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Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman installs 2019-20 Board

At a recent changeover ceremony, held at Pappagallo Restaurant, the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman’s new Board of Officers and Directors for the 2019-2020 year was officially installed by District Governor David Kirkaldy.

Mr. Joel Porter will serve as President of the Club for the upcoming year. In his Incoming President’s speech, Mr. Porter stated that his goal for the year is to forge closer working relationships with the other Rotary and Rotaract Clubs in the Cayman Islands, as well as other service clubs and associations.

“We are all working towards the same goal, so why not work together more and pool our resources to make a greater impact in our community.” Mr. Porter said.

“I’m looking forward to working with my board, as well as the other clubs, for a great year of service through collaboration. Together we can all achieve more.”

Mr. Porter’s goal is in keeping with the Rotaract District 7020 theme for the 2019-2020 year, “Impact Through Unity”.

Since joining Rotaract in 2014, Mr. Porter has served as Community Service Director, Treasurer, and Vice President, and led many projects for the Club including partnerships with the Cayman Islands Blood Bank, NCVO and Meals on Wheels.

“For me, Rotaract has been a great way to meet new people and give back to our community whilst also focusing on my own personal and professional growth. I look forward to continuing the good work that our club has been able to achieve over the years and I’m excited to welcome new members to the Rotary and Rotaract family.” he said.

Other Officers and Directors installed at the event include Vice President Darron Conolly, Treasurer Andrew Bloomfield, Secretary Kimberly McNamee and Directors Philipp Richter (Professional Development), Ornella Leahong (Sergeant-At-Arms), Kourtneigh-Michelle Nicholson (Club Service), Rhadica Welcome (International Service), Rhonda Coleman (Community Service), Brenda Martinez (Public Relations Chair) and Josh Saldeba (Fundraising Chair). Rebecca Gonez will serve on the board as Immediate Past President for the 2019-2020 year.

The Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman meet on Thursday mornings at The Greenhouse, 72 N Church St, George Town, Grand Cayman. Meeting times are 6:45am for a 7:00am start and go until 8:00am Those interested in joining Rotaract are encouraged to contact the Club by emailing [email protected] and can find out more at


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