Members Biog

Karen

Karen has been a member of Rotary since 2008 when daughter Julia was accepted as a Youth Exchange Student to Finland.

 

 

 

She joined the RC of Rockhampton and remained a member there until the establishment began in 2015 of a breakfast club on the coast.

She is married to Lyal, who assists at many Rotary functions, and has five daughters, the majority of whom live, with their families, on the coast.

Other involvement in the community includes Sailability, St Vincent de Paul, and a caller at Bingo for the Cap Coast Hospital & Health Service.

Kelvin and Joanne

Kelvin and Joanne, joined Rotary in 2016, long time Rocky residents moved to Yeppoon 3 years ago.

We sold our Solar/Electrical business and are enjoy a break from full time work and taking on the rewarding challenge of giving back to the community through this club.

Married with two great children. Now empty nesters our interests are, to travel more, both overseas and in our caravan around this great country that we are blessed to live in. Being a member of rotary allows us to contribute and be part of this wonderful coastal paradise.

Carol

Carol  has lived in and around Central Queensland all her married life. She joined Rotary in Rockhampton in 2005 and moved to Yeppoon where she was part of forming the Rotary Breakfast Club which Chartered in August 2015.  Carol is a Paul Harris Fellow Sapphire having received the awards for her service to Youth.  She also holds a Four Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarians.

She was District 9570 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Chair from 2013 to 2015 and this year 2017-18 is the District Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN) Chair.

She loves sewing, travelling and the Rotary Youth Programs and says her only regret is that she didn’t join Rotary much earlier.  Married to Murray, their family all live in Gladstone.

 

Neil

Neil has been a member of Rotary since 2008 when he joined the Rotary Club of Rockhampton (RCOR) where he made a Paul Harris Fellow.. He went on to Chair the Satellite club of RCOR which is how the Rotary Club of Capricorn Coast was formed with Neil as the Inaugural President.

 

A local businessman that works from a home office for a Melbourne based company, he travels nationally and internationally for his work.

Neil sits on a number of boards of private and NFP companies, he is married to Jen who often assists with marketing material for events, both being enthusiastic supporters of the Capricorn Coast Community. Between them they have 5 children and 5 grand-children located across Queensland.

Peter

Peter joined the Rockhampton Rotary Club in 2013. He had a desire to make a greater contribution to our community and expand his network of friends.

 

After moving with his wife Mary to Yeppoon, Peter joined the Capricorn Coast Club in 2016.

Peter shifted from full time employment to establish his part-time agricultural consulting business in 2016. As well as Rotary projects he volunteers at Meals on Wheels and Eddie’s Van and holds committee positions on education and community orgainsations.