Harris Society on her induction day. She has served on many of the 29 committees in her club and chaired several of them. She has been on the Club’s Board multiple times and served on the Grand Junction Rotary Club Foundation Board. She was selected as Rotarian of the Year for the 2009-2010 year by the Grand Junction Rotary Club. She became the Club’s President for the year 2012-2013 and was only the 3rd woman to serve in that role in the Club’s 93 year history.
As President, Teresa was able to attend the RI Convention in Bangkok. She is very dedicated to the Rotary Foundation and is a level 3 Major Donor. She has served at the District 5470 level beginning with RYE and Global Grants. She is currently serving as the District Administration and Management Chair and District Governor Elect.
Teresa and Cliff have 4 children and 3 grandchildren, with another one on the way.
Cliff is a dedicated Rotarian of 13 years and serves on the District Grants Committee for District 5470. He is also a level 3 Major Donor.
Teresa and Cliff reside in Grand Junction and are engaged and involved in many aspects of their community.