Nov 14, 2018 12:00 PM
Julie Phelps, Trustee of Rotary Foundation
Understanding the Impact of the Rotary Foundation

The Essex Rotary Club's Foundation Chair, Dave Johnson, has outdone himself.  This year he has invited Julia Phelps to offer insights into the Foundation from the vantage point of a long-time Rotary member and now Trustee of the Rotary International Foundation.  


A short bio for Dr. Phelps comes from the Rotary Foundation website

Trustee 2017-20
Rotary Club of Amesbury
Massachusetts, USA

Julia Phelps, who began her career in education in 1976, is the associate commissioner for the Center for Curriculum and Instruction for the state of Massachusetts. She served on the board of the Amesbury Educational Foundation Inc. and the John Ashford Link House Inc.

A Rotarian since 1997, Phelps has served as director, vice chair of RI’s Audit Committee, Rotary Foundation alumni coordinator, and district governor. She is a member of the Operations Review Committee.

Phelps is a Major Donor, Benefactor, multiple Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of the Bequest Society. She is a recipient of The Rotary Foundation's Citation for Meritorious Service.



will provide us with insights into the power and impact of the Rotary International Foundation.