DG Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell has announced that  Dr. Maksud Chowdhury, President of the Rotary E-Club of Heritage, NY has been selectied by the Distrct Nominating Committee to be the District Governor for 2026-27.  Dr. Chowdhury will immediately become the Disrict Governor Nominee Designee (DGND).  On 1 July this year, he will become the District Governor Nominee (DGN), transitioning to District Governor-Elect (DGE) on 1 July 2025.  He will officially take over as District Governor on 1 July 2026, succeeding Garrett Capobianco..  
Dr. Chowdhury is a pediatrician by profesion and was awarded "President of the Year" at the District Conference last year for his leadership in growing membership in his club from 20 to 36, sponsoring a community-based new Rotaract Club and as well as forming new Satellite Club.  His wife, Dr. Shamim Begum is President-Elect of  their Club and his two adult children are also Rotarians.  Here is a link to Dr. Chowdhury's bio.
DG Loren also confirmed the selection by the Nominating Committee of Peter De Nicola of the White Plains Club, as District Treasurer for the Rotary years 2024-25 and 2025-26.  He congratulated both DGND Maksud and Treasurer-Elect Peter on their selection.