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  • Carol S Jordan, MPHS, RN, Senior Communicable Disease and Epidemiology in the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will present on the "Avian Influenza and Pandemic Flu".
  • State Delegate Jean Cryor
  • Bruce Romer - Chief Administrative of Montgomery County
  • SeniorPastor Hanfere Aligaze of the Ethiopia Evangelical Church will discuss the orphanage and school his Church has opened in Addis Abba, Ethiopia
  • Rotary District Governor Pat Kasuada told us about her plans for the 2006-7 year
  • Alexis Meade, now at Vassar, spoke about her 3 years of being a congressional intern.
  • Bill Kramer, P.E., a civil engineer with the National Rural Water Association and the International Rural Water Association, presented on the work that the International Rural Water Association is doing in Central America and the Caribbean
  • Miwa Omori, Ambassadorial Scholar from Japan studying psychology at GWU and a talk on how to use the internet for world-wide calls.
  • Linda Smythe talked on "Friendship with Arab World: the Basra Prosthetics Project". Linda, with the Montgomery Village Rotary, has managed, through a partnership with the non-profit organization, Physicians for Peace, to re-start an existing prosthetics centre in Basra not only with supplies and equipment, but also with training and sustainable programs.
  • Rotarian Doak Walker, part of the US Coast Guard crew that 50 years ago saved member Dick Gordon and family and 300 other passengers when their Pan American Clipper had to ditch in the Pacific Ocean. See http://www.jacksjoint.com/panamrescue.htm and http://www.jacksjoint.com/255reunion-II.htm
  • Vasily Nikitenko from St. Petersburg, Russia presently at Georgetown Law on current events in Russia
  • Richard Schimel, Partner Budow and Noble (Bethesda), About our courts
  • Bob DeGroot, MD Alliance for Greenway Improvement
  • Brian Gragnolati, CEO, Suburban Hospital
  • Admiral Yost, Pres.James Madison Foundation
  • Sonja Griva Zabert, 2003-4 Rotary Scholar, from Italy
  • Robert Pearson, Dir.Gen.of the Foreign Service & Former Ambassador to Turkey
  • Melissa Flynn, Rebuilding Together
  • Ken Denlinger, sports writer for the Washington Post for 37 years
  • Sue Dollins of The Senior Connection of Montgomery County on senior citizen issues
  • Dick Gordon about WWII experiences as a medic
  • Dr. Mani Vinod Kurian, Ambassadorial Scholar from India studying in the Biomedical Sciences department at Catholic University, will tell about the Cataract Project being implemented by his sponsoring district
  • Brad Voigh, Executive Director of the International Book Bank (IBB), on how textbooks are shipped to students in Africa; selection of textbooks/costs/etc. Our Club has already shipped well over 10,000 books to Africa through IBB
  • Rotarian Hazel and three very special friends presented a slide show about their month long travels in Columbia -- cultural, food, music and way of living
  • Cabin John Fire Dept.-Assistant Chief-Larry Miller -- to celebrate CJFD's 75th anniversary
  • Laura Feldman, a professional advocate and lobbyists for Older Americans; has been active organizer for the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare for the past 15 years; demystified the politics around the issue and made it fun
  • Bruce Adams, Exec.Director and founder of the Big Train Baseball League, about this League that includes some of the best college baseball players
  • Patrick Haggerty, press secretary to 3 members of congress, journalist, and advisor to 4 Presidental compaigns, used his Irish humor to explain the current status of the political parties
  • Gerald Murphy, Executive Director of the Washington Association of Automobile Dealers, on the Washington Auto Show and about new car models
  • Marty Feldman, frequent corporate speaker about "Inspired Speaking" on how to motivate and get your message across
  • Brigadier General Fernado Gianncotti, Italian Air Force on cooperation between the Italian and US armed forces in Iraq and in the war on terrorism
  • Pat Hanberry, Executive Directory of the Frederick County Mental Health Association, about first hand experiences of dealing with young children with polio and giving polio vaccine
  • Catherine Leahan, Public Information Officer Governor’s Office of Homeland Security on the state of homeland security and emergency preparedness in Maryland
  • New member, Dr. Noel Howard introduced himself to the club
  • Judi Bankhead talked about the history of the First Agape at Gibson Grove
  • Bob Martin, Director of TL Foundation that rehabs eyeglasses for the Mayan Mexican population
  • Kit Moss, Exec.Director of The Diplomat's Washington, about acclimating diplomats to DC, and So Rie Lee, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar from Korea
  • Joe Spaniol, Esquire, on the history of the Supreme Court. He was a law clerk for Justice Warren Berger and Chief Justice Rehnquist.
  • Kevin Brandt, Superintendent of the C&O Canal National Historical Park, about protecting the canal
  • His Excellency Raymond Alcide Joseph, Ambassador of Haiti, on the history and recent developments in his country
  • Mrs. Judi Moline, on her time in Afghanistan
  • Lee Cutler, consumer advocate on long-term insurance, on all the details and limitations that the industry will not speak about
  • Rotarian Madhur Shrestha Shrestha from Lalitpur, Nepal about a literacy project.
  • Eric Sterling of the Criminal Justic Policy Foundation on on the Drug War
  • Betsy Dew, Exec.Dir.of Great Kids, on child abuse prevention
  • Nadim Salti on background on events in Lebanon
  • Winfield Paul Mexcur Director of NASA's Small Business Technology Transfer Programs at Goddard Space Flight Center on some really out-of-this-world technologies
  • His Excellency Ivan Vujaèiæ, Ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro, on current developments in Serbia and Montenegro
  • Eleanor Cain, the "mayor" of Potomac about the history of Potomac
  • Paula Matuskey, Professor of History at Montgomery College, on the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt.Professor Robert Gallagher about the history of radio
  • Carol Jordan, Senior Health Care Administrator with the Montgomery County Public Health Preparation and Response Program, on bioterrorism
  • Judith Rozier about accupuncture
  • New member Ambassador Fritz Cineas introducing self to the club
  • Jaime Oblitas, manager of the the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) run by NIH, on transfusion medicine
  • Jeremy Hutman on teaching in Africa and the discovery of our club's book donations in Ghana
  • Mon Dickinson on a recent trip he and Anne made to Africa
  • Visiting Rotarian Ed Mattson on stem cell research and ethical issues
  • Robert N. Eisman, President, and Vivian Bass, Executive Directory of the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes
  • John Varallo, M.D., on the overseas work of Omni Med
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