Club/Foundation Treasurer Position
We are seeking nominations for someone to serve as Treasurer for both the Club and our Club’s Foundation. The primary function of the Treasurer is to exercise oversight over Club and Foundation funds and ensure that budgetary control is appropriately maintained. The Treasurer serves as a member of both the Club’s board of directors and the Foundation’s board of directors. A detailed job description is available from Cathy or Club President Dennis Fliehman. If you are interested in this position please contact Dennis Fliehman as soon as possible, as we would like to elect the new Treasurer at the Club board’s meeting on June 18th.
We would like to recognize Melody Warzecha for her dedicated service as Treasurer over the past two and a half years. Thank you, Melody!
Next Meeting:
When:Friday, June 7, 2019
Where:The Lansing Center, First Floor
Speaker:Judith Stoddart, MSU's Associate Provost
Topic:"MSU Arts:  Creating a Strategy to Integrate the Arts into Campus & Community Life"
Chair of the Day:  Barb Whitney
Invocator:Jack Davis
Chair of the Month:Jordan Sutton
Remembrance:Diane Sanborn
Greeter:Jim Dixon
Editarian:Linda Lynch
Biography for Dr. Dean Sienko
Dean G. Sienko became vice president for health programs at The Carter Center in June 2016.
Previously, Sienko was associate dean for prevention and public health at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, where he also was acting director of the Institute for Health Policy and senior adviser to the provost.
Sienko earned his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and holds master’s degrees in clinical research design and statistical analysis from the University of Michigan and in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College. He is board certified in public health and general preventive medicine, and his research has been published in numerous journals. He was recognized in 2012 by Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, received the Capital Area Health Alliance’s Community Service Award in 2008, and was named Distinguished Health Practitioner of 2008 by the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He was a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow from 1993 through 1996.
Sienko retired as a major general after a 33-year career with the U.S. Army and for two years was commanding general of the U.S. Army Public Health Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. He has been an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, medical director/medical examiner with the Ingham County (Michigan) Health Department, and interim chief medical executive for the state of Michigan.
At The Carter Center, Sienko provides leadership for programs working to prevent or eliminate six tropical diseases in 18 nations, as well as efforts to improve mental health care in the United States and abroad. He succeeds Dr. Donald Hopkins, who joined The Carter Center in 1987 and remains as special adviser for Guinea worm eradication.
New Member Proposed

The following proposed member has emailed their application to the office.  If anyone has a comment on this proposed member please forward it in writing within ten days to the Rotary office, before approval by the board of directors.  Thank you

  • Lolo Robison,  Director of Marketing at CATA, sponsored by Lisa Smith
ARTpath Special Projects Opportunity
On Friday, June 7th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. we could use 4-6 volunteers to set up at the ARTpath Event and work near Rotary Park.  The work will involve setting up site-specific works of art at different locations.  Email Barb Whitney at: if you are interested.  Thank you!
Special Projects Opportunity
Our next Special Projects date is Saturday, June 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Greater Lansing Food Bank located at 2116 Mint Road, Lansing, MI  48906.  We are in need of several volunteers to help sort, box, label and weigh food  If you are willing to help please contact Wayne Sieloff by email to: or call/text 517-918-0737.  Thank you for your willingness to serve!
Jun 07, 2019
"MSU Arts: Creating a Strategy to Integrate the Arts into Campus & Community Life"
Jun 14, 2019
at the Lansing Center
Jun 21, 2019
at the Lansing Center First Floor
Jun 28, 2019
at the Country Club of Lansing on Moores River Drive
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Rotary Club of Lansing
P. O. Box 13156
Lansing, MI   48901-3156
Meeting Responsibilities
Chair of the Day
Smith, Jay H.
Gute, Todd
Gute, Todd
May Birthday Chair
Sonnenberg, Curt
Sanborn, Diane
Chair of the Month
Smith, Jay H.