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Every strong organization needs strong leaders and we are fortunate to have a group of men and women who are committed to The Rotary Club Orlando and the principles of Rotary.  Their short bios show the wonderful diversity of our club and their significant leadership contributions to our community.


121 Members


31 Major

Chris Whitney


Member 4 years, Rotarian for 30 years

Chris Whitney, Rotarian for almost 30 years, started his Rotary journey in Miamisburg, Ohio. Rising to the office of president and Paul Harris Fellow, he hosted numerous Student Exchanges and Group Study Exchanges from around the world. His next club was the Rotary Club of Cincinnati club 17. Serving in a variety of committees he lead a group study exchange to Chile in 2008. Now a member of the Board  he is proud to serve in this club for the last 3 years.

Dan Bone

President Elect

Member for 5 years

Hometown: Palatine, IL ( near Chicago )
Alma Mater: Illinois Wesleyan University … Go Titans!
Spouse: Betsy
Years Married: 39
Children: Emily, who is 35, Jeff who is 30.
Hobbies: Music, Woodworking, Sports ( playing, not watching )

Jason Frazier


Member for 22 years

Hometown: Orlando (4th gen.)
Alma Mater: Montreat College, NC
Spouse: Angie
Years Married: 20
Children: Jack (freshman FSU);  Calvin (junior EHS)
Hobbies: Spending time with family, helping out with school sports, organizing things

Richard Ungaro

Club Secretary

Member for 14 years

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Alma Mater: Henry Ford College
Spouse: Janice
Years Married: 44
Children: 3 and 9 Grandchildren
Hobbies: Golf, Cruising and Spoiling Grandchildren

Jim Saul

Sergeant at Arms

Member for 10 years

Hometown: Orlando
Alma Mater: Florida State University
Spouse: Kathy
Years Married: 45
Children: 4 married daughters, 4 son-in-laws and 3 granddaughters
Hobbies: Family

Club Directors

Alison Kerestes

Member for 2 years

Hometown: Sigourney, Iowa
Alma Mater: USF (undergrad) FSU (law school)
Spouse: Steve
Years Married: 15
Children: 1 son; 11 years old
Hobbies: Walking, traveling, canoeing, spending time with family

Ken Chapman

Member for 36 years

Hometown: Savannah, GA
Alma Mater: The University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!)
Spouse: Jessie
Years Married: 30
Children: 3, Danielle, Alexis, and Micah – 4 grandchildren
Hobbies: Bringing hope to those who have lost their way – Salvation Army Bands

Drew Hultgren

Member for 26 years

Hometown: Dassel, Minnesota
Alma Mater: Wheaton College (BA); Rutgers University School of Law (JD)
Spouse: Karla
Years Married: 34
Children: 3 adult children:  Tyler (30) (& Natalie); Madison (26); and Jackson (23) (& Brittney); and one grandchild, Aleia (2)
Hobbies: Travel (all 50 states and 35 countries so far), saltwater fishing, downhill skiing, golf, reading, and a growing interest in birding

Chris Wallace

Member for 4 years

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
Alma Mater: The Ohio State University/ U. S. Navy
Spouse: Diane
Years Married: 40
Children: 3 Katie, Adam, & Aaron
Hobbies: Cycling/cooking

Randy Steil

Member for 5 years

Hometown: Rockville, Minnesota
Alma Mater: Southwest Minnesota State
Spouse: Melanie
Years Married: 12
Children: 3
Hobbies: Sports, outdoors, and spending time with the family.

Candace Griffin

Member for 3 years

Hometown: Orlando
Alma Mater: FAU
Children: 3 Children, ages 24,15, & 11
Hobbies: Kayaking, Reading, collecting historical books, traveling, golf, yoga, spending time with my family.

Zak Levesque

Member for 2 years

Hometown: Orlando
Alma Mater: Stetson University Alumni
Hobbies: Golf, research, and yoga

Bill Peeper

Member for 15 years

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Alma Mater: Ohio University
Spouse: Anne
Years Married: 53 years
Children: 2
Hobbies: Flying Remote Control Aircraft, Rotary

Walt Nason

Member for 38 years


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Eddie Clark

Member for 2 years

Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Alma Mater: Full Sail University & Drake State
Spouse: LyMarie
Years Married: 17 years
Children: 2
Hobbies: Archery, Competitive Shooting and Podcasting

Tammy Wacker

Club Administrative Assistant

Tammy joined the club as Administrative Assistant in February 2020. After leaving a career in banking in 2001 to start a family. She is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Maitland and a Paul Harris Fellow. She was named Jewel of the Rotary Foundation in 2005.

She has served on the boards of the Better Business Bureau, the Downtown Orlando Partnership and the Roy E. Crummer, Graduate School of Business at Rollins College Alumni Board. She received the Point of Light Award from the City of Orlando and the LEND Award for Community Service from Bank of America.

She earned her BSBA in Finance from the University of Central Florida and her MBA from Rollins College. She and husband, Don, have two children, Kate and Chris.

Member 2 year, Rotarian for 13 years

Rotary Club of Orlando Foundation President
Walt Nason

Member for 38 years



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