Mary Eileen Shackleton was District 7230 Governor for the Rotary year 2020-21.  Currently, she is Vice-Governor and District Rotary Foundation Committee Chair (2022-25).  Mary is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Metro New York City (2015-16), when the club was awarded a Presidential Citation. She also holds two roles in Zone 32:  Assistant Rotary Coordinator | Innovative Club Advocate (2022-25) and Ambassador, Empowering Girls Initiative (2021-23).
 
Mary was a two-time Assistant Governor (2016-17, 2017-18) for Manhattan-area clubs. She has also served as District 7230 Public Image Chair (2021-22), Executive Secretary (2018-19), and chaired the District Grant and Stewardship Subcommittee (2018-19). Mary co-chaired the 2020 District Conference. Mary served on the Zones 28 & 32 Training Team, working with 2021-22 District Governors.  She graduated from the Rotary Leadership Institute in 2018. Mary is a Major Donor and member of both the Paul Harris and Bequest Societies.
 
Mary is a Research Specialist with the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis, LLP.  She received a B.A. (Communication) from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.  Mary went on to receive a J.D. from the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, and a M.I.L.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.  She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the International Legal Technology Association, and the Law Library Association of Greater New York.  Mary was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1988.
 
Mary is a proud Midwest farmer's daughter and fourth-generation Rotarian. Her paternal great-grandfather, Evan Shackleton, joined the Rotary Club of Attica-Williamsport, IN (USA) in 1938, followed by his son, Hubert B., some years later.  Both parents (Hubert J. and Wilma) have served as the club's president. Mary and her mother were serving Assistant Governors at the same time.  Her paternal aunt (Suzann Shackleton) also remains an active Rotarian.
 
Mary enjoys photography, reading, baking when she can, travel, exploring NYC, all water sports, dancing, and especially meeting Rotarians.  She is a life-long fan of the Purdue Boilermakers, Chicago Cubs, and most sports.
 
 

District Governor,
Martin Schulman

 
Map of Clubs in District
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