Alan is an international speaker, author and performance coach who is passionate about leadership and reaching new heights in all that we do! A Rotarian from District 7010, his unique philosophy of life revolves around empowering people and embracing an agile mentality focused on goals and results. By understanding what drives and motivates us, we are able to cultivate more innovative and effective ways of thinking and taking action.
Alan holds a degree in engineering from Queen’s University and a masters in psychology from Adler University, giving him a well-balanced approach to the outer and inner challenges we all face. Alan has worked internationally with large organizations as a professional engineer and project manager developing patents and solutions to complex challenges in the mining and metals industry. Living and working abroad has given him the opportunity to deepen his understanding of individual and team challenges, better appreciate cultural diversity and successfully adapt to different organizational structures.
Building experience through a lifestyle of adventure and challenge, in the spring of 2008 Alan embarked on the journey of a lifetime and set a world record on Mount Everest along with three members of his immediate family. It was a two-month expedition through some of the most exciting yet terrifying conditions imaginable and their success demanded an unwavering perseverance and resilience in the face of adversity.
Glynn W. Gilcrease Jr is a former Marine and has been an attorney since 1973. He has been a certified personal injury and wrongful death specialist since 1991. His firm has been a member of the Tempe Chamber of Commece for over 40 years, he is a member of the Arizona Trial Association, American Association of Justice, a board certified specialist in Personal Injury and wrongful death with the Arizona Bar Association and a certified specialist in civil trial advocacy with the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Ann Lee Hussey of South Berwick, Maine has made the eradication of polio and the alleviation of suffering by polio survivors her life’s work. Over the past several years she has actively participated in 30 volunteer NID (National Immunization Days) teams organizing and leading the last 26 teams herself, choosing to take those NIDs to places that do not often see westerners – Chad, Mali, Bangladesh, Niger, Nigeria, Madagascar, Pakistan as well as less “touristy” destinations in Egypt and India – where the need is greatest and where the publicity and goodwill surrounding the trip are as critical as the immunizations themselves to help communicate the need for eradication.
She has shared her story and passion hundreds of times at numerous Zone Institutes, District Conferences, PETS and Foundation events, and at the International Assembly in 2017, 2018, and 2019 carrying the message of polio eradication around the Rotary world and beyond, raising money and creating new converts to the fight. She is determined that no child will needlessly have to suffer what she herself, a polio survivor, has been through. Her concern for polio survivors includes working to ensure mobility and dignity for those who survived the disease but did not have access to the kinds of surgeries and treatments that she was able to receive. And has led RI grants to this end.
Ann Lee has put a face on the subject of polio eradication, winning hearts and minds and raising hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process. A polio survivor herself, the story Ann Lee tells is personal, and so is her journey in the fight to eradicate polio.
But for all the immunizations Ann Lee has herself made possible through NIDs, she considers fundraising, public awareness and inspiring others her most critical accomplishments.
Ann Lee’s work has earned her the International Service Award for a Polio-Free World, the Rotary Service Above Self Award and she was honored as a White House Champion of Change for her humanitarianism and contributions to public service, aimed at improving people’s lives and making a better future around the globe. She was featured in the magazine Real Simple in June 2012. She was featured in a video in Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Annual Letter for February 2017. In March 2017, Rotary and The World Bank recognized her as a Woman of Action celebrating International Day of Women. Locally in her home state of Maine, she was honored at the Maine State Senate chamber for her remarkable achievements and included in Maine Magazine as one of the 50 Mainers of 2017 who have changed our world, improved our lives, and broadened our horizons.
Ann Lee is a member of the Rotary Club of Portland Sunrise in Maine and served District 7780 in many capacities including as Governor in 2010-2011. Currently, Ann Lee is Executive Director of the Polio Survivors Rotary Action Group, She ended her term as Chair of the RAGs Council and Chair of The Fellowship of Rotarian Past District Governors as of June 2019. Outside Rotary, she serves as a trustee of York Hospital in York, Maine.
She served as an Advisor to Rotary’s International PolioPlus Committee and as a member of the Global Polio Eradication Transition Management Group from 2015-2018. She has also served as Presidents’ Representative at several district conferences and represented Rotary at an Easter Seals Annual Convention. Previously she served as a member of the RI Rotarian Action Groups Committee, the Reach Out to Africa Initiative, and as Zone 32 Coordinator for Health and Hunger.
Ann Lee is a Veterinary Technician who with her Rotarian husband, Michael Nazemetz, DVM recently retired from their practice, Village Veterinary Clinic in Rollinsford, NH. They reside in South Berwick, Maine USA with their devoted yellow Labrador, Parker and their cat Elliott. Ann Lee and her husband are members of the Paul Harris Society. They are Rotary Foundation Major Donors and Bequest Society members.
Art Harrington is a retired pastor with the Christian Churches who continues to serve as a leadership development consultant to churches, non-profit organizations, schools and businesses. His four earned degrees include a doctorate in Administration, with a specialty in leadership development. He is the author of What the Bible Says About Leadership, College Press, 1985, which sold out two editions, and is currently out of print. Art’s leadership training materials particularly emphasize the principles of working successfully with volunteers — reflecting a lifetime of education and experience focusing on this servant-style leadership. From 1982-1988 Art was charged with the development of the facilities and the program for United Christian Youth Camp (UCYC) in Prescott.
Art and his wife Sharon own Harrington Financial Services PC, a tax, accounting and financial services firm now located in Prescott. Sharon has an extensive background in taxes and accounting, with a Masters degree in Accounting and Business Law. Art is an Enrolled Agent with the U.S. Treasury Department. He is also licensed as a Registered Representative with Securities America and as a Financial Advisor with Cooper McManus.
Art has been a Rotarian since 1963, and Sharon since 1988, with both functioning in many different leadership capacities. Art has served as a District Governor, GSE Team Leader to India, International Training Leader and Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator. He currently is the District Interact Chair, and he continues to be an instructor for the Arizona Rotary Leadership Academy and the Rotary Leadership Institute. He is a Rotarian Advisor to several Interact clubs, and to the Interact District Council. Art has received the Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and Rotary International’s highest honor, the Service Above Self Award. Art and Sharon are members of the Prescott Sunup Rotary Club.
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