|Meeting Date||Meeting Topic||Guest Speaker||Meeting Location|
|Tuesday 26th||District Governor Visit||DG Harry and Shauna Bolton||Zoom|
Harry has been a member of the Tenterfield Rotary Club since October 2002 and President in 2006/07 and 2016/17. Harry has served the District as AG (Group 9) for 3 years and has served in many club positions including: Vice President, Rotary International Director, Club Director, Community Director and Membership Director. In 2016 Harry became a Paul Harris Fellow.
Born and raised in Bruce Rock, Western Australia, approximately 275 kilometres east of Perth, Harry completed his education at boarding school in Merredin. After finishing school Harry then spent a couple of years working in northern Western Australia in the mining industry and on remote cattle stations. Harry met wife Shauna and they have been happily married for 40 years. They have lived in the Tenterfield area on the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, for the past 32 years and have 3 adult children – daughter Caledonia, who has been Head of Junior Secondary at Yeppoon High School and lives with her husband John and daughters Isabella and Caitlin; son Fraser who is Head of English at The SCOTS PGC College, Warwick, married to Claire and father of Euan and Archie; and son Cameron who operates his own cabinet-making business in Tenterfield.
Harry completed tertiary qualifications in Facility Management and Project Management through the University of New England. He has had an extensive career in Public Programs and Economic and Community Development and currently works for the Tenterfield Shire Council as Manager of Community and Economic Development, with previous employment in the Department of Defence in Training and Development. Shauna is a nurse at Prince Albert Hospital, Tenterfield.
Harry and Shauna are active in their community, particularly with Rotary activities. These include taking principal roles organising the Tenterfield Rotary German Cultural Festival, Tenterfield Rotary Jazzy Garden Party and Combined Rotary and Lions Christmas Fair. Harry is also heavily involved with the Tenterfield Chamber of Tourism Industry and Business, Tenterfield Drama Club, and Friends of the Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts. Shauna is an active member and secretary of the Tenterfield Patient Care Committee. His hobbies include highland pipe bands, traveling and Australian Rules Football.
Harry believes that the District Governor's position provides him with a fantastic opportunity to serve his community. He thinks that Rotary needs to be all the things we talk about: fun, engaging, networking, connecting, providing a helping hand, fostering leadership and developing leaders.