Discussion Leaders for PETS 2022

Lorraine Angelino portrait

Lorraine Angelino

Governor 2013-2014, District 7750

Discussion Leader

A member of the Emerald City Rotary club in Greenwood, SC since 2002, Lorraine is is a Major Donor, Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, Bequest Society member, and a Paul Harris Society Charter member. She enjoys participating in Rotary events around the globe.

Carol Burdette portrait

Carol Burdette

Governor 2018-2019, District 7750

Discussion Leader

Carol Burdette joined the Rotary Club of Anderson in 1994 and Carol was the second woman to become club president. Carol is a Major Donor, Bequest Society and Paul Harris Society member, and Benefactor.

April Clark portrait

April Clark

Governor 2018-2019, District 7730

Discussion Leader

A member of the Jacksonville Rotary Club, April joined Rotary in 1999. She is a Paul Harris Society and Bequest Society Member, has served three National Immunization Days in India and is active in her community. April and husband Jeff have a daughter, Grace.

Lee Dixon portrait

Lee Dixon

Governor 2008-2009, District 7730

Discussion Leader

Lee has been active in District 7730 and the Morehead City Noon Rotary Club since 1996 where he served as President. Lee is a Paul Harris Fellow and has participated in many Rotary programs, in particular Group Study Exchange. Currently, he is the President of Coastal Architecture, a full-service Architectural Design firm.

Ken Dresser portrait

Ken Dresser

Governor 2014-2015, District 7680

Discussion Leader

A member of the Rotary Club of North Mecklenburg County for over twelve years, Ken is a member of the Paul Harris Society and the Bequest Society and is on the RLI Faculty. Ken and his wife Barbara have three children and ten grandchildren.

Vanessa Ervin portrait

Vanessa Ervin

Governor 2014-2015, District 7730

Discussion Leader

A healthcare administrator, Vanessa joined the Jacksonville Rotary Club in 1992 and currently serves as Zone 33 Asst Public Image Coordinator. She is a Major Donor, Benefactor, Bequest Society Member, and led the district effort to establish a dialysis center in India.

Becky Faulkner portrait

Becky Faulkner

Governor 2010-2011, District 7750

Discussion Leader

Becky has been a member of Greenville Breakfast Rotary club since 1995. She has served as club president and led a GSE Team to Brazil. Becky is a graduate of Rotary Leadership Institute, a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Benefactor, Paul Harris Society member, Major Donor, and Bequest Society member. Becky is retired from Greenville County Schools having served in elementary schools for 31 years. She has been a professor in the School of Education at the University of South Carolina Upstate since 2002.

David Hayden portrait

David Hayden

Governor 2020-2021, District 7710

Discussion Leader

A member of the Capital City Rotary Club since 2006, David is a Bequest Society Member and Paul Harris Fellow. A retired Army Colonel and practicing attorney, he supports Veterans and their families in NC. He is average at golf, but always hopeful.

Tracey Ivey portrait

Tracey Ivey

Governor 2019-2020, District 7720

Discussion Leader

A member of the Rotary Club of Goldsboro since 2007, Tracey is a Major Donor, Bequest Society and Paul Harris Society member. She and her husband Mitch have three sons, Ben, Cade, and Matthew.

Matthew Kane portrait

Matthew Kane

Governor 2014-2015, District 7710

Discussion Leader

Matthew joined the North Raleigh Club in 1996. After learning how Rotary perfectly blends fellowship with service, he got active in grant projects and community service. He was twice selected as "Rotarian of the Year" and is a member of the Paul Harris Society.

Beth Padgett portrait

Beth Padgett

Governor 2020-2021, District 7750

Discussion Leader

A member of the Beth Rotary Club of Greenville (SC), Beth was the first woman to become club president in 2001. Beth is a Major Donor, Bequest Society and Paul Harris Society member, a Benefactor, and an RLI Graduate.

Donna Peffley portrait

Donna Peffley

Governor 2017-2018, District 7710

Discussion Leader

Donna joined Rotary in 2004 and is a member of the Cary Central Rotary Club. She is a Major Donor, Paul Harris Society member, PolioPlus Society member, and a RLI graduate.

Bill Shillito portrait

Bill Shillito

Governor 2007-2008, District 7670

Discussion Leader

Bill is a member of the Rotary Club of Catawba Valley (Conover). He is a Major Donor, Benefactor and a member of the Bequest Society. Bill serves as the National Director of CART from 2009-to present. He and Diane have two sons and seven grandchildren.

Rusine Sinclair portrait

Rusine Sinclair

Governor 2016-2017, District 7710

Discussion Leader

A 1975 Ambassadorial Scholar to Singapore, Rusine Joined the Rotary Club of Raleigh in 2008 and was 2010 Rotarian of the Year. She and her husband, Dick, are Major Donors and Paul Harris Society members. In 2012, she received the NC Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

Ronnie Thompson portrait

Ronnie Thompson

Governor 2013-2014, District 7670

Discussion Leader

A member of the Rotary Club of Valdese, Ronnie is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Benefactor, and a member of the Paul Harris Society. Active in the community as well as Rotary, Ronnie and his wife, Anne, have twin daughters and four grandchildren.

Beth Trotter portrait

Beth Trotter

Governor 2019-2020, District 7680

Discussion Leader

A member of Mecklenburg County-South Rotary, she joined Rotary in July, 2010. Beth and her husband, Rodney Holtzmuller, are Major Donors, PHS and Be-quest Society members. They have four married adult children and 11 amazing grandchildren.

Mike Walker portrait

Mike Walker

Governor 2020-2021, District 7680

Discussion Leader

A member of Charlotte-South Rotary, Mike recently became a Major Donor and is a member of the Bequest Society and PHS. He organized his District Kilimanjaro climbs for PolioPlus. He and his wife Susan have five grown children and five grandsons.