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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Robert Friend

District 7980
District Governor-Nominee-Designate, Zone 32 Assistant Public Image Coordinator
Home club: Rotary Club of Madison, Connecticut, District 7980

Public Image specialties: The Rotary Journey, Relationship Marketing, Digital and Social Media, Video Production and Special Events, Fundraising, Sales and Sponsorship, Monetization of Virtual Events, Technology Innovation, Branding and Communications

What he does for fun: Robert likes live theatre and concerts, and he curates art films and documentaries. He enjoys travel, the culinary arts, live sports, and discovering new technology to improve life efficiencies. And, he enjoys family time and hanging out with his wife and three children.

Robert’s Rotary moment: Robert’s Rotary moment was working on a Global Grant in a remote region of the Dominican Republic. Rotary Clubs from three states and the U.S. Southern Command renovated five schools and delivered fresh water filters to students and their families. The impact was exhilarating and showed him the power of engaging in global partnerships.

My Speakers & Vendors Sessions

Thursday, March 24

3:00pm EDT