Linda, our Rotary International President’s Representative, joined the Rotary Club of Honolulu soon after women were invited to join in 1987. Twenty six years later, Rotarians are inducted with more Rotary information, communities are more aware of Rotary’s contributions to society, and clubs better reflect the diversity of their neighborhoods. Linda is proud to have
been part of that evolution, serving as Club President and District 5000 Governor. She is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Benefactor, and her district’s Communications Director.
Linda has served Rotary as an International Assembly Training Leader, RI Presidents’ Representative, RI Membership Zone Coordinator, delegate to the 2004 Council on Legislation, and Chair of the Rotary International Communications Committee.
Her award winning career in television and radio news began after graduating from the University of Oregon. The first female television news reporter and anchor in Hawaii, Linda reported the news on the top-rated morning drive radio station KSSK for 10 years.
She has been married for 29 years to television news anchor Kirk Matthews.
Ann Lee Hussey
a member of the Casco Bay Rotary Club in the Portland, Maine area.
A Veterinary Technician, she, with her husband, Michael Nazemetz, DVM, owns Village Veterinary Clinic in Rollinsford, NH. They reside in South Berwick, Maine. She is a Major Donor of the Rotary Foundation.
Ann Lee has shared her passion for Rotary’s polio eradication program throughout the U.S. and around the world at numerous District Conferences, Zone Institutes, PETS, Foundation Seminars, and club meetings, including the 2007 International Institute in Salt Lake City, the September 2007 Presidential Peace Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, and for Health and Hunger at the LA Convention. She has led and participated in more than 20 National Immunization Volunteer teams, immunizing children against polio.
In May 2005, she received Rotary’s highest honor for individual Rotarians, the Service Above Self Award. In June 2006, she received the Rotary Foundation International Service Award for a Polio Free World.
Jennifer is the President and CEO of Media Street Productions Inc., a television production company in Windsor, ON. She is proud member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland and is a Past District Governor of District 6400.
In Rotary, Jennifer is Vice Chair of the RI Communication Committee, a member of the RI Strengthening Rotary’s Brand Committee, the Advisory Board for Rotary Canada, and the Promotions Committee for the 2013 RI Convention (Lisbon, Portugal). She is serving a second term as Seminar Leader at the International Assembly 2013 and has been a featured speaker at this event for the past three years.
Jennifer is happily married to Nick Krayacich, a local family physician. They share a love for many things including travel, cycling, golf and relaxing at their family cottage. Their thirst for adventure enabled them to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa in 2009.
As champions of The Rotary Foundation, they are members of the Arch C. Klumph Society, the Paul Harris Society, and they are charter members of the Bequest Society.
Sharon L. Kennedy
Prior to that, Justice Kennedy served at the Butler County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division, since 1999. From 2005 until 2012, Justice Kennedy served as the administrative judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division.
Justice Kennedy began her career in the justice system as a police officer, assigned to a rotating shift – single officer road patrol unit in the City of Hamilton, Ohio. From the routine, to the heart pounding, to the heart breaking, she has seen it all.
During her police career she also worked undercover operations, implemented crime prevention programs, and later, as a civil assistant, assisted in drafting police policy and procedure for the Accreditation Program.
She has received numerous awards of recognition including The Furtherance of Justice Award, Judge of the Year, and Excellence in Public Service.