Gerard McMillan DG 2014 - 15
 

DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2014 - 2015
GERARD McMILLAN AND YVONNE PALMER
 
Gerard is a member of the Rotary Club of Singleton, having joined in 1987, he has served in most positions on the Club Board, hosted Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team Members, Rotary Exchange Students and was Club President in 1999-2000. His service to the Rotary Club of Singleton was acknowledged by his peers and made a Paul Harris fellow in 2003.

He served District 9670 as a member of the Rotary Foundation Committee, as Assistant Governor from July 2006 till June 2009, a GSE Team Leader to District 2100 and Chairman of the District Foundation Committee from 2009 till 2012, a position he found most rewarding.
 
In 1977 Gerard perused a career in Club Management and commenced employment at Singleton Returned Servicemen’s Club Ltd in 1979 and is the General Manager.  Gerard has held many voluntary positions within the Club Industry at Regional, State and National levels and his local community. Gerard had accepted a Ministerial Appointment to the Club Industry Advisory Council and was awarded the Peter Cameron Award for his contribution to the Club Industry.
 
He has also serviced his local community being a member of Singleton Councils Internal Audit Committee and many other community committees as well being a rugby union referee.
 
Gerard met Yvonne when she was inducted into the Rotary Club of Singleton on Hunter in 2000. Yvonne has been a board member of her club holding various directorships and is a Paul Harris Fellow. Before retirement Yvonne had a career in the Finance Industry.
 
Gerard has two sons, a daughter and three grandchildren, while Yvonne has two daughters and four grandchildren.
 
The merit of a person is not judged by the number of servants he has but by the number of people he serves; Gerard looks forward to serving Rotary International and District 9670.