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Margo Hewko

Marga grew up in Argentina and is married to John Hewko, the General Secretary of Rotary International. Marga and John have lived in Russia, Ukraine and the Czech Republic.

Following are some of Marga’s key appointments and achievements:

Mary Beth Growney Selene

The Rotary Foundation Trustee, 2016-2019

Rotary International Director, 2013-2015

Mary Beth is the founder and President of Ryan Signs, Inc., in Madison.  She is a non-lawyer Fee Arbitrator and a (past) non-lawyer member of the Client Security Fund of the State Bar of Wisconsin.  Mary Beth is a supporter of the What If? Foundation, which works to feed and educate children in Haiti.  

Personal time is shared with her husband Alan Selene (PDG, District 5970) and daughter Bridget and son-in-law Sean Hart.  

Mary Beth Growney Selene has been a member of the Rotary Club of Madison West Towne-Middleton, WI, USA since 1987 and she served her club as President in 1993-1994.  She has been a host parent to four Rotary Youth Exchange students.  

In her District 6250 she served as Governor in 2000-2001; District Membership Chair and District Rotary Foundation Chair.  

Mary Beth served as a Training Leader at the International Assembly in San Diego and was the District 6250 Representative to the Council on Legislation in 2004, 2007 and 2010.  

She served as the General Chair for a 2005 Zone Institute, a Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, Public Image Resource Coordinator, and Rotary Coordinator.   Mary Beth is serving as a Rotary Foundation Trustee in 2016-2019, and served as Rotary International Director in 2013-2015.  She is currently serving on the Finance, Program and Stewardship Committees of The Rotary Foundation, RI-USAID Partnership Committee and the PolioPlus Advocacy Committee.  She is also a member of the Water & Sanitation Rotarian Action Group (WASRAG) Operations Team.

She has received Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award and The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service.

Mary Beth and Alan are Major Donors and Bequest Society members to The Rotary Foundation’s Endowment Fund and they are both Sustaining members to the Annual Fund.


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