DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2019-20
Sigrid Solomon was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and attended boarding school at age of 15. She holds a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and her M.Ed. from East Carolina University.
She has been working in higher education since 1993 at various colleges and universities — North Carolina State University, North Carolina Wesleyan University, Emory and Henry College, Southern Vermont College and now at Wilmington College where she has served as the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students/Title IX Coordinator over the past nine years.
Inspired by her experience as a Group Study Exchange participant in the fall of 1998, she began her Rotary journey in 2000 in Abingdon, Virginia, then later joined Wilmington AM club in 2007. Between the two clubs, she has served as Programs Co-chair, Social Co-chair, Club President in 2011-2012, President Elect in 2010-2011, Co-Chair, Wilmington Cardboard City Committee in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Chair, Rotary Vocational Scholarship Committee in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 and Chair, Rotary 4-Way Test Committee in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 member, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Rotary District 4-Way Test Speech Competition Committee, and Assistant Governor in 13-14, 14-15, and 15-16 Rotary calendar years.
She is also a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.
She has two sons, ages 28 and 19, and a host of former foster children.
DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2020-21
Greg Birkemeyer joined the Rotary Club of Dayton in 2006 and served as Club President 2013–2014. He also served two years as club treasurer,
two years on the club’s foundation board, and two years as chair of the club’s committee responsible for acclimating new members to the club. He also served on the Club’s Centennial celebration and Centennial Project committees. Greg is currently District 6670's District Governor Nominee and will serve as District Governor in 2020-2021.
Greg served as Assistant District Governor 2014–2017, District Trainer 2017–2018 and is currently the District Grants Subcommittee Chair. He served as member of the 2017 All-Ohio PETS Steering Committee and is again serving on the 2019 Committee. Greg also served as a judge for the District's 2018 4- Way Speech Contest. Greg is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow. Greg was fortunate to attend Rotary International Conferences in Lisbon Portugal (2013) and Atlanta (2017). Greg is inspired by Rotarians committed to improving the lives of others and our communities both locally and internationally. Greg is especially inspired by Rotarians around the world working to eradicate polio as he was very close to an aunt who was unable to walk after contracting polio when she was only two years old.
Greg was born and raised in Glandorf, Ohio. Thereafter he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. While at BGSU Greg met Peg, his wife of 34 years. Greg and Peg live in Beavercreek and have 2 children and 3 grandsons. Employed by USI Insurance Services in Dayton, Greg provides property and casualty risk management consulting and insurance placements for commercial businesses.
Prior to joining USI in 2000, Greg spent 18 years in various insurance company claim management positions. Greg holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Claims (AIC) professional insurance designations. Greg has served as a board member and finance committee member of Family Services in Dayton and as a member for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Safety Committee.
DISTRICT GOVERNOR 2021-22
Carol Hughes was born and raised in England, and after 15 years in the elementary classroom, Carol and her family emigrated to Lebanon Ohio in July 1993. After 9 years developing her career at the Countryside YMCA, Carol was hired as Executive Director of the Fairfield YMCA, and spent almost 4 years working in Butler County. When the position of Executive Director became available at the Coffman YMCA in Springboro in 2006, Carol was excited to be offered the opportunity to work back in Warren County.
Following four years at the Coffman YMCA, Carol changed careers and was offered the opportunity to lead the Springboro Chamber of Commerce. Carol has excelled in building community relationships and working in all aspects of membership and program development after 16 years with the YMCA. Chamber work involves building relationships and developing partnerships, and Carol uses her skills and experiences with the Springboro Chamber of Commerce to further the economic growth and business development in the heart of Springboro.
Carol lives in Springboro. Her four adult children live in Indianapolis (Russell), Centerville (Adam), Springboro (Kelly) and Hamilton (Dan). She has two grandsons, Camren (12) and Corwin (8) and two granddaughters, Mclayne (5) and Evie (2).