Leadership Team


The Rotary Club of Portland's Leadership Team consists of: Club President, Club Vice President, Club President Elect-Nominee, Club Immediate Past President, Trust Board President, Trust Board Vice President, and the Club's Executive Director. This team meets monthly to oversee all operations of the club and trust. Any topic that cannot be addressed at the leadership level goes to the club or trust board for discussion and vote. 


2020-2021 Leadership Team

Club President

Ruth Shelly

Club Vice-President

Reed Miller

 Club President Elect-Nominee

Maria Schell

Club Immediate Past President

Kate Ertmann


Trust President
Gary Johnson

Trust Vice-President
Maggie Bolger

Club Executive Director
Corinn deTorres




How does one become part of the leadership team?

If you are interested in future leadership in the Rotary Club of Portland, thank you! We need future leaders who are passionate about our club and about Service Above Self. 


For Club leadership, our Immediate Past President leads the Nominating Committee to select from a list of qualified members to serve as the next President Elect-Nominee. In order to qualify, members must have served on the Club Board for at least one year before taking office as President Elect-Nominee. After a member is President Elect-Nominee, they move into the Vice President role the following year before then becoming President the following year. If you are interested in serving on the Club Board to get your foot in the door, please let the Club President know that you are interested in serving! Each year, the Club holds Board elections and any member who has been a member of our club for at least 2 years may be nominated. 


In order to qualify for Trust Board leadership, a member needs to currently serve on the Trust Board. The path to the Trust Board is exactly the same as the Club Board; let the Trust President know you are interested or have a fellow member nominate you during election time. 


For questions about Club Leadership, you can reach out to any of the above Leadership Team members above.