President's Message

Create hope in the world” is this year’s theme for Rotary International.  For me, it’s simple, yet poignant, message resonates with how I intend to serve as MURC’s incoming President for 2023-24 and to effectuate long-lasting change. 

Being affiliated with the University of Minnesota since our inception in 1981, we are a Club of innovators.  We are a Club of advocates.  And we are a Club of global thinkers who create hope in the world through our vocations and convictions. 

Collectively, and individually, we have a history steeped in beneficence and hope.  It is who we are, and it is from this perspective that I will lead.  
Looking ahead, while honoring the past, I hope for changes that will integrate our Club’s ethos within the ever-changing world of social media and to solidify the steadfast Club that MURC represents.  Some of those changes will be seen in our communications, our meetings, our events, and our opportunities to serve.  
As a seasoned public servant who believes in the power of advocacy, I am honored to assume this role with the motto of “Service Above Self”.