Outgoing Glendale Rotary Club

Outgoing Glendale Rotary Club President Ben Butler, Rotary District 5495 incoming Gov. Bret McKeand, incoming Glendale Rotary Club President Nancy Germond, and District Assistant Gov. Lou Rotundo stand behind Rotary International’s theme flag for 2021-22, “Serve to Change Lives.”

The Glendale Rotary Club installed Nancy Germond as club president during a recent meeting. 

It marked the first face-to-face meeting for its members. 

Rotary District 5495 Assistant Gov. Lou Rotundo swore in Germond, whose family has been involved in Rotary since before she was born. 

Germond’s brother, Dan Germond, a lifetime member of Glendale Rotary, said his sister has always been special. She teaches Estrella and Glendale community colleges. Her professional certifications focus on the insurance industry. She and her husband own Sav-On Plumbing in Glendale. 

During her message to club members, Germond set the following goals for the coming year:

• Nurture current members and recruit new ones. Glendale Rotary’s new membership chair Adria Poindexter will take charge of that effort.

• Encourage member networking and development of community events.

• With cooperation from the city of Glendale, hold a community policing event and work with law enforcement to build stronger community relations. 

• Hold monthly face-to-face meetings throughout the summer, the first Thursday at noon.

• Work closer with local Rotary clubs to hold community events. 

Incoming District 5495 Gov. Bret McKeand presented Germond and the club with Rotary International’s theme flag for 2021-22 year — “Serve to change lives.”

Glendale Rotary is in its 99th year.