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San Francisco
via Zoom
San Francisco, CA
United States of America

District Governor Mary Bates will talk about how this year's Rotary International theme, Rotary Opens Opportunities, impacts our District and our Club.

DG Mary joined Rotary in 2005 through her community program event work alongside of the Rotary Club of Foster City. She has served Rotary in numerous leadership positions including President of the Rotary Club of Foster City, Endowment and Foundation Chair, Charter Rotaract Advisor, Foreign Exchange Student Counselor, District Community Services Chair, Assistant Governor, and Special Events and Conference Chair. DG Mary is a Major Donor and member of the Paul Harris, White Hat and Bequest Societies.
Born in San Diego, California as a “Navy Junior”, DG Mary lived and traveled throughout Asia in her formative years. She attended San Francisco State University, receiving a Recreation Administration degree with an emphasis in Public Administration. Her professional career includes leadership roles for the cities of Millbrae, South San Francisco, Palo Alto, San Jose, and Foster City, promoting collaborative relationships with community residents, groups, and businesses. DG Mary is currently serving as the “first” Executive Director of the Foster City Village, Inc. since December 2017.
DG Mary’s community volunteer work includes American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter Leadership Council President and Hillbarn Theatre Board President among many others. She has traveled 12 times to Mazatlán, Mexico on humanitarian service missions to distribute wheelchairs, build park/playground sites, "adopt" two local orphanages, and help create elementary school site improvements.  

This is a regular membership meeting of The Rotary Club of San Francisco, open to all Rotarians, visiting Rotarians, prospective members, and guests. The meeting is free, but you must register by 11 AM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Connection information will be provided only to those who register by the above deadline. For technical support, please contact Secretary Dora Dye before 10:30 AM on August 25, 2020.

Meeting Schedule:

12:00 Noon: Log in or dial in

12:15 PM: Meeting begins

1:30 PM: Meeting adjourns