Julia Phelps, Rotary Foundation Trustee on Rotary’s Work in Water and Sanitation, Noonday Club Speaker – 17 November 2021

Julia Phelps, Rotary Foundation Trustee on Rotary’s Work in Water and Sanitation, Noonday Club Speaker – 17 November 2021

Julia Phelps, past RI Director and past TRF Trustee.  She will talk about the Water and Sanitation area of focus and the work that the Rotary Action Group for Water and Sanitation does.

Julia joined the Rotary Club of Amesbury, MA in 1997 and was president in 2001-02.  She was District Governor of District 7930 in 2007-2008.  Julia has served as a Presidents Representative and was an International Director from 2014 – 2016.

In 2017, Julia was appointed as a Trustee of our Rotary Foundation.  She served on the Foundation’s Stewardship Committee and Executive Committee.  Always a supporter of Polio eradication efforts, Julia participated in an NID in January 2017 in India. Currently, she’s the Chair for the Basic Education and Literacy Major Gift Initiative Committee and Moderator for the training of regional leaders in 2022.

Julia is a member of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Rotary Action Group.  She serves on the Operation Team, the WASH Rotary Action Group Foundation, and has chaired the World Water Summit since 2017.  In January 2019, Julia participated in handing over toilet blocks and handwashing stations to a school of 1200 students in Nashik, India.

Julia is the recipient of the Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Award.  She’s retired from the Massachusetts Department of Education where she served as the Associate Commissioner for Curriculum and Instruction.

Inspiration: Alan Smuckler; Pledge/Four Way: Mike Gallagher; Fellowship: Bob Beasley; Zoom: Bob Beasley

div#stuning-header .netbee-stuning-header-bg-container {background-image: url(https://maryvillerotary.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/rotary-bg-1.jpg);background-size: cover;background-position: center top;background-attachment: fixed;background-repeat: no-repeat;}#stuning-header div.page-title-inner {min-height: 350px;}div#stuning-header .netbee-stuning-header-bg-container.netbee_stun_header_vertical_parallax {-webkit-transform: -webkit-translate3d(0,0,0) !important;-moz-transform: -moz-translate3d(0,0,0) !important;-ms-transform: -ms-translate3d(0,0,0) !important;-o-transform: -o-translate3d(0,0,0) !important;transform: translate3d(0,0,0) !important;}