Dana L. McDaniel became the City of Dublin’s fifth city manager Jan. 31, 2015. He has been employed by the City for nearly 27 years where he has served various roles, including management assistant to the city manager, director of service, deputy city manager/director of economic development and director of development.
McDaniel’s tenure with the City of Dublin encompasses a time of rapid growth and expansion. As the City’s first director of service, he led the establishment of a service department that was one of only nine in North America to be accredited by the American Public Works Association.
He was instrumental in the development of DubLink, Dublin’s state-of-the-art broadband fiber-optic network, is co-founder of the Central Ohio Research Network and helped create the Dublin Entrepreneurial Center, which currently houses more than 100 start-up companies. McDaniel oversaw the expansion of economic development programming resulting in the attraction, retention and expansion of more than 14,000 jobs.
Under his leadership, the City was twice named one of the Top 7 smart cities in the world by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum and has received numerous awards from the International Economic Development Council, the Ohio Economic Development Association and the Mid-America Economic Development Association.
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Are you looking for a fun and rewarding program, that doesn't take all that much time--but does a great deal of good for veterans who have served our country and are now entering the private (non-military) part of their life and career?
The Kickoff luncheon for the OSU Veterans Mentoring program at OSU is September 24 in Room 285/289 of the Student Academic Services Building, Corner of Lane & Tuttle Park Place. Please respond to John Mariotti(614-499-5577) or get in touch with him at an upcoming meeting if you are available this year to work with a student. We want the program to be well represented in it's 4th year.
The Rotary Clubs of Whitehall-Bexley, Circleville, Zanesville, Marietta, Columbus, Dublin AM, and Dublin-Worthington are reviving the Group Study Exchange Program. We will send a GSE Team to Sorocaba, Brazil May 3-25, 2016, and a return team will visit from District 4620, tentatively in late May through mid-June 2016. District 4620 is located in the area surrounding and including São Paulo.
The District 6690 GSE Committee is now seeking applications for Team Leader to visit Brazil. We need your help to identify candiates for this position.
The GSE Team Leader must be a Rotarian from District 6690. Rotarians with proven leadership ability and international travel experience are encouraged to apply. Having the ability to speak Portuguese is a plus. The District Governor, her spouse, the Immediate Past District Governor and his spouse are not eligible to serve as Team Leader. Otherwise, all Rotarians from District 6690 are eligible.
The deadline to submit the application (attached) for Team Leader is Friday, October 30, 2015. Completed applications are to be sent to District 6690 GSE Chair Jan Zupnick at 77 South Cassady Avenue, Bexley, OH 43209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Later this fall, information will be sent about applying for the remaining four non-Rotarian GSE Team positions. If you’ve already received this information, please pass the application to a likely candidate.
In lieu of the annual Presidential Leadership Retreat, President Tricia is hosting a leadership after hours on September 29, 2015. All Board members and Committee Chairs should consider attending. Our venue will be the lovely Waterford Tower Condominiums at 155 W. Main Street in downtown Columbus. The event will begin at 5:30 PM. We should be cleaned up and out by 8:00 PM. Mark your calendars.
Columbus Rotary will assist the Salvation Army by ringing Red Kettle Bells at 3 Blue Jackets games again this year. Volunteers should arrive at Nationwide arena at 5:15 pm the evening of the scheduled game and we will wrap up by 7:15 pm. The dates to set aside are November 20, 27 and December 4. Sign up sheets coming soon!
All Rotarians are invited to attend the District 6690 Annual Conference in October. This is a chance to learn more about Rotary, meet other Rotarians from around SE Ohio and have fun. Save the date and call the Club office to register.
PRESENTERS AND TOPICS
Service Project – Driven Foundation David Fey – Preservation of Historical Parks Frank Bullock – Presentation on William Tecumseh Sherman Floyd Lancia – Polio Plus Update David Uhl – Project Search and Discover You
PLEASE NOTE: The 2016-17 District Grants Training will take place from 9:15 – 11:30
VENUE: Ohio University – Lancaster
1570 Granville Pike Lancaster