(Sept 27)
Our District 5280 Governor Olivia Patterson Ryans received a BS degree in math and psychology and a Master’s degree in Administration and Management of Schools from Pepperdine University. She taught high school algebra and geometry and became a school administrator with LAUSD. Then she became a manager in the auto industry and Executive Director of a nonprofit real estate agency. She now specializes in the commercial sector.
She was President of the Inglewood Rotary Club and has served in District positions and on the board of directors of Music Mends Minds. She has participated in our District’s Humanitarian Trips and observed Rotary Foundation donations at work. She and her husband support the Rotary Foundation and Rotarians Inspiring Hope.
She spoke about the aspirations and goals for our District, the Soul of Rotary 2022 Foundation Celebration at The Novo at LA Live on Sunday, Nov 20, and the District 5280 Humanitarian Trip to Belize Mar 23-31. She welcomed our new members: Aurora Rysanek, Joseph Nwabuza, and Mark Szilagyi (our new audiovisual technologist). She presented PDG David Moyers with a Diamond pin for his generous support of the Rotary Foundation.
President Victoria presented a $600 check to DG Olivia in support of the Humanitarian Trip to Belize ($200 from the Club, $300 from Pres Victoria, & $100 from Wes Bradford). Details on participation will be on the District website, https://rotary5280.org/.