Mar 24, 2022
SHEPHERDSTOWN ROTARY CLUB INDUCTS NEW MEMBER
The Rotary Club of Shepherdstown has inducted James Cook as a new member.
The induction ceremony was held at the Club's March 22 breakfast meeting at the Bavarian Inn.
The accompanying photo shows, from left to right: Club President Steve Campbell; Cook; his wife, Chandra; and Club member Dana Orsini, who is also the Rotary District Governor.
Cook is a retired US Army aviator who is currently an executive fundraiser for small nonprofit organizations and churches.
He has been a member of the Rotary organization since 2010, previously serving as the president of the Lexington, VA, Morning Rotary Club and a charter member of that city's Lunch Rotary Club. He has also held a variety of leadership positions at the Rotary District level, including serving as an Area Governor, and is a Rotary Leadership Institute Facilitator. He is a four-time Paul Harris Fellow and is a Paul Harris Society Member.
He has volunteered with other community service organizations as well, and frequently travels to Guatemala serving the extremely poor.
A native of Arizona he has a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Methodist University, a Master of Arts in Religion from Liberty University, and a Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Lynchburg.
He and Chandra live in Shepherdstown.
The Shepherdstown Rotary Club comprises two groups of members: a morning group that meets weekly on Tuesdays, and an evening group that meets bi-weekly on Wednesdays. Cook will be part of the weekly Tuesday morning group.
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