Proposed New Members:

Gary Brown and Mary O’Leary have proposed a new Southtowne member from the Springs: John McCarthy.

John McCarthy is a retired meteorologist. His PHD is from Chicago University. His research specialized in the study of micro bursts and their effect on aviation safety. He is an accomplished pilot. He has given several lectures about his research to many groups, including Rotary groups around the world. He would make a wonderful new member to our Rotary group. 

Chris Waugh has proposed two new Southtowne Service Network members : Helen Williams & Wendy Westcott.

Helen Williams – Helen is a Senior Loan Officer with Mann Mortgage and has been in the industry since the late 80’s. She and her husband Gary live in Springfield. In her spare time, she is writing a novel. She heard about our new satellite and wants to be a part of this Rotary Club. She enjoys quilting, reading, playing with her dogs and grandchildren.

Wendy Westcott – Wendy is the owner of three UPS stores on Division, Willamette and Commerce Streets, and she’s getting ready to open a fourth. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from UO and a Masters in Elementary Education from Lewis and Clark College. Wendy has two adult children – Grace, who is 21 and Zach, who is 18. When asked what she likes to do in her spare time, her answer was travel, travel, travel!