Rotary International President
District Governor 2019-20, Mark Roberts
Mark Roberts, a Rotarian since 2001, is a member of the Rotary Club of Peoria-North. He has served his club in numerous leadership capacities, including as president in 2010-2011.
Mark has served Rotary District 6460 as both District Grants Chair and District Rotary Foundation Chair, and will serve as District Governor in 2019-2020. In 2013, he received the Ed Peterka Leader Bell Award for outstanding leadership within the District. In 2018, he received the District Governor’s Citation for Meritorious Service for his work on activities related to The Rotary Foundation within District 6460, and the 2017-2018 Paul Harris Fellow Award from the Rotary Club of Peoria North.
A passionate supporter of The Rotary Foundation, Mark is a Paul Harris Society member, and along with wife Pam, a Major Donor and a member of the Bequest Society.
Professionally, Mark was named CEO of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois in May 2008. His previous experience includes service as Director of Advancement and Community Relations for the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Chief Development Officer for Lutheran Hillside Village Foundation, and Director of Development at Bradley University.
Mark earned a B.A. from Eastern Illinois University and a M.A. in Human Service Administration from Bradley University. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), a professional designation held by fewer than 5500 individuals worldwide, and is a past-president of the Central Illinois chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Additional honors include the 2009 Exemplary Alumni Award for Community Service from the Department of Educational Leadership and Human Development at Bradley University, and the 2018 Ian T. Sturrock Outstanding Fundraising Executive award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Central Illinois Chapter.
Mark and Pam have two children, and reside in Morton, IL.
DG Mark’s Governor News Message (Aug 2019)
The August 2019 District Newsletter “4-Way Today” is Now Available
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The July 2019 Youth Newsletter “Ins and Outs” is Now Available
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District Literacy Grant Applications for 2019-20 Are Now Available
APPLICATIONS DUE: September 30, 2019
Next Session Opportunities are in Decatur at Richland Community College
Registration for September 21, 2019 is now OPEN – CLICK HERE!
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