Posted by Erin Shannon on Sep 12, 2021
We welcome the District Governor to the Rotary Club of Silverdale!  ZOOM ONLY on September 16 at 12:00 pm.
 
District Governor Lorna Curtis has been a Rotarian since 1997.  She has been a club president, secretary, membership chair and the event chair for many fundraisers. She has been district secretary, youth policy coordinator, and a Rotary Foundation Fundraiser.
 
She brought ten Rotary Clubs together in Victoria to raise a half a million dollars to support the Food Rescue Project. This consisted of getting perishable food items from grocery stores, then distributed to vulnerable populations in the community.
 
Ms. Curtis’ education background is in Public Administration. She spent thirty-seven years working in municipal government, thirty-one of these years was in Parks and Recreation finishing her career as the Director of Oak Bay Parks and Recreation Department in Victoria, British Columbia.
 
Ms. Curtis was a single mom, solely raising her sons from the age of seven and ten. She is most proud of the men her sons have become, one is a Professor at Stanford University and the other is an Electrician. Lorna loves to spend time with her two granddaughters, six and nine years of age, who live in San Francisco.  Since retirement she has travelled extensively around the world embracing many adventures throughout her travels. She enjoys old movies, loves to cook, garden and entertain.