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Biography: DGN Mary Shackleton
Mary Eileen Shackleton is District 7230 Governor Nominee and will be Governor for the Rotary year 2020-21.  Mary currently serves as District 7230 Executive Secretary and chairs the District Grant and Stewardship Subcommittee.  She 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.   Mary is also a two-time Assistant Governor (2016-17, 2017-18).   She graduated from the Rotary Leadership Institute in 2018.   Mary is a Paul Harris Fellow 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) in1937.  Both parents (H.J./"Shack" and Wilma) have served as club presidents.  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.