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Our Leaders

Our leaders at Rotary exemplify all of the qualities that make our members extraordinary: integrity, expertise, and a commitment to service.


The Rotary Club of Akron
CLUB PRESIDENTS 1914 - 2021
 
 
1914 - 1954 1954 - 1955 1955 - 2021
 
MILTON E. HARPSTER
1914-1915

 
HARRY BAUMAN
1915-1916

 
GEORGE W. BILLOW
1916-1917

 
GEORGE N. HAWKINS
1917-1918

 
THEODORE E. SMITH
1918-1920

 
FRED C. SMITH
1920-1921

 
PARKE R. KOLBE
1921-1922

 
WILLIAM E. YOUNG
1922-1923

 
EDWARD C. TIBBITS
1923-1924

 
MARVIN M. MELL
1924-1925

 
CHARLES W. SEIBERLING
1925-1926

 
ALBERT I. SPANTON
1926-1927

 
J. EDWARD GOOD
1927-1928

 
MANNING C. TUCKER
1928-1929

 
BURTIS J. BOWMAN
1929-1930

 
GEORGE C. GROMAN
1930-1931

 
ROY W. SANBORN
1931-1932

 
HEZZELTON E. SIMMONS
1932-1933

 
ROERT GUINTHER
1933-1934

 
JASPER C. HENDERSHOT
1934-1935

 
HARRY E. VOTAW
1935-1936

 
DON M. PFEIFFER
1936-1937

 
MARION S. RICHARDSON
1937-1938

 
CLAIR B. ALEXANDER
1938-1939

LEROY E. LATTIN
1939-1940
 
W. LEE COTTER
1940-----

 
LESTER L. KINSEY
1940-1941

 
DUDLEY W. MAXON
1941-1942

 
WENDELL R. LA DUE
1942-1943

 
STANLEY E. CAYWOOD
1943-1944

 
JOSEPH H. BRACKINRIDGE
1944-1945

 
BRICE BOWMAN
1945-------

 
EDMUND BURROUGHS
1945-1946

 
WALTER KEITH
1946-1947

 
JOHN H. HOUGH
1947-1948

 
HARRY B. HOUGHTON
1948-1949

 
CLIFFORD G. ALLAN
1949-1950
 
DAVID C. COBIN
1950-1951

 
HESKET H. KUHN
1951-1952

 
SAMUEL STITES
1952-1953
 
WILLIAM D. ZAHRT
1953-1954
 
DR. FRED C. WEIGMAN
1954-1955
 
LISLE M. BUCKINGHAM
1955-1956
 
REX WILSON
1956-1957

 
CLAIR A. MANTZ
1957-1958

 
NORMAN AUBURN
1958-1959

BOYD BRIDGEWATER
1959-1960
 
DR. CLINTON D. BARRETT
1960-1961

 
REV. M.S. HARVEY
1961-1962

 
FRANK W. STEERE
1962-1963

 
LESLIE R. HARDY
1963-1964

 
THEODORE L. COOK
1964-1965

 
WAYNE F. ANDERSON
1965-1966

 
JOHN D. WADLEY
1966-1967
 
DR. HAROLD E. BARLOW 
1967-1968

 
GEORGE H. LEWIS
1968-1969

 
GEORGE W. ROONEY
1969-1970
 
DR. ROBERT W. STACKEL
1970-1971
 
WRIGHT BRONSON
1971-1972

 
FRANK MELLINGER
1972-1973

 
ROGER SHERMAN
1973-1974

 
DONALD B. HESLOP
1974-1975

 
W. STUVER PARRY
1975-1976

 
RONALD D. GLOSSER
1976-1977

 
THOMAS GEOPFERT
1977-1978

 
CHARLES G. WYMAN
1978-1979

 
DR. D. J. GUZZETTA
1979-1980
 
GORDON B. MCKEEMAN
1980-1981

 
WILLIAM M. OLDHAM
1981-1982

 
PAUL J. KRUDER
1982-1983

 
ROGER T. READ
1983-1984

 
BRUCE W. ROGERS
1984-1985

 
W. PRESLEY YOUNG
1985-1986

 
GREGORY R. BEAN
1986-1987

 
SCOTT A. LYONS
1987-1988

 
GEORGE W. ROONEY, JR.
1988-1989

 
DONALD E. KELLEY
1989-1990
 
R. MARK WERNIG
1990-1991
 
DONALD C. NELSON
1991-1992

 
RONALD C. ALLAN
1992-1993

 
ROBERT M. O'HERRON
1993-1994

 
STEVE SHECHTER
1994-1995
 
PAMELA KILTAU
1995-1996

 
PETER G. WILSON
1996-1997

 
JOHN N. ECONOMOU
1997-1998

 
MARK S. AUBURN
1998-1999

 
THOMAS G. FOX
1999-2000
 
JAMES S. EDEN, JR.
2000-2001

 
REBECCA H. KILLINGER
2001-2002

 
CHERYL A. WARREN
2002-2003

 
RONALD H. WISE
2003-2004

 
DOUGLAS R. HAUSKNECHT
2004-2005

 
JOHN L. REYES
2005-2006

 
GINAKAYE MADDOX
2006-2007

 
DAN E. SVEDA
2007-2008

 
RICHARD FARKAS
2008-2009 

 
DANIEL O'CONNELL
2009 -2010

 
JANET WILLIAMS
2010-2011

 
MARK KROHN
2011- 2012

 
BILL MANBY, JR.
2012-2013

 
LANCE CHIMA
2013-2014
 
SHON CHRISTY
2014-2015
 
SANDY NARAGON
2015-2016
 
JEFF SITZ
2016-2017
 
JULIE BRANDLE
2017-2018
 
JOHN MARGIDA
2018-2019
 
PATRICK T. O'NEILL
2019-2020

 
ROBERT S. McGREGOR, MD
2020-2021
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