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Paul A. Netzel
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Trustee Chair 2017-18 Rotary Club of Los Angeles California, USA Paul A. Netzel is founder and chair of Netzel Grigsby Associates Inc., a leading management consulting firm specializing in work with nonprofit organizations and institutions throughout the western United States. He served as mayor of Culver City, California, and president of Culver City's Board of Education. He has held leadership positions in numerous local and national professional

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C Bhaskar
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Basker Chockalingam holds degrees in Commerce and Law from the prestigious University of Madras where he was bestowed with the Rt. Hon’ble Madhavan Nair Award for the best overall performance in law. An entrepreneur by profession, Basker has built his firm VNC from scratch into one of the largest industrial houses in Karur employing over 1000 people with a turnover exceeding 10 billion rupees (USD 151 million). Apart from manufacturing, VNC is

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Ray Klinginsmith
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TRUSTEE CHAIR 2015-16 ROTARY CLUB OF KIRKSVILLE, MISSOURI, USA Ray Klinginsmith, a retired attorney, served as general counsel, professor of business administration, and dean of administration for Truman State University. He was director of the Macon Atlanta State Bank in Macon, Missouri, from 1971 to 2008, and is a director emeritus of the bank and a director of the bank holding company. He is president emeritus of the Chariton Valley Association

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Manoj Desai
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DIRECTOR 2015-17 ROTARY CLUB OF BARODA METRO, INDIA Manoj Desai is a spinal surgeon at his own medical facility, Arpan Spine & Fracture Clinic. He is a life member of the Indian Medical Association, Spine Surgeons Association of India, and the Indian Orthopedic Association. A Rotarian since 1986, Desai has served Rotary as regional Rotary Foundation coordinator, regional Rotary membership coordinator, task force and committee member, RI training

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John Kenny
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John Kenny Trustee Chair 2014-15 Rotary Club Of Grangemouth Scotland John Kenny, a graduate of Glasgow University, is a past dean of his local law faculty, a judge, and a notary. He is past president of the Forth Valley Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Scottish Junior Chamber of Commerce and past general legal counsel of Jaycees International. He was also appointed deputy lieutenant of his district by Queen Elizabeth II. Kenny is

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P. T. Prabhakar
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P. T. Prabhakar Director Rotary International 2013-15 Rotary club of Madras Central P.T.P. is the managing director of P.T. Power Gear, (P) Ltd., engaged in systems engineering and marketing of Siemens switch gears, motors, and programmable logic controllers. He is the founder and project chair of a blood bank in Chennai that is supported by Rotarians. A Rotarian since 1983, P.T.P. has served RI as RI training leader, regional Rotary Foundation coordinator,

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Rotary Foundation Gallery
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Message from the RF(I) Chair
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Fellow Rotarians, Greetings! I convey my congratulations to Rotary in India for making a record contribution of US$ 20.01 million representing an increase of 30% over the previous year. With this contribution, we are # 2 in the Rotary world and only next to U.S.A. who is at # 1 position. 6 Districts from India figure in the list of top 50 Districts in the world for their total contributions to TRF. District 3141 with its contribution of US$ 2.72

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Shekhar Mehta
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Shekhar Mehta. Rotary Club of Calcutta-Mahanagar. Director, Rotary International 2011-13. Shekhar Mehta is a Chartered Accountant and chair of the Skyline Group, a real estate development company. He has been actively involved in disaster management and worked to build 500 homes after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Shekhar has also helped establish hospitals in Bhubaneswar, Hooghly and Kolkata, and he chairs the Saving Little Hearts charity, which

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M.K. Panduranga Setty
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M.K. Panduranga Setty. Rotary Club of Bangalore. Director, Rotary International 1991-93. M K . Panduranga Setty is a well-known educationist and industrialist of Karnataka and Past Director of Rotary International (1991-1993 ) is a member of Rotary Club Of Bangalore for the last 54 years with perfect attendance record, his services in the field of Industry and Education was recognized by Government of Karnataka and was awarded Karnataka Rajyotsava

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Sushil Gupta
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Sushil Gupta. Rotary Club of Delhi Midwest. Chair, Rotary Foundation (India) 2012-13. Director, Rotary International 2003-05. RI Director (2003-05). Sushil is Chair & Managing Director of Asian Hotels (West) Ltd.-owners of Hyatt Regency Mumbai and JW Marriott Aerocity New Delhi. He is the Chair of Edenpark Hotels (Qutab-Clarion). He has served as president of the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India and as director on the Board

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TRF Trustee Chair Message
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What does the chair of The Rotary Foundation Trustees do, anyway? What do the Trustees do? These questions are often asked of me in different ways. The Board of Trustees manages the business of the Foundation, the charitable arm of our organisation that transforms your gifts into sustainable outcomes that change lives both close to home and around the world. One thing we do is listen. We listen to you, the members. Your voice comes to us through

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Wilfrid J. Wilkinson
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Wilfrid J. Wilkinson. Rotary Club of Trenton, Ontario, Canada. Trustee Chair, The Rotary Foundation 2012-13. Rotary International President 2007-08. Wilfrid J. Wilkinson was a founding partner of Wilkinson & Company, a public accounting firm. After retiring, Wilf served as the part-time executive director of the Quinte Ballet School of Canada. He has also been chair of the Belleville Cheshire Home for Physically Handicapped Adults and the Loyalist

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Yash Pal Das
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Yash Pal Das. Rotary Club of Ambala. Director, Rotary International 2011-13. Yash Pal Das is the chief executive officer of a family-owned car dealership and has served as an executive officer in the Indian Merchant Navy. He is a member of the Indian Roads and Transport Development Association, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations, and the Society for the Hearing Impaired. Yash has served Rotary as an India PolioPlus Committee member,

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Sudarshan Agarwal
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Sudarshan Agarwal served as Secretary General, Rajya Sabha for over 12 years and later on as the Member of the Human Rights Commission. He has served as Governor of the States of Uttarakhand and Sikkim from January, 2003 to July, 2008. He is a former President of the Delhi Gymkhana Club and former Director of Rotary International having served as such during the period 1987 – 89.

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Rajendra K. Saboo
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Rajendra K. Saboo. Rotary Club of Chandigarh. Rotary International President 1991-92. Trustee, The Rotary Foundation 1992-98. Director, Rotary International 1981-83. Rajendra K. Saboo is Chairman of Saboo Business Group which includes Kamla Dials and Devices Limited a leading manufacturer of ornamental watch dials and watch components, Saboo Coatings Limited manufacturing specialised lacquers and surface coatings and ETHOS, high-end watch retail

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O. P. Vaish
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O P Vaish RI Director 1999-2001. Rotary Foundation Trustee 1991-1994. Chair: 2012 RI Bangkok Convention Committee. O P Vaish, called ‘OP’ by his friends in Rotary, is a Rotarian of long standing. He is designated Senior Advocate and founder of International Tax, Corporate and Business Advisory Law Firm, Vaish Associates, Advocates. He is member of Rotary Club of Delhi Midtown. He has served Rotary as a Member of Board of Directors of Rotary International

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Kalyan Banerjee
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Kalyan Banerjee. Trustee Chair 2016-2017 Rotary Club of Vapi. Rotary International President 2011-12. Trustee, The Rotary Foundation, 2001-05. Director, Rotary International, 1995-97. Trustee member, The Rotary Foundation 2013-17 He has been marshaling his energies for Rotary since 1972, when he joined the fledgling club in his hometown of Vapi, India. Around the same time, the young chemical engineer was starting up a small company to produce red

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Ashok M. Mahajan
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Ashok M. Mahajan Rotary Club of Mulund, Maharashtra, India Vice Chair, Rotary Foundation (India) 2012-13 Trustee Member, The Rotary Foundation (India) 2009-13 Director, Rotary International 2007-09 Ashok M. Mahajan is senior partner in Raj Industries, a firm he founded in 1973. He is a member of the Punjab Kesari Club and Council for Fair Business Practice, and has served on the Civil Defense Advisory Committee Maharashtra. Ashok joined the Rotary

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