Speaker Date Topic
Judge Jennifer Brunner May 01, 2017

Judge Brunner will discuss the role of the judiciary in maintaining an ordered, democratic society in the age of populism.  She will examine in particular the strength of the U.S. federal and state judicial systems in comparison to those she has seen firsthand in the developing democracies of Serbia and Egypt. Judge Brunner has provided in-country expertise to these nations through the U.S. State Department’s USAID program. She says, "Sometimes you gain a clearer view of what you have when you look at it from a distance."

Service Above Self Fair May 08, 2017
@ Valleydale Ballroom
Club Networking Event May 15, 2017
Peter White May 22, 2017
Using Genomic Medicine to Accelerate Discovery and Diagnoses

Precision medicine is a new approach to healthcare where medical treatment is tailored by a patient’s unique genetic makeup. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is using state of the art technologies to sequence and rapidly analyze the genome, leading to improved diagnosis and new discoveries in diseases such as congenital heart defects, pediatric cancer and rare genetic syndromes. The are working towards a future where precision medicine is part of the everyday practice of pediatric healthcare.

NO MEETING May 29, 2017
Happy Memorial Day
Jim Smith, President & CEO Jun 05, 2017
The OSU Alumni Association
Allen Fore, Kinder Morgan Jun 12, 2017
Energy Policy and other matters

Allen Fore, Vice President, Public Affairs for Kinder Morgan, Inc., has more than 25 years of experience in law, government and public affairs at the local, state, and national levels.

At Kinder Morgan, Mr. Fore manages corporate public affairs, government relations, and community relations activities for existing company assets and major expansion projects throughout the United States.

Manny Guzman, CEO Jun 19, 2017
Chemical Abstracts
President Jack Graf, President Elect Paul Blevins Jun 26, 2017
Changing of the Guard
Dr. Elizabeth Paul Jul 10, 2017
Capital University
Rotary District Governor Shane Pyle Jul 17, 2017
Annual visit to the Club
Fred Bertley, CEO Jul 24, 2017

Dr. Frederic Bertley, COSI’s new President & CEO, is respected as one of the premiere informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education leaders in the industry. He previously served as the Senior Vice President for Science and Education at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, where he engaged diverse communities in STEM topics through proactive outreach and inspired programming.


Recognized both nationally and internationally as a thought leader in the fields of applied science, science education, and community engagement, Dr. Bertley has an extraordinary— and equally infectious— passion for science literacy and advocacy. A dynamic speaker, he will discuss the value of ensuring access to STEM learning, the need to increase interest and diversity in STEM career fields, and why COSI’s vision of a scientifically literate society is an aspiration that is critically important to Columbus’ growth into a successful 21st Century community. Learn about COSI’s key role on the Scioto Peninsula and its plans to serve as an increasingly vital cultural and educational resource for Central Ohio.

Jamie Richardson, VP Jul 31, 2017
White Castle
Jim Smith, President & CEO Aug 14, 2017
The OSU Alumni Association