November is Rotary Foundaton Month
November is Rotary Foundaton Month

                                                          JUDY ZONE                             GOVERNOR- ELECT NOMINEE              

Judy has been a Rotarian for nearly 20 years. She has been the Public Relations Chair for 3 Past District Governors, a three-time RYLA facilitator, an Assistant Governor for PDG Bev Christy, District Newsletter Editor, and currently serves as the Chief of Staff for District Governor Elect John Hanrahan.


Her top Rotary experiences also include serving as Volunteer Chair for the 2007 Rotary International Convention in Salt Lake City, organizing 2100 Utah Rotarians and their families to welcome the world to Utah. She has written more than a dozen Rotary Matching Grants and one Global Grant for clean water, sanitation, and other projects in Kenya, Mexico, Peru, and Thailand. The relationships she's built with Rotarians in those countries are not only dear to her, they've helped her see the very big picture that is Rotary International. She helped charter a Rotary Club in Kenya, and chartered the Rotary Club of Millcreek (her club) here in Utah.


Her nascent goals for her Year include emphasizing a grass roots approach to Rotary in our State. She wants to hear from as many Rotarians as possible about their ideas for making our service and fellowship stronger for each other, known by and more appealing to non-Rotarians of any age.


Judy is a lifetime educator, a high school and college teacher, and in founding and growing the Utah based nonprofit Youthlinc, she feels she ran a service leadership school for nearly 20 years. Through the local and international service offered to Utah youth through Youthlinc, she has come to know and cherish the friendship of hundreds of Utah Rotarians.


Judy retired in 2016. Since then she has been an active volunteer for Rotary and Youthlinc, and an active grandmother. She is married to Dr. John Zone, Chair of the Dermatology Department at the University of Utah Medical Center.


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