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Mid-northeast PETS is a premier training event for Rotary President-Elects and Assistant Governors.  Mid-northeast PETS provides required training to serve as club president, as well a inspiration and motivation.  Mid-northeast is a SIX DISTRICT, 300+ clubs training event, with an atmosphere of a mini Rotary International convention.  Our speakers, District Governors-Elect, committee and discussion leaders all have one think in mind:  equip and excite club presidents-elect for their year of service.

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Thursday, March 24
 

5:00pm EDT

Hospitality Suites Open
So you just got settled into the hotel and now you want to kick back, relax, and chat about how to save the world? We've got the perfect place for you! Up on the 8th floor you will find our six hospitality suites. Yep, that’s right six- each with a different theme so come mingle your way around the world while meeting and talking to fellow President-Elects, Assistant Governors, Governors, and presenters. This is one of the most valuable opportunities to network, get new ideas, and build relationships to help make 2022-2023 the best year of your Rotary life. **Note: Individual hospitality suite hours may vary by district**

Thursday March 24, 2022 5:00pm - 7:30pm EDT
Hospitality Suites Hanover Marriott

9:00pm EDT

Hospitality Suites Open
So you just got settled into the hotel and now you want to kick back, relax, and chat about how to save the world? We've got the perfect place for you! Up on the 8th floor you will find our six hospitality suites. Yep, that’s right six- each with a different theme so come mingle your way around the world while meeting and talking to fellow President-Elects, Assistant Governors, Governors, and presenters. This is one of the most valuable opportunities to network, get new ideas, and build relationships to help make 2022-2023 the best year of your Rotary life. **Note: Individual hospitality suite hours may vary by district**

Thursday March 24, 2022 9:00pm - 11:00pm EDT
Hospitality Suites Hanover Marriott
 
Friday, March 25
 

7:30am EDT

Breakfast
You have an action packed day of Rotary learning ahead of you and breakfast is the most important meal of the day so don't miss it!

Our 2022 Chair Arnold T. Quaranta Jr. will welcome everyone to this year's action packed event, then Rotarian Rob Raylman will introduce our dynamic keynote speaker for the morning.

Style of Dress:
Business Professional is recommended for this session.
Click here for a guide to styles of dress

Speakers & Vendors
avatar for Rob Raylman

Rob Raylman

CEO, Gift of Life International
Rob RaylmanCEO of Gift of Life InternationalRob Raylman has been the CEO OP of Gift of Life since February 2008. Before Rob came to Gift of Life International, he was a vice president for Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI), at one time the second largest solid waste management company... Read More →
avatar for Arnold T. Quaranta Jr.

Arnold T. Quaranta Jr.

2022 Presidents Elect Training Seminar Chair, District 7255 Past District Governor
In 1986 shortly after they were married Arnie & Rose moved to Ronkonkoma and joined St. Joseph’s Parish where he is still active today as a Eucharistic Minister. Arnold quickly got involved in the community joining the St. Regis Knights of Columbus that same year. In 1987 Arnie... Read More →


Friday March 25, 2022 7:30am - 8:45am EDT
Grand Ballroom Hanover Marriott

12:15pm EDT

Lunch
Style of Dress:
Business Professional is recommended for this session.
Click here for a guide to styles of dress

Speakers & Vendors
avatar for Dr. Louis Scotti

Dr. Louis Scotti

Primary Global Grant Contact, District 7255
Dr Louis Scotti joined the Ronkonkoma Rotary club , District 7255, in 1986. He is a past president and a Paul Harris Fellow. He is promoting an example of Rotary In Action a Rotary Global Grant being done in partnership with the Rotary Club of Puerta Plata, The Rotary Club of the... Read More →
avatar for Larry Palant

Larry Palant

District Governor-Elect, District 7210
Larry began his Rotary career when he joined the Suffern, NY Rotary Club in 2002. He was club president in 2008-2009 and has been the Membership Chair since 2010 along with club Foundation Chair since 2009. Prior to becoming a Rotarian, Larry was the founding vice-president of the... Read More →


Friday March 25, 2022 12:15pm - 12:45pm EDT
Grand Ballroom Hanover Marriott

4:15pm EDT

Break Time- Hospitality Suites Open
Friday March 25, 2022 4:15pm - 6:00pm EDT
Hospitality Suites Hanover Marriott

6:00pm EDT

Cocktail Reception
Want to mix & mingle with all of your fellow President Elects, Assistant Governors, and other Rotary Leaders? We'll all be mingling, talking, exchanging ideas, and anxiously waiting for dinner to be served. Take this opportunity to make friends with the person behind you in the bar line, who knows you might save the world together!

Friday March 25, 2022 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT
North Assembly (Outside Grand Ballroom) Hanover Marriott

7:00pm EDT

Dinner
Style of Dress:
Business Professional is recommended for this session.
Click here for a guide to styles of dress

Speakers & Vendors
avatar for John Shockley

John Shockley

District Governor-Elect, District 7475
John has been a resident of Somerset County for over 61 years, where he participated in the Boy Scouts and achieved the rank of Life Scout. Married for 47 years, John and his wife Linda, have two grown children, Jamie Lynn Brownlie and John III, who are also residents of Hillsborough... Read More →
avatar for Ray Cywinski

Ray Cywinski

District Governor-Elect, District 7490
Ray was born in Jersey City, lived in Cliffside Park through grammar school (attending Epiphany Grammar School), then resided in Oradell from 1970 until moving to Demarest in 1982. Attended Bergen Catholic HS and Rutgers University (New Brunswick).Ray is married to Jane, a dialysis... Read More →


Friday March 25, 2022 7:00pm - 7:45pm EDT
Grand Ballroom Hanover Marriott

10:00pm EDT

Hospitality Suites Open
There is a reason the hospitality suite is open every night, it's the single most important part of the training seminar. Here you have a priceless opportunity to talk to people from near and far about all you want to do, everything your afraid to try, and everything in between- don't miss it!

Friday March 25, 2022 10:00pm - Saturday March 26, 2022 12:00am EDT
Hospitality Suites Hanover Marriott
 
Saturday, March 26
 

8:00am EDT

Breakfast
The weekend is almost over, you’ve made many new friends and now is a great time to sit and break bread with them as you reminisce about last night's amazing Gala and. This is it folks… the last meal together, you're reading this description thinking to yourself "should I leave early" the answer is a resounding NO stick around just a little while longer to hear an energizing keynote.

Style of Dress:
Business Casual is recommended for this session.
Click here for a guide to styles of dress

Speakers & Vendors
avatar for Craig Davenport

Craig Davenport

District Governor-Elect, District 7410
Craig retired in 2015 from his 45 year position as Director of Pharmacy for Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital in Wellsboro, Pa. During those years he was active in numerous civic organizations and the local school board. He was on the board of directors as president of each of... Read More →
avatar for Martin Schulman

Martin Schulman

District Governor-Elect, District 7230
Martin Schulman was elected to be District Governor for the Rotary year 2022-23. He is District Governor -Elect for 2021-22.Martin was born and educated in the City of New York, USA. Attended The Cooper Union, graduated The City University of New York is Licensed as an Ophthalmic... Read More →


Saturday March 26, 2022 8:00am - 9:00am EDT
Grand Ballroom Hanover Marriott