Exciting news! The selection of the person who will lead our "ambassadors” to Italy as part of the Group Study Exchange ( GSE) has been selected. Our congratulations to Madeline Finnerty of the Rotary Club of Ashland. She will lead the Outbound GSE Team from our district to RID2090 next May.

 Madeline is  the CEO of her consulting firm and previously led a GSE Team to France. Madeline speaks Italian, and is a world traveler. Her relaxed personality and skills in conflict resolution makes her an exceptional choice.
Team member Christy Boggs

Christy F. Boggs, age 35, lives in Bowling Green. She is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bowling Green. She works in the Bowling Green S. U. Admissions office. She has lived in the Philippines and has taught English while living in Rome, Italy. She speaks Italian and looks to enhance her skills in the areas of International Student admissions.

Team Member Liz Schultz

Elizabeth Katherine Schultz, age 30, lives in Oberlin, Ohio, where she is Coordinator of Museum Education at the Oberlin Heritage Center. The Oberlin Club is her sponsor. She holds a BA in Archaeology, an MA in Anthropology and an MA in Museum Studies. She is responsible for presentations for the museum in Oberlin, and looks to gain more skills in museum marketing. She has knowledge of Spanish and some international travel experience.

Team Member Dan Chudzinski

Dan Chudzinkski, age 26, lives in Fremont, Ohio, where he teaches Studio Art and Art History at Terra Community College. He is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Fremont. He has a BA from Miami University and MFA in sculpture from BGSU. Has studied Spanish and Italian, and has visited Italy. His passion is art and sculpture, and he plans on focusing on Renaissance and Baroque artists such at Michangleo, Bernini, Ghiberti.

Team Member Victoria Lipski

Victoria Lipski, age 30, lives Perrysburg, Ohio and works in Fostoria, Ohio. The Rotary club of Fostoria is her sponsor. She is an IT Administrator in a manufacturing firm who speaks Italian and has spent time in Italy as an undergraduate at Colorado State University. She is an artist in metalworking and textiles and a vocalist.
Alternate Team Leader Dariel Jacobs
Dariel Jacobs lives in Sylvania, Ohio, where she is a professor of Education at Lourdes University. She has been a Rotarian for many years and currently is a member of the Rotary Club of Sylvania. She has done considerable international travel and speaks 2 foreign languages.

Alternate Team Member Cory Cousino

Carleton Cory T. Cousino, age 25, lives in Perrysburg, Ohio. Cory is the manager of two restaurants in the Toledo area. He has traveled in Ireland and Canada. He is a graduate of St. John's High School in Toledo.