Business Meeting
Jan 26, 2023 11:15 AM
District Governor David Sampson
Business Meeting


Dave has been a Rotarian for 49 years, a member of the Rotary Club of Bourne-Sandwich since 1976, and President for three terms.  He was a District 7950 Assistant Governor for four years.

He was Rotary Leadership Institute Chair for District 7950, Regional Vice Chair for Districts 7910, 7950, and 7890, and Vice Chair of Rotary Leadership Institute of Northeast America for three years.  He has also contributed as a facilitator for both RLI and PETS for multiple years.

He has extensive community service experience including Board of Trustees of Falmouth Hospital, Cape Cod Healthcare, Plymouth Savings Bank, Eastern Bank, Kelley Foundation, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce.  Dave earned a BS in Education at Fitchburg State College, a Master of Arts at the University of Connecticut, and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study at Boston University.  He served as Principal, and then Superintendent, of the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical school for 25 years, and now serves as an elected School Committee member for the school.

He and his Partner, Elizabeth (Beth) Griffin, also a Rotarian and Past President, are both Major Donors to the Rotary Foundation, and members of the Paul Harris Society and Bequest Society.

Dave and Beth have enjoyed careers which provide the opportunity to help others reach their full potential, sharing good fortune and helping others less fortunate.  Their interests include spending time with family, boating and enjoying the waters of Cape Cod and the Islands, biking the canal, their antique cars, and, hanging out with their pets - Brody and Rita.