Chris Johnson to become District Governor 2016-17

DGND Chris Johnson

DGND Chris Johnson

I am happy to report that the District 7980 Nominating Committee has nominated Christopher “Chris” Johnson of the Fairfield Rotary Club to be District Governor in 2016-17.

The nomination challenge period expired at 11:59pm on 3-2-2014 and not a single objection was made; thus confirming this nomination.

DG PinChristopher “Chris” Johnson joined the LoDo Club in Denver, Colorado in 2003, and has been a member of the Fairfield Club since 2007 where he served as (2010-2011) President.  He has been Assistant Governor, Area 4 for District 7980 (2011-2014) where he also serves as World Peace Scholars chair.  Working together with Fairfield Rotary and Stonetown Zanzibar clubs, he oversaw a water project in Zanzibar, Tanzania, and has been involved with VTT and Global Grant projects in South Africa and India.  As the child of a Foreign Service officer and having lived in 5 countries before graduating high school, Johnson began working in field of International Education 1990, and has worked in study abroad, international student services and international admissions.  He has been a member of the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Trainer Corps and held regional leadership roles within the organization.  He has held leadership positions in the field of International Education at private, regional and urban public institutions and currently serves as the Chief International Officer for Fairfield University where he oversees a team that sends more than 600 students abroad to 30 countries and recruits nearly 200 international students from 45 countries to study at Fairfield.

DG Training ProgressionChris will join the Governor Track Team immediately with the title of District Governor Nominee Designee (DGND) as he begins his DG training. The Governor Track Team consists of Mukund Nori (DGE), Gerry Tom (DGN) and now Chris Johnson (DGND).

Feel free to congratulate Chris by sending him a message via email

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