Club President 2018-2019, Sharon Reed
Sharon Reed has been a member of the Rotary Club of Lexington since 2008. She has served as Rotary Board secretary, Invocation Committee chair, Membership Recruitment chair and is currently a member of the Board of Directors. She has also served on the Greeting, International Service,
Centennial Celebration and Brave the Blue Committees, as an elf with the Santa Coat Project and is a graduate of Rotary Leadership Institute. She is a Paul Harris Fellow plus three and Nell Main Society member plus one.
As a registered nurse, Sharon has worked in Florida, New York and California, specializing in coronary, intensive and emergency care. She has been married to Dr. James Reed for 49 years and they have 4 children and 8 grandchildren.
In the community, Sharon serves on the LFUCG’s Picnic with the Pops and the Historic Preservation Commissions. She is immediate past national ambassador for Kentucky for the Alzheimer’s Association. She was honored as past chair of the Kentucky Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, named Lifetime Honorary Board member for LexPhil and named to the Advisory Board of the Blue Grass Trust. She currently serves on the Lexington Philharmonic Foundation Board.
She is honored and looks forward to serving as the 2018-2019 president of The Rotary Club of Lexington, serving its members as well as its current and future projects.
Club Immediate Past President, Paul Chewning
Paul B. Chewning is Senior Associate with Trek[ Advancement, a small fund raising consulting firm based in Lexington, KY. He has served higher education institutions for nearly four decades.
He joined the Rotary Club of Lexington in June 2010. Prior to that he was active with the Charleston, WV Rotary Club for five years, serving as Secretary, Vice President and President of the Guest Speaker Committee.
Since joining the Lexington Club, he is co-editor of the Wheel Horse and has been active with the Scholarship, Santa/Winter Coat, Social, Rodeo, and Annual Fund Raising Committees. He has assisted with the International Students reception for the past four years and is a Paul Harris Fellow. He is a graduate of the Rotary Leadership Institute and received the Yearling Award in 2011.
District 6740 Governor 2018-2019, Dean Hammond