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The theme for 2020-2021 Rotary year is "Rotary: Rotary Opens Opportunities". As Rotarians and being part of a service organization, we look forward to serving our community, supporting local and international projects, and reaching out to people in need...

President's Message

It is truly an honor to serve this year as President of the Monterey Cannery Row Rotary Club. I am excited and overwhelmed with the possibilities that we as a group can do to better our community and our world. Each day a lot of us wake up in our own homes, with running water, with clothes in our closets, food in our pantries, tv’s turned on to the day’s news, cars in our garage, in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood, in a safe country that protects us from harm.
We are gifted and privileged to have these things but unfortunately many in our world do not. What excites me about Rotary is that we have this organization that actually allows us to help those in need, whether it be water, food or clothing, the basic necessities in life so that they can actually live and prosper just like us.
I firmly believe that by helping others, it makes the world a better place for all. I look forward to helping lead my club and to better help Rotary Connect the World.

Yours In Rotary Service,

Joseph Galagher
President, Monterey Cannery Row Rotary Club (2020-2021)


Board Members (2020-2021)

President: Joseph Patrick Gallagher
Secretary: Sharon Pira
Treasurer: Dwight Wilson
Public Image Chair: Berniz House
Club Foundation/ Membership Chair: John N. Hetz
Membership Chair: Yavuz Atila
Club Service Chair: Danette M. Roberts
Club Service Chair: Anne Ross
Club Programs Chair: Suha Kilic
Club Programs Chair: Ed Smith
International Service Chair: Ilge Karancak-Splane
Past President: Luis Contreras II


Past Club Presidents 

2020-2021: Luis Contreras II
2018-2019: Roberts Danette
2017-2018: Ed Smith
2016-2017: Sharon Pira
2015-2016: Suha Kilic
2014-2015: Joy Anderson
2013-2014: Ilge Karancak-Splane
2012-2013: Bruce Orlebeck
2011-2012: Yavuz Atila - Charter President


Home Club of District 5230 Governors

 2020-2021: PDG Joy Anderson

2016-2017: PDG Yavuz Atila
2010-2011: PDG Young Koh

Home of Assistant Governorsdd

2019-2020: Suha Kilic

2016-2017: Sharon Pira
2015-2016: Ilge Karancak-Splane
2014-2015: Bruce Orlebeck
2011-2012:  Yavuz Atila

Bylaws of the Rotary Club of Monterey Cannery Row

2021-2022 Members
Anne Ross 

Berniz House

Danette Marie Roberts

Dwight Wilson

Ed Smith

Haruno Ito Fukui

Ilge Karancak-Splane

John Hetz

John Pira 

John Turner (Honorary)

Joe Gallagher

PDG Joy Anderson

PDG Lee Blankenship (Honorary)

Luis II Contreras

Mark Arellano

Sharon Pira

Tim Flanagan

PDG Yavuz V. Atila

PDG Young Koh

Associate Members 

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