Rochester Rotary

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Rochester, Mich. —July 13, 2015 – Rochester Rotary, a member club of Rotary International, a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service and encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, announces the appointment of a new president and board members for the 2015-2016 Rotary year.

Rochester business owner, Alan McLellan, was appointed the club’s new president for the coming Rotary year that began on July 1; departing president is Rhonda Panczyk, who will remain on the board as immediate past president and also take on new responsibilities as Rotary assistant district governor. Also appointed to the board is Tom Neveau, president-elect; Ron Diliddo, vice president; Jeff Whitbey, secretary; Dr. Rodney Hulbert, assistant secretary; Roger Roller, treasurer; and Susan Pierucci, assistant treasurer. Wayne Hodges and Dr. Tate Vo are continuing as members at large through June 30, 2016 and Vince Mattina, CPA and Don Robinson were appointed members at large through June 30, 2017.

“It is an honor to serve as Rochester Rotary club president and I thank Rhonda Panczyk and all of the current and departing board members for their support of my presidency and their role in making Rochester Rotary one of the most dynamic service clubs in the region,” said McLellan, president and founder of McLellan Financial Mortgage in Downtown Rochester. “I look forward to continuing the Rotary tradition of Service above Self.”

About Rochester Rotary
Celebrating 61 years as a club in 2015, Rochester Rotary is one of 34,000 member clubs of Rotary International, which has more than 1.2 million members and raises and disburses funds for charitable, educational and scientific purposes. Monies are raised through social events and service projects organized by the club, ‘fines’ collected at Rochester Rotary meetings and gifts offered to the club through members and supporters.

The club welcomes new members who live or work in Rochester, Rochester Hills or Oakland Township. For membership information, contact Jeff Whitbey at Rochester Rotary meets each Tuesday at noon at the River Crest Banquet Hall on Avon Road and Livernois in Rochester Hills. Like us on facebook at and learn more at

About Rotary International
Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who hail from Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self. Rotary clubs are open to people of all cultures and ethnicities and are not affiliated with any political or religious organizations. Learn more at