Click for more information about John Boylan, President of Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach, an the direction he is taking our club!

Fernandina Beach Rotary Club

John Boylan Member Moment

·        Son Of Army Officer – Born in NYC, lived in New York, Indiana, Ohio, Germany, and Pennsylvania, prior to coming to Florida

·        Chemical Engineering (Paper) Degree from Miami (Ohio) University

·        Retired after 25 years with Procter and Gamble in 2006

·        Traveled extensively from 2006 to 2009 (US National Parks, Australia/New Zealand, Europe)

·        2 Daughters, Adriana and Colette, Colette was an exchange student to Australia in 2006 – 07.   Adriana graduated from Penn State (2010 Math Major), and Colette from Temple (2012 Film/Media Arts Major), Both School Teachers in California

·        Of Course, Kim and Hannah

·        Love Sports/Music/Golf – Musical Group Chicago (Sung With), New York Yankees (Worked For), Golf Bucket List Of Courses/Low Handicap Goal

·        Started at RockTenn as contractor in 2010, Will be Full Time On July 16th

·        Organized/Good Listener/Have Time/Desire To Help/Make Change/Improve

Preparation For Year As President

1.     Attended all RLI classes and graduated

2.     Attended PETS

3.     Attended all Rotary Meetings in our Mini District

Goals For Year

1.     LEAD BY EXAMPLE/New To Area/Diverse Background/Question & Challenge Everything We Do To Insure We Agree As A Club & Are Doing The Best Way

2.     Offer more social opportunities/gatherings

3.     Grow Club by minimum of 5 members

4.     Fund Raising – TBD, Legacy Harlem Ambassadors, 

5.     Foundation – Lead By Example – Paul Harris x 2+, Bequest, Benefactor, District Grants/Future Vision Grant Prep (Dr. Page), Futures Tennis tournament

6.     Youth Exchange – Sponsor Brazilian Student Matheus, Legacy Fernandina Beach YE Student Weekend

7.     Scholarship – Continue To Fund, Insure Selection Criteria Correct for Scholarships

8.     Community Involvement – Continue Trash Pickup, Dictionary Project, Blood Drives, Met with Tim Poynter, City Commission Member, and Joe Gerrity, City Manager, to begin dialogue on Community Opportunities for our club

9.     More – Club Appraisal, Fiscally Responsible

Upcoming Events

1.     DG John Brunner Visit On 8/2 – Combined Cook Out with Sunrise Club


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