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Meet the District Governor 2018- 2019

Susan Zachensky-Walthall is affectionately known as Susan ZW. A native of Alberta, Virginia, she graduated from Old Dominion University and has worked for over 35 years as an instructor and Women’s Basketball Coach in Virginia at Old Dominion University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Christopher Newport University (where she was also Assistant Athletic Director), and Sonoma State University in California. During this time, she held many NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee positions such as a member of the NCAA Rules Committee and the Converse Coach of the Year Selection Committee. Susan is a Charter Member of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

Susan was a member of the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa California for ten years, serving on the Board of Directors and as chair of numerous committees. She was selected Rotarian of the Year 2000-01. For District 5130, she served as a member of the District Sergeant at Arms Committee and as District Conference Commemorative Program Chair. During the 2004-05 Rotary year, Susan relocated to Virginia and joined the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville where she has been a member for 13 years serving on various committees. In 2007 she was again selected as Rotarian of the Year and was awarded the District Governor’s Award as Outstanding Club President in 2009-10. At the district level, she’s served as Area Governor (3 years), Rotaract Chair (3 years), Conference Co-Chair and then Conference Chair, and Chair of the Awards Committee. She is a graduate of Zone 33 Rotary Leadership Institute, has perfect attendance for 18 years, and is a Paul Harris Fellow +4.

Susan has been a popular speaker at Zone 33 events and four district conferences from Maryland to South Caroline sharing “My Rotary Story”

Susan and Zach, her husband of 31 years, live on Lake Gaston in Valentines, VA. In their free time they enjoy camping, walking, kayaking, gardening, reading, all the comforts of lake life, and spending time with family, and with fellow Rotarians.

District Happenings

2018 District 7600 Conference September 28 – 30, 2018

          It’s game time… Join Team ZW and score a slam dunk of Rotary Fellowship and Fun!                      
                      Woodlands Conference Center and the Woodlands Hotel and Suites, Williamsburg, VA (a Colonial Williamsburg hotel.
Keynote Speaker, Sylvia Whitlock, will tell her amazing story and the story of women in Rotary. She has the distinction of being the first female club president in the world.
Choose from 24 workshops on a variety of Rotary and fun topics. Sign up for a Tall Ship Cruise or an exclusive, behind-the-scenes walking tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Dance the night away at the Hoe Down Friday night and KOS band during Saturday night’s Mardi Gras. Participate in the House of Friendship, donate items for the Silent Auction, enter the corn hole and decorated sneaker contest and much more.

Upcoming District Events

DACdb University: All About DACdb Websites Requires Registration
September 26th 2018
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2018 DISTRICT CONFERENCE Requires Registration
September 28th - September 30th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Durham, NC
September 29th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Lynchburg, VA
September 29th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Charlotte NC
October 6th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - North East MD
October 20th 2018
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World Polio Day Purple Pinkie Project
October 24th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Johnson City, TN
October 26th 2018
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Peacebuilding Conference Requires Registration
October 27th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Richmond VA
October 27th 2018
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Rotaract/Interact District Conference
October 27th 2018
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Deadline for Applications for DGND
November 1st 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Harrisonburg VA
November 2nd 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Pittsboro, NC
November 2nd 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Frederick, MD
November 3rd 2018
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DGND Interviews
November 3rd 2018
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Foundation Banquet
November 8th 2018
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Zones 33-34 Leadership Summit Requires Registration
November 13th - November 18th 2018
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Asheville NC
November 17th 2018
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The Five Avenues of Service

Club Service

Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.

Vocational Service

Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Learn more in  and the .

Community Service

Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. Learn more in and this .

International Service

International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.

Youth Service

Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as , , , and .