Congratulations to District Governor Elect (GETS) Lyn and Alex Stroshin, Rotary Club of Whistler Millennium. DGE Lyn attended the Governor Elect Training Seminar in Providence, RI.


The 3 day GETS program and 3 day Rotary institute program was hosted by Rotary Zone 24-32. Training at GETS includes an exchange of information and ideas, case studies, group exercises, best practices, and updates on Rotary programs to prepare governors elect for the leadership year in their district.

DGE Lyn was congratulated on completing the GETS training by Rotary International President Elect John Germ. There were 37 DGEs at GETS from districts in Eastern Russia, Canada and North East USA.

The Governor Elect Training Seminar sessions lay the foundation for the International Assembly which Governors Elect will attend early in 2016 with their Governor class mates from all over the Rotary world who represent 532 districts.

Keynote speakers in Providence included RI President Elect John Germ, Past RI President Ron Burton, Former Rotary Scholar and CEO of the Boston Red Sox Larry Lucchino, and RI Director Julia Phelps (who will be a keynote speaker at District 5040 Conference 2016 in Whistler). Other speakers focused on Rotary Peace Centers, girls education in Afghanistan, financial reports and polio update.

Also attending the Rotary Institute in Providence, DG John and Claire Anderson, DGN Don and Deb Evans, PDG Chris and PDG Penny Offer.

DG John & Claire Anderson -
DGE Lyn & Alex Stroshin
DGE Lyn & RI President Elect John Germ
RI President Elect John Germ Past RI President Ron Burton
  Former Rotary Scholar and CEO of the Boston Red Sox Larry Lucchino
Lyn & Alex District 5040 poster displayed in Providence